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Systems Administrator

Company Overview

Our passion is providing Americans and veterans in rural communities stable and rewarding IT careers. Our purpose is bettering their lives and enriching the communities where they live, while helping Fortune 2000 companies achieve success.

Job Summary

The Systems Administrator is responsible for designing, organizing, modifying, and supporting a company's computer systems. The Sys Admin designs and installs LANs, WANs, Internet and intranet systems, and network segments. The SA is also responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. The Sys Admin participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure, and ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to standards set forth by the company or client.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Monitor and optimize system performance.
  • Install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain a database system.
  • Implement, configure, and troubleshoot database instances, replication, backup, partitions, storage, and access.
  • Set user privileges within the database environment.
  • All other position specifics, as dictated by client.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage  etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
  • Install and configure systems such as supports GIS infrastructure applications or Asset Management applications.
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
  • Contribute to and maintain system standards.
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identify approaches that leverage resources and provide economies of scale.
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems  and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs.
  • Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to  the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary.
  • Create, change, and delete user accounts per request.
  • Provide Tier III/other support per request from various constituencies. Investigate and troubleshoot issues.
  • Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted constituencies.
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add  new services as necessary.
  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU,  memory, and disk partitions as required.
  • Maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment.

Benefits and Perks

Onshore Outsourcing benefits include: Paid vacation, Health Insurance, 401K, Life Insurance, Casual dress code, Community Outreach Program, Onsite special events, Discounted Health Club memberships, and more! 

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