System Administrator


System Administrator 

ResourceTek is the Human Capital division of Barge Design Solutions, a multi-discipline Engineering firm. We specialize in providing technical recruitment and staffing services to industry and government in all areas of Engineering, Information Technology, and a broad range of other Technical disciplines.  

In support of our client, a leader in the design, manufacture, and supplier to the global transportation industry, we are seeking an experienced System Administrator near Muscle Shoals, AL. The right candidate will be a self-starter requiring minimal supervisory direction, highly self-motivated, have proven proactive, analytical and problem-solving abilities.   

SUMMARY 

The purpose of this role is to provide hands-on management of rightsizing and tuning for the computer software systems and network connections within the Clients computing environment. At all times this position ensures the highest levels of availability and reliability of all enterprise applications. This individual also contributes to the planning and implementation of technologies, policies and procedures that ensure system provisioning and maintenance that are consistent with company goals, company security requirements, industry best practices, technology evolution and regulatory requirements. 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

Strategy & Planning 

  • Participate in and support capacity planning and the development of long-term strategic goals for systems and software in conjunction with end-users and department managers 

  • Maintain current knowledge of trends and innovations within the technology space relevant to Clients business and goals 

  • Provide input into capital expense planning as it relates to continuous improvement and business changes 

Acquisition & Deployment 

  • Coordinate with IT Management and the Business to implement desktop and server systems that utilize industry best practices to meet corporate objectives 

  • Comply with corporate implementation processes and procedures to ensure the delivery of services and hardware the meets the user and company needs 

  • Deploy workstations, servers, printers, scanners, firewalls, encryption systems, infrastructure equipment and all host security systems 

Operational Management 

  • Manage all operating systems and end-user software through direct interaction with work colleagues, systems and software 

  • Manage communications (e-mail, IM, phones, etc.) and connection solutions, including workstation connectivity, local area networks, company Web site, intranet, and Internet applications 

  • Ensure the integrity and security of enterprise data on host computers, multiple databases, and during data transfer in accordance to business needs and industry best-practices regarding privacy, security, and regulatory compliance 

  • Support input/output devices, including printers and scanners 

  • Manage, in conjunction with the Security Administrator function, end user accounts, permissions, access rights, and storage allocations in accordance with best practices regarding privacy, security, and regulatory compliance 

  • Perform network and security audits on an as directed basis 

  • Ensure that scheduled backups are performed and executed correctly so as to allow for the restoration of data when needed 

  • Perform and test routine system backups and restores 

  • Anticipate, mitigate, identify, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware and software problems on servers, input/output devices, and workstations. Escalate incidents as necessary 

  • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information 

  • Support application development teams throughout project lifecycles 

  • Support Security and Compliance functions on a daily basis 

  • Analyze system, server, application, network, and input/output device performance. Provide information to leadership regarding analysis including recommendations for resolution 

  • Recommend, schedule, and perform software and hardware improvements, upgrades, patches, reconfigurations, and/or purchases 

  • As directed, conduct research on emerging products, services, protocols, and standards in support of systems software procurement and development efforts 

  • Create required reports in response to business user needs 

  • Participate, as needed, in negotiations with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure software products and services 

  • Document, and maintain policies, procedures and standards associated training plans for system administration and appropriate use 

REQUIREMENTS & SKILLS 

  • Associates or higher degree in the field of computer science or equivalent experience 

  • 2+ years of Systems Administrator work experience 

  • Working technical knowledge of network operating systems, PC, iOS and platform operating systems, including TCP/IP, Windows Server 2012 through 2019, Windows 10, RHEL, Avaya Communications Manager, Aruba Networking, Cisco ASA 

  • Working technical knowledge of current systems software, protocols, and standards, including firewalls, Active Directory, Office 365, DNS, DHCP, VOIP 

  • Strong knowledge of local area network administration 

  • Hands-on software and hardware troubleshooting experience 

  • Experience with data management. Including SAN and network attached storage technologies 

  • Experience documenting and maintaining configuration and process information 

  • Ability to understand and apply information relating to the organization’s goals and objectives 

  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws 

  • Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and how it pertains to IT 

 

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What we do

RESOURCETEK provides technical staff augmentation, professional recruitment and support services to our partner clients in industry and government. RESOURCETEK has proven experience in providing the highest qualified technical talent in the areas of Engineering, Design, Construction Project Management, Information Technology and other Technical Disciplines.

"I can count on ResourceTek to understand our needs and consistently provide the right people for our projects"


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