Senior Systems Administrator

WIN - Des Moines, IA (30+ days ago)


The Senior Systems Administrator is responsible for architecting, planning, configuring, installing and engineering solutions for Linux and Windows servers, LAN/WAN systems, and telecommunication systems. Responds to escalated systems alerts, investigates and recovers hardware/software failures, responsible for the identification and resolution of service-level problems, the identification and support of mission-critical tasks and the education of other support and operations personnel.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

* Develop and maintain robust, stable and secure server environment

* Ensure system stability, scalability, security and performance requirements and assist in capacity planning

* Investigate and resolve system problems or performance issues

* Proactively identify areas that need improvement and develop solutions to address them

* Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis to maintain a stable and secure environment using automated and manual tools

* Upgrade and manage administrative tools and utilities

* Develop and maintain team documentation

* Support network operations, including circuit design, monitoring, problem diagnosis/repair, and traffic analysis

* Direct customer interaction/assistance will be required

* Tier-3 support as required

Qualifications to include:

* Education and/or experience equivalent to a minimum of an Associate’s degree from an accredited college, university, or vocational college with a degree in computer sciences or a related discipline

* Four or more years of system administration experience with operations, patching, upgrades, and security

* Extensive knowledge and experience with Linux based operating systems

* Extensive experience with database administration

* Extensive experience with multiple programming languages

* Excellent analytical and problem solving skills including root-cause analysis

* Prior experience with SAN technologies is a plus

* Prior experience with VDI is a plus

* Prior experience implementing CRM is a plus

* Skilled in cyber security & security best practices

Job Type: Full-time

Location:

  • Des Moines, IA (Preferred)