NETLAB System Administrator, 0.50 FTE
Ensures successful IT execution in performing complex, highly specialized and technical activities to analyze, develop, configure, maintain, and administer information systems, and system administration services pertaining to the mission-critical Netlab Instructional Virtual System; troubleshoots and solves technical problems related to the system; and performs a variety of technical tasks relative to the assigned are of responsibility.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives direction from an assigned supervisor.
Responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Analyze and assess the technological needs of the Netlab system; perform server administration tasks including installing and configuration of operating systems, virtual machines, network services, drivers, and other peripherals.
- Provide technical support in the installation and problem solving analysis in the installation, maintenance and servicing of the Netlab and related system software and hardware components.
- Ensure the effective creation of the new Netlab system in parallel environments.
- Ensure system security and integrity at all levels of system administration protecting all user accounts, groups, and data.
- Develops, implements, and maintains system backup/recovery plans, network security standards, and administrative tasks pertaining to Netlab systems.
- Maintain regular communication with the project team and attends regional Netlab meetings to ensure project completion of deliverables.
- Evaluate, test and implement upgraded Netlab systems or systems software packages; install new versions, releases or maintenance levels of existing systems.
- Review, evaluate and analyze new or updated software or operating systems; confer with Cisco Academy Instructor and recommend modifications to existing Netlab systems.
- Detect, isolate and resolve Netlab problems; utilize vendor coordination and support as needed; implement bypasses or other resolutions. Develop and document maintenance logs, performance reports, and operational procedures including system recovery methods.
- Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of information systems.
- Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
- Server virtualization, VMWare, MS Virtual Server, Cisco Routers and Cisco Switches.
- Current and emerging operating systems, networking practices, and programming standards.
- Methods and techniques used in the installation, troubleshooting, upgrading and problem resolution of information systems.
- Operational characteristics of various networks, and software packages.
- Methods and techniques of system design.
- Principles and procedures of quality assurance and security related to computer information systems.
- Modern office procedures, methods and equipment.
- Communication concepts, protocols, devices, and network/application monitoring tools.
- Multi-tiered internet/intranet computing environments.
- Independently perform systems analysis activities.
- Install, troubleshoot and upgrade server based information systems.
- Evaluate, test, implement and support new operating systems.
- Analyze and assess the technological needs of the Netlab system.
- Detect, isolate and resolve Netlab problems.
- Anticipate system and network problems, develop and implement a plan of action.
- Work independently in the absence of supervision and exercise independent action and good judgment while maintaining District standards and guidelines.
- Operate standard office equipment including computers and associated software applications.
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
- Stay abreast of changing technology and recommend upgrades and acquisitions for new hardware and software based on requirements.
- Sensitivity to and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic, ethnic backgrounds and disabilities of community college students and staff.
- Sitting for prolonged periods of time; moderate lifting requirements; extensive use of computer keyboard.
Associate's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer networking, information systems, electronics or a related field.
Four (4) years of recent increasingly responsible server administration, installation, and maintenance in a complex Virtual Server/high availability environment. Experience working in a Cisco environment desirable. Experience working in a hosted solution computing environment desirable. Related education may be substituted for experience on a year-to-year basis.
Possession of CCNA or CCNA Security Certification Supplemental Information
The following documents are required with application:
Copies of transcripts