The Systems Administrator I manages and administers Microsoft Domain, File and Exchange servers including health checks, system maintenance, and disaster recovery. Provides direct telephone, remote desktop, and onsite support/troubleshooting on basic to complex issues related to software, hardware, networking, printing, account/password issues, installation, and all other computer related issues. Plans, develops, and maintains custom computer programs, software packages, and database objects. Deploys systems updates, modifications, and new hardware/software.
50% Manages and administers Microsoft Domain, File and Exchange servers including health checks, system maintenance, and disaster recovery. Installs, upgrades, and configures server hardware and software. Assists with the design and implementation of server systems. Assists with the installation and configuration of network file servers and hardware. Completes server testing and application. Conducts basic server performance analyses and tuning. Creates programs for automating system administration. Helps analyze system logs and identify potential issues with computer systems. Troubleshoots and repairs hardware and software for servers. Troubleshoots and repairs configuration problems and assists with troubleshooting network problems. Provides Tier I support and assists with Tier II support. Monitors and maintains system security and provides backup, protection, and recovery support for client data. Deploys systems updates, modifications, and new hardware/software
25% Assists with recommendations, specifications, and plans for server hardware and software purchases. Assists with new technology deployments and system integration testing. â‹Assists with the evaluation of new technologies to determine their applicability to clientsâ™ needs. Plans, develops, and maintains custom computer programs, software packages, and database objects
10% Documents server support methods, procedures, and configuration.
10% Provides direct telephone, remote desktop, and onsite support/troubleshooting on basic to complex issues related to software, hardware, networking, printing, account/password issues, installation, and all other computer related issues
5% Requires occasional travel. Performs other duties, as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or similar field; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of 2 years of experience with computer/integrated systems design and analysis.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications. Knowledge of intermediate troubleshooting, client relations, formulating and contributing ideas, and the Information Technology Interface Library (ITIL). Desire to stay current in technical knowledge. Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Excellent written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Must qualify for USDA security clearance
Technical certification in Cisco Certification (CNNA and/or CCNP) or CompTIA (A+, Network+, Linux+, Server+, or Security+). Experience using Scrum, Agile, or other project management tool. Experience with setting up and maintaining virtual servers in VMware on-site and off-site. Experience with Commvault backup systems. Experience with ESRI products. Experience with the demands associated with the Federal contractual timelines and requirements.
Internal Number: R-016207
About Tarleton State University
With its main campus in Stephenville, an hour southwest of Fort Worth, Tarleton State University offers the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community. Tarleton is a vibrant learning community with nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a doctorate in education, within five colleges—Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology. Tarleton’s research centers include the renowned Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research and the Southwest Regional Dairy Center. Recent additions to the Stephenville campus consist of a state of the art Nursing Building, and a new $25 million living and learning residence hall for 500 students. Tarleton has extended the reach of state-supported, affordable education by expanding online undergraduate and graduate programs with classes in Waco, Midlothian and the Southwest Metroplex Center in Fort Worth. Tarleton offers a traditional, residential college experience with a lively campus atmosphere, intercollegiate athletics, dozens of student or...ganizations and cultural attractions. Students benefit from the personal attention, warmth and faculty interaction found at smaller, liberal arts institutions.* Please note job openings are updated on a weekly basis *