Sr. System Administrator

Sr. System Administrator

by Brian Borsa|September 24, 2008
  • Permanent
  • Arkansas
  • Reference: ARKzkp
This position is a unique position which requires a diverse range of skills as well as an understanding of how to participate in a team-oriented environment.  This position provides a range of services for corporate users beginning with desktop support and hardware issues all the way to maintaining vendor relationships and application support for customized installations, both vendor-supplied as well as in-house developed.  The System Administrator - Senior Grade is expected to take a

leadership role with the System Administration Support Team.  This includes mentoring activities as well as technical leadership roles in project work.


·        Installing and supporting new server hardware and software infrastructure
·        Ensuring that hardware and software systems are maintained
·        Allocating network resources
·        Providing technical support to users with very different levels of IT knowledge and competence
·        Ensuring the most cost effective and efficient use of resources
·        Suggesting and providing IT solutions to business and management problems
·        Ensuring that all IT equipment complies with industry standards
·        Trouble-shooting ranging from critical system outages to forgotten passwords
·        Implementing and monitoring security measures and standards
·        Training users – sometimes one-on-one, sometimes in groups, and providing written guidelines and instructions
·        Working closely with other departments/organizations to analyze requirements or solve problems
·        Planning and implementing future IT developments
·        System maintenance and administration of internal networks and public web services
·        Monitoring and reporting system performance
·        Participating in projects as a technical support knowledge base
·        Work closely with other teams for problem resolution and project coordination
·        Operate in a leadership capacity by taking on a mentoring role where appropriate
Other duties and projects as assigned
Skills Required:
 • 5+ years prior technical support experience
• Strongly developed analytical and troubleshooting skills
• Good communication skills (written and oral)

• Knowledge and experience with Active Directory and Internet Information Server
• Knowledge and Experience with high-end Microsoft Windows based server 
platforms such as Windows 2000/2003/XP and Microsoft SQL Server
• Extensive knowledge and experience with the BASH shell environment
• Team player with ability to learn complex technical material
Education Requirement:
 • AS in related field or equivalent

• 5+ years working with Microsoft Windows


To apply for this job email your details to brian@cycle3it.com

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