Systems Administrator

  • location: Phoenix, AZ
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $44.63 - $50.06 per hour
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Systems Administrator

job summary:
Responsible for maintaining the computer systems, server management including installing, maintaining and upgrading the servers. Will ensure the servers are backed up, and that the server data is secure from unauthorized access. May also produce and create reports, charts, manuals proposals and perform light programming (scripting). Must be able to plan, coordinate and implement software version changes and use utility tools to monitor elements of the system, such as memory, central processing unit (CPU) and program errors generated from a system or software problem. Must also have knowledge in systems design and configuration. Strong verbal and written communication skills is required.

 
location: Phoenix, Arizona
job type: Contract
salary: $44.63 - 50.06 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Responsible for maintaining the computer systems, server management including installing, maintaining and upgrading the servers. Will ensure the servers are backed up, and that the server data is secure from unauthorized access. May also produce and create reports, charts, manuals proposals and perform light programming (scripting). Must be able to plan, coordinate and implement software version changes and use utility tools to monitor elements of the system, such as memory, central processing unit (CPU) and program errors generated from a system or software problem. Must also have knowledge in systems design and configuration. Strong verbal and written communication skills is required.

 
qualifications:
Two to four years of experience in a large data center environment (1000+ servers), A general knowledge and understanding of server operating systems as normally obtained through the completion of a Bachelor's degree in computer science/information systems or formal technical training. General knowledge with managing technology in remote environments and working in a 24x7/high availability datacenter environment. General knowledge of core infrastructure services such as DNS, NAS, SAN, Networking, SMTP, NAC, Active Directory, GPOs, and DHCP. General knowledge of load balancers (HSE, CSM, Netscaler) to add or remove specific servers and/or service ports from load balance under supervision of a senior staff member. High skill with of most UNIX/Windows Server commands/utilities. Familiarity with most basic system administration tools and processes; for example, can boot/shutdown a machine, add and remove user accounts, use backup programs and fsck, maintain system database files (groups, hosts, aliases). Fundamental understanding of a UNIX or Windows Server-based operating system; for example, understands job control, soft and hard links, distinctions between the kernel and the shell. Use of monitoring system (Managed Objects) to acknowledge, investigate, close, or escalate alerts. Use of ticketing system (BMC Remedy) to create, document, escalate, and re-assign tickets. Able to perform administrative tasks such as paging out to business partners, transcribing technical conference calls, and answering calls from phone queue. Must possess the ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks simultaneously. May be called upon to assist with an outage and or event to restore services.

 
skills: Two to four years of experience in a large data center environment (1000+ servers), A general knowledge and understanding of server operating systems as normally obtained through the completion of a Bachelor's degree in computer science/information systems or formal technical training. General knowledge with managing technology in remote environments and working in a 24x7/high availability datacenter environment. General knowledge of core infrastructure services such as DNS, NAS, SAN, Networking, SMTP, NAC, Active Directory, GPOs, and DHCP. General knowledge of load balancers (HSE, CSM, Netscaler) to add or remove specific servers and/or service ports from load balance under supervision of a senior staff member. High skill with of most UNIX/Windows Server commands/utilities. Familiarity with most basic system administration tools and processes; for example, can boot/shutdown a machine, add and remove user accounts, use backup programs and fsck, maintain system database files (groups, hosts, aliases). Fundamental understanding of a UNIX or Windows Server-based operating system; for example, understands job control, soft and hard links, distinctions between the kernel and the shell. Use of monitoring system (Managed Objects) to acknowledge, investigate, close, or escalate alerts. Use of ticketing system (BMC Remedy) to create, document, escalate, and re-assign tickets. Able to perform administrative tasks such as paging out to business partners, transcribing technical conference calls, and answering calls from phone queue. Must possess the ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks simultaneously. May be called upon to assist with an outage and or event to restore services.


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