Position Status:Full TIme

Location:Nashville, TN

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Associate Systems Administrator position is an IT generalist position providing day-to-day operational support for Windows 2008/2012 Servers, Backups, Monitoring, Patches and other network infrastructure functions. Applicants should display excellent technical problem solving skills, a solid understanding of Windows network operating systems, and strong understanding of LAN/WAN networking.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supports the mission and goals of the company.
  • Demonstrates integrity and strong ethical standards.
  • Committed to quality and its continuous improvement.
  • Solves problems proactively.
  • Committed to learning better and more efficient ways to accomplish tasks

 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
  • Contribute to and maintain system standards
  • Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.
  • Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary.
  • Perform regular file archival and purge as necessary.
  • Create, change, and delete user accounts per request.
  • Provide Tier I/Tier II and other support per request from various constituencies. Investigate and troubleshoot issues.
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.
  • Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.
  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required. 

A. KNOWLEDGE/EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or similar.
  • Equivalent years in actual field experience considered.
  • 2 years’ experience with Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012 and Dell hardware
  • PowerShell and other scripting experience a plus

 

B. SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Thorough expertise in Microsoft platforms
  • Thorough troubleshooting skills
  • Self-confidence and interpersonal skills
  • Good communication (both verbal and written) skills

 

C. ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Ability and desire to thoroughly learn new technologies quickly
  • On-call pager/phone on rotational basis.
  • Off-hours scheduled downtimes require overnight work-hours on rotational basis

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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