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Systems Administrator  

Division CUSO Financial Services, L.P.  
Position Systems Administrator  
Location CFS and SPF Home Office - San Diego, CA  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

CUSO Financial Services, L.P. and Sorrento Pacific Financial, LLC. are looking for a Systems Administrator to join our Engineering team. Our company culture fosters and encourages innovation and growth by promoting openness, flexibility, and an entrepreneurial spirit.

We have a unique opportunity to join a growing financial services firm in the San Diego area as a Systems Administrator. The successful candidate will provide advanced level technical and administrative support for a variety of software applications and hosted IT technology, and the local area network (LAN). This includes creating and maintaining written documentation for specific purposes. As a Systems Administrator, this position is responsible for supporting and advising the department manager on projects, enhancements, problem-solving, training staff, and monitoring/reporting on department activities.This position will also play a significant part in managing network, server, workstation and third party security risks. The ideal candidate is a great problem solver looking to accelerate their career and thrive in a dynamic, challenging and collaborative environment.

Position duties include but not limited to:

  • Supports the department manager by proposing recommendations for technology enhancements or efficiencies, developing sound analysis to support recommendations, handling complex problem-resolution, implementing and leading projects, training other staff as needed, and contributing to feedback on the work performance of other department staff.
  • Provides support for system administration in the following areas: Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Exchanges and O365, VMware ESXi, Veeam Availability Suite, Dell Compellent SAN, firewall and antivirus system, helpdesk ticketing system, and PC support.
  • Review and monitor systems for cybersecurity risks, including research and remediation.
  • Cross-trains and provides back-up support on Network Administrator and telecommunications administration duties.
  • Provides computer and network support to users relating to software and hardware problems.
  • Provides systematic troubleshooting on advanced technical problems including situational awareness in regards to the impact on business activity.
  • Review, monitor and manage network devices such as switches, firewalls and wireless devices.
  • Installs new software applications or hardware on the local area network, coordinating assistance from management or outside third parties as needed.
  • Adds and maintains users on the network. Assign application access, ensure security, and maintain system configuration within standards.
  • Coordinates or execute approved programming and equipment changes. This may include moves, adds, and user changes.
  • Provides written documentation on a monthly basis which defines upcoming needs of the network which would require purchase of additional hardware or software.
  • Develops and maintain all documentation for the network and supporting systems including procedures, equipment lists, maintenance logs, user set-up, problem resolution, disaster recovery procedures, and system backup logs.
  • Monitors and reports licenses on applications to ensure compliance on a monthly basis.
  • Develops organized projects plans, coordinate closely with departments and vendors on process improvements and efficiency
  • Remains on call for emergencies and willing to work extended hours, if necessary, to meet deadlines
  • Supports Company Mission and Corporate Values
  • Completes various projects and other duties as assigned by manager.
Position Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent work experience and a minimum of 5 years of experience in a Systems or Network Administrator role. Understanding of SDLC
  • 2 or more years of experience working in a customer service focused environment.
  • The ability to self-manage and have strong organizational skills and follow through for timely customer response.
  • A team player and possess the ability to interact technically with CFS staff.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft technologies, Active Directory, Exchange, O365, etc Proficient in VMware ESXi, Veeam Availability Suite or similar backup solutions, Dell Compellent SAN or similar storage systems, McAfee Endpoint Protection or similar enterprise endpoint protection suites.
  • Experience with IT ticketing systems and direct end user support in an enterprise environment is desirable.
  • Microsoft Certification desirable.

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CUSO Financial Services, L.P. and Sorrento Pacific Financial, LLC. offer a rewarding career path and potential for advancement as well as good benefits and a solid work/life balance. Our collaborative culture offers community through shared goals and strong work ethics.

CUSO recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in San Diego and one of San Diego’s Healthiest Companies. As a result, we have many long-term employees who know our processes and efficiency goals so you will get to work with knowledgeable experts and top talent who believe in leading the industry through a high tech/high touch approach. To learn more about CFS, please visit



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