Senior Web Application Administrator

Senior Web Application Administrator

by Brian Borsa|November 28, 2011
  • Permanent
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Reference: STL1corin7


Cycle3 IT Staffing is seeking a Senior Web Application Administrator

for a permanent opportunity.


This is an IT Infrastructure role but this person serves as the subject

matter expert for the development staff including the web development

team related to the architecture and topology of the custom written

application  including the customer facing web sites.   The person that

fills this role will build all server environments which include application

servers, SQL servers, SSRS servers, cache servers and web servers utilizing

VMware (ESX),  Windows OS, Firewall technology, SQL, SSRS and IIS.  This

person will also provide guidance to Development as to best practices,

administration of the Windows, Web and TFS Servers, upgrade and release

 support and day-to-day support of the production, development, QA and

staging environments.

They will work with other Infrastructure team members, developers and

 management as required to meet project requirements, adhere to standards

and performance criteria and meet deadlines. 


·         Build and support servers in a VMware environment.  Support is

including, but not limited to software and hardware support for the

servers, connectivity and SQL issues. 

·         Execute change requests and troubleshoot systems incidents to

provide maximum customer uptime and time to repair.

·         Work with the web development team to push code to staging and

ultimately production servers and work with them on best practices

for web server configuration.

·         Identify, resolve and document issues with the release (could be code,

SQL or configuration related)

·         Work with development to investigate website issues, identify their

source, and determine best possible solutions. 

·         Configure web servers as required from the web development team. 

·          These changes will need to be tested and confirmed as best practices.

·         Monitor system(s) performance and capacity

·         Implement operating system patches and upgrades as necessary;

participating in the patch and change control review process.

·         Ensures issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in a

timely manner

·         Create or update documentation including network diagrams,

procedures and policies to ensure consistent support of customer


·         Analyze development project proposals to include identifying potential

problem areas and recommend optimum approaches for project path

·         Partners with internal customers to determine requirements and identifies

opportunities for improving/resolving issues

·         Actively participates in sprint meetings with the development group.

·         Can work with outside consultants on projects.


·         Expert at building, maintaining and troubleshooting:

·         Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or 2008

·         IIS

·         DNS

·         SMTP

·         SSL

·         VMWare (ESX)

·         SQL ( 2003 or 2008)

·         Must have firewall/connectivity knowledge

·         Excellent problem solving skills, plus strong verbal and written

 communication skills

·         Ability to work well in a team environment

·         Ability to multitask and juggle multiple critical issues

·         Ability to adapt to change

·         High level of accuracy

·         Motivation to research and resolve technical issues regardless of

area of expertise.

·         Communicates with team members and business owners with

professionalism and in a way to foster teamwork

·         Ability to be on call and work some nights and weekends as

needed for deployments

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

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