Sr Systems Admin

  • location: Madison, WI
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $40 - $60 per hour

job description

Sr Systems Admin

job summary:
Our client in the Greater Madison region is looking for a Lead Systems Administrator for a contract-to-hire opportunity:

Skill Set:

  • Six (6)+ years in information systems performing system administration OR a combination of relevant experience and demonstrated ability to meet Information Systems Career Ladder Competencies, which include Focus, Leadership, Design/Analysis, Support/Implementation, Strategy, Budget, and Analytic Ability
  • 6+ years experience in installation, upgrade, maintenance, and tuning of operating systems and assigned software products.
  • Interface with appropriate software and hardware vendors during installation and in resolution of any problem.
  • Provide comprehensive technical expertise in analysis and resolution of most complex problems and take appropriate action to ensure maintenance of stated performance objectives to maximize system availability and minimize response time.
  • Ensure systems software backup/recovery requirements and disaster recovery procedures are integrated and support business needs.
  • Provide capacity/performance analysis, diagnosis, testing, and tuning to ensure efficient use of resources, including development of reporting and modeling of anticipated future needs.
  • Provide comprehensive on-call support for assigned operating system(s) and software products in event of production malfunctions.
  • Analyze, resolve, and document modifications to operating system in resolution of system malfunction.
  • Maintain knowledge of technologies, including new hardware/software developments, evaluate alternative approaches, and recommend new software or modifications to enhance operations and development activities.
  • Provide technical expertise in development of required business proposals, including designing solutions, defining scope/sizing, providing cost estimates, defining technical specs
  • Provide technical leadership to lessor experienced systems administrators in evaluation, planning, analysis, development and implementation of all operating system software upgrades or new releases and any impact to other software products being utilized.
  • Provide technical leadership to lessor experienced systems administrators in the evaluation, planning, analysis, development and implementation of COTs software upgrades or new releases.
 
location: Monona, Wisconsin
job type: Contract
salary: $40 - 60 per hour
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Associates
 
responsibilities:
Interface with appropriate software and hardware vendors during installation and in resolution of any problem.

Provide comprehensive technical expertise in analysis and resolution of most complex problems and take appropriate action to ensure maintenance of stated performance objectives to maximize system availability and minimize response time.

Ensure systems software backup/recovery requirements and disaster recovery procedures are integrated and support business needs.

Provide capacity/performance analysis, diagnosis, testing, and tuning to ensure efficient use of resources, including development of reporting and modeling of anticipated future needs.

Provide leadership, expertise, and solutions on complex initiatives.

Be capable of making independent decisions. Mentor others and represent management at times.

Take leadership role on highly complex projects and provide guidance to less experienced staff

 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Associates (required)
 
skills:
  • Mainframe (5 years of experience is required)
  • UNIX (5 years of experience is preferred)
  • Linux (5 years of experience is preferred)
  • z/OS (5 years of experience is preferred)

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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