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
Tarleton State University, offering its own brand of personal attention, a unique history, and an exciting future, is founding member of The Texas A&M University System.
Founded as John Tarleton College in 1899, today's university offers cutting-edge academic facilities and world-class faculty with extensive real-world experience.
With its main campus in Stephenville, Tarleton offers centers in Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, RELLIS-Bryan and a global campus for state-of-the-art online programs. Extending the reach of educational value, Tarleton has boosted its selection of online graduate and undergraduate programs through classes in these centers.
Students may select areas of study from six colleges: Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Graduate Studies, Health Sciences and Human Services, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology.
More than 60 bachelor's programs and 30 graduate degrees, featuring doctoral studies in educational leadership, have led more than 13,000 students from 45 states and more than 20 foreign countries to make Tarleton State their collective choice for a college education.
Tarleton's research cent...ers are daily searching for solutions to global problems. For instance, the Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research conducts analyses to address environmental issues facing the state and nation, while the Southwest Regional Dairy Center, using an almost $1 million grant, is working on ways to turn animal waste into a viable energy source.
Tarleton's blueprints for a brighter-than-ever future include a new applied sciences building with engineering laboratory space on campus in Stephenville, a new academic building on the university's planned 80-acre Fort Worth campus near Chisolm Trail Parkway, and $24 million in upgrades and improvements to the institution's venerable Memorial Stadium.
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