Systems Administrator

Zyston LLC - Allen, TX (30+ days ago)

System Administrator

We’re currently looking for a System Administrator to join the team in Allen, Texas. Your responsibilities include efficient provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of server hardware and software and related infrastructure. Participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure and ensures that all systems, applications, and relevant procedures adhere to organizational guidelines.


Minimum of 6 years of experience in systems/network administration

Minimum of 3 years working with Linux and Microsoft

Minimum of 3 years of experience with Apache

Experience using bash Shell Scripting

Experience working with PowerShell Scripting


3 years of experience using bash Shell Scripting

3 years working with PowerShell Scripting

The ability to work independently with minimal supervision to execute the required activities to ensure business requirements are met

Works with Senior Manager IT Operations, and other subject matter experts to define project and operational needs and prioritize accordingly

Supporting staff in any new IT services introduced by the Release Automation Team application lifecycle (Development, Quality Assurance (QA,) User Acceptance Testing (UAT,) BETA, and Production)

May supervise professional staff in the form of vendor/partners and contractors

Ensure Change management procedures are followed to minimize risk and maximize systems uptime and performance

Ensure formal SLA's that meet business requirements are adhere

Ensure incident response and management protocols and process are efficiently and consistently followed

Evaluate new industry hardware and software to stay current on emerging technologies, market trends, and future expectations.


Designs and architect’s IT infrastructure solutions.

Designs networks, such as LAN, WAN, Internet and/or data networks.

Proposes and implements system enhancements (software and hardware updates) that will improve the performance and reliability of the system.

Performs advanced troubleshooting of customer and internally-reported system problems.

Writes environment security policies.

Writes system procedure, policies and guidelines.

Participates in on-call 24x7 support rotation.

Manages and performs essential functions required for effective system backup and restore testing.

Manages and performs periodic recovery testing of DR plans.

May assist support groups with applications installed on various servers.

Evaluates and recommends technology solutions for potential purchase to effect enhancements and efficiencies.

Performs limited staff supervision of technical objectives.

Assists less experienced peers.