Server Analyst

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company - The Woodlands, TX4.1

Full-time
You may not realize it, but you’ve likely used a product today made possible by the plastics and chemicals manufactured by Chevron Phillips Chemical. From medical supplies and electronics to food packaging, cosmetics, soap, household detergents and carpet, we create the building blocks for more than 70,000 consumer and industrial products. We are a global company with 5,000 employees supplying customers in nearly 140 countries and generating more than $9 billion in annual revenues. Our research discoveries have helped transform our industry, and safety remains our top priority each step of the way.

Ask any Chevron Phillips Chemical employee what they like best about their job and universally, the answer is “the people I work with!” We are a mid-sized company with the family-like atmosphere of a small company and a culture of respect and inclusion. A diverse group of people working together means we are bringing the best ideas to the table. We also value work-life balance, and love to see our employees thrive both professionally and personally. Our company is recognized as one of Forbes Best Midsized Employers, and we have been named among the Houston Chronicle’s Top Workplaces for four consecutive years.

The communities where we live and work are an integral part of what we do. We show our commitment by volunteering locally and making a pledge to sustainability. To us, sustainability means keeping the health and safety of our workforce paramount, being a responsible steward of the environment, creating the chemical building blocks for products that will exceed customer expectations, and acting responsibly and ethically across our global business dealings.

There’s never been a better time to work for Chevron Phillips Chemical. We recently completed our $6 billion U.S. Gulf Coast Petrochemicals Project expansion and have an eye toward further growth. We are positioned better than ever before to serve the global and growing demand for high quality plastics used in products that improve our quality of life. If you’re ready to grow with us, apply today!

The successful candidate will join the IT Global Infrastructure Group's Server Team and provide technical and administrative support for server infrastructure and related technologies. Primary duties will include assembling system components, operating system installation and configuration, working with Microsoft System Center based OS deployment processes, updating server components, working with DNS, DHCP, and Active Directory, performing routine system analysis, troubleshooting and resolving issues, maintaining the HQ Data Center, purchasing server hardware, tracking equipment orders, researching and implementing new technologies, assisting with audits, participating in compliance testing, and maintaining procedures and documentation.

All applicants should possess a general understanding of server and infrastructure technologies including standard server hardware components, blade servers, storage area networks, raid levels, virtualization, DNS, DHCP, system security and Windows operating systems. The ability to collaborate and work in a team environment is required in addition to strong verbal and written communication skills. Prior experience with server build and imaging processes, SAN administration, certificate authority management and administration, networking, Citrix technologies, Microsoft System Center, PowerShell scripting, and managing virtualized environments is a plus.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or related field
2+ years of experience with selecting, installing, configuring, and maintaining server hardware or similar equipment
Experience performing problem diagnostics, troubleshooting, problem resolution, and championing new ideas and innovation
Good understanding of general principles and concepts in server administration, server security, Active Directory, and networking
Excellent communication skills with emphasis on the ability to communicate effectively through clear, concise delivery coupled with listening attentively, valuing others’ perspectives, creating open dialogue in own areas of influence, and effectively conveying technical information to non-technical personnel
Good writing skills with the ability to write with accuracy, simplicity, and completeness while providing an appropriate level of detail for the intended audience
Ability to gain the confidence and trust of others through principled business ethics, high integrity, follow-through on commitments, and adherence to procedures
Ability to establish relationships that enhance cooperation and collaboration
Self-Motivated, demonstrating a strong sense of ownership and commitment to achieving goals and objectives by setting high standards for personal performance
Ability to prioritize tasks and make progress on multiple projects simultaneously

Desired Skills / Capabilities:
Experience providing enterprise-wide server and data center services for a global organization.
Working knowledge and experience with the following technologies and/or services: Microsoft server operating systems, DHCP, IIS, SNMP, scripting, file sharing, network printing, Active Directory, and clustering
Working with data storage technologies and methods
Working knowledge and experience with PowerShell, scripting, and automation methods
Working knowledge and experience with HP server/storage hardware and management tools
Working knowledge and experience with virtual server technologies
Working knowledge and experience with certificate authorities
Working knowledge and experience with cloud services
Project management and presentation skills

Chevron Phillips Chemical offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and at most locations, alternate work schedules. To learn more about Chevron Phillips Chemical and to be considered for a position, please visit us online today at www.cpchem.com.

Paper resumes will not be accepted. All job seekers must go to the web site to be considered for positions. If you are interested in applying for this position and need an accommodation to apply, please contact our Human Resources Service Center at 1-800-446-1422, option 4.

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status or marital status.

Travel Requirements: Up to 5%

Eligibility for Relocation: No

Closing Date: 11/30/2018

Nearest Major Market: Houston
Job Segment: Administrative Assistant, Information Systems, Virtualization, System Administrator, Data Center, Technology, Administrative