Systems Administrator II

Job description

Job location: Killeen TAMUCT

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-02-27
Req: R-017335
Job Title

Systems Administrator II


Texas A&M University - Central Tx


Information Technology

Proposed Minimum Salary

$4,072.25 monthly

Job Location

Killeen, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Systems Administrator II, under general direction, performs complex and specialized systems administration support functions, such as troubleshooting, analysis, research, de-bugging, and problem-solving. The Systems Administrator II ensures the uptime, performance, resources, and security of computers in order to meet the needs of the users.

-Administer large and/or multiple client servers, to include virtual servers. Design and implement servers. Install and configure network file servers and hardware; provide technical oversight of server testing and application; and conduct server performance analyses and tuning. Assist with routine audits of systems and software.
-Analyze system logs and identifying potential issues with computer systems. Troubleshoot and repair complex hardware and software for servers; troubleshoot and repair configuration problems; troubleshoot routine network problems. Provide Tier II and assist with Tier III support. Evaluates and follows through on issues and problems until resolved or escalated
-Research, recommend, specify, and plan for large server hardware and software purchases in support of the clients? overall goals.
-Review the accuracy of documentation of server support methods, procedures, and configuration.
-Implement new technology deployments and system integration testing.
-Perform annual security assessments. Design system security measures and data backup and protection methods. Develop disaster recovery plans for servers.
-Implement the evaluation of new technologies to determine their applicability to the client?s needs.
-Assist project leader with developing work plan and time schedules for projects including outlining phases and identifying personnel and computing equipment requirements.
-May coordinate the technical activities of a small project team; assist and mentor other employees in resolving various issues; participate with management personnel in planning, direction, and coordinating operational and/or procedural matters to meet goals and objectives; may produce reports and summaries for management and/or users including status reports, problem reports, progress summaries, and system utilization reports; participate in change management and problem tracking; and perform all or some of the duties of a Systems Administrator.
-Participate in training and professional development.

Education and Experience:
-Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
-Three years of related experience.

Preferred Experience:

-Experience with Windows Server 2008/2012/2016

-Experience with Linux server operating systems Ubuntu/Debian/Suse/CentOS/Redhat

-Experience with PowerShell and Bash scripting

-File transfer and network protocols SSH/SFTP/FTP/SCP/FTPS

-Virtualization experince Hyper-V or VMWare

-Experience in configuring and maintaining network and server infrastructure

-Knowledge of ITSM/ITIL techniques including configuration and change management

-Experience with IaaS, SaaS, and PaaS platforms: Email/Security/Collaboration/Auditing/Vulnerability, etc

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications. Knowledge of troubleshooting and problem-solving, client relations, requirement assessment and analysis, project management methodology, context and interrelationships, and the Information Technology Interface Library (ITIL).
-Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

Hours: Mon-Fri; 8am-5pm, some evening and weekends

Salary: $48,867

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Posted: 2/28/2019
Application Due: 5/29/2019
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