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

Agency

Texas A&M University - Central Tx

Department

Information Technology

Proposed Minimum Salary

$4,072.25 monthly

Job Location

Killeen, Texas

Job Type

Staff

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.

Responsibilities:
-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
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