The Systems Administrator III is responsible for providing technical leadership for systems administration projects or services. Routinely provides technical oversight for the application of and compliance with technical standards. May coordinate the technical activities of a systems administration support team. Completes reports and summaries for management and/or users including project status reports, problem reports, and progress summaries.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience
Five years of systems administration experience
Preferred Education and Experience:
Bachelorâ™s degree in Computer Science
Preferred Licenses and Certifications:
ITIL Foundations, PMP
Required Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with a diverse range of people
Must have strong interpersonal skills.
Preferred Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills?
Skills in python scripting, data analysis, MySQL, REST services, interacting with open source and Active Directory implementations of LDAP, consuming web services, PowerShell, Git, project management, mentoring, negotiation skills, basic vendor relations, advanced client relations, proposal writing, business acumen, persuasive communication, adaptability, team leadership, and quality assurance methodologies
Helps maintain, develop, and document scripts to maintain infrastructure services
Provides technical guidance and oversight for server administration
Sets-up and configures large and complex servers
Develops complex system logic and configuration
Conducts complex server performance analyses and tuning
Coordinates routine audits of systems and software
Oversees and coordinates the analysis of system logs
Helps coordinate and monitor the problem management process to include backup support
Troubleshoots complex network problems
Provides Tier III support
Oversees the maintenance of system security, and for protecting and recovering client data
Develops disaster recovery plans for complex systems
Oversees the process used to document server support methods, procedures, and configuration
Coordinates the evaluation of new technologies
Make recommendations based on the evaluation of new technologies for their applicability to the clientâ™s needs
Creates, evaluates, and approves plans for the implementation of new technology deployments and system integration testing
Collaborates with the project leader to develop work plans and time schedules for projects, including outlining phases, identifying personnel, and computing equipment requirements
May coordinate the technical activities of a project team
Completes reports and summaries for management and/or users including status reports, problem reports, progress summaries, and system utilization reports
Serves as a senior member of an information resource team responsible for setting technical direction
Performs some of the duties of a Senior Systems Administrator
Participates in training and professional development sessions
Perform other duties as assigned
Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University and TAMHSC, must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.
Internal Number: R-017645
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