IT Systems Administrator

5 - 7 years experience  •  Software

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/13/17
San Antonio, TX
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/13/17

Position Summary

An Engineer is a problem solver who analyzes, models/designs, creates, modifies, and supports a set of complex systems, processes, or operations that enable business capabilities. 

Key Duties / Responsibilities - Essential duties are identified by asterisks.

Delivers personal tasks on time and leads the delivery of tasks for natural or cross-functional workgroup


* Participates on initiatives, with deliverables and meets quality standards, on time


* Leads cross-functional initiatives, with deliverables and meets quality standards, on time


* Creates Application and System Design Documents


* Develops Applications / Reports / Systems / Enterprise Solutions


* Estimates component/application, system level, and enterprise solution work efforts


* Creates RFI/RFP requests / responses for vendor product evaluations


* Designs, Develops and Implements Complex Business Rules


* Strong knowledge in multiple SDLC methodologies


* Technically proficient in application/component, system, or enterprise solution; acts as internal consultant


*Responsible for fulfilling end-user requests


* Excellent communication and facilitation skills


* Provides on call support as required


* Excellent business acumen


* Routinely operates under deadlines and may be subject to extreme workloads


* Periodically provides guidance to and assists in training less experienced individuals


*Works with guidance or minimal guidance


Education & Knowledge Required

5+ Years with Bachelor’s degree or 11+ years’ work experience.


Experience / Skills / Abilities Required

Strong experience managing VMWare products: Vcenter, Vsphere hosts, Update Manager, Log Insight, Operations Manager

Experience setting up and maintaining highly available environments

o   Clustering


o   HA/FT


o   Host and VM DRS rules


Experience developing automation tasks

o   Host deployment


o   VM deployment


Strong Experience running one or more compute platforms

o   IBM/Lenovo FlexBlade


o   Cisco UCS


o   HP


o   Nutanix


o   Dell


Comfortable managing Fiber channel and NFS storage connectivity for virtual hosts


o   Clustering

o   HA/FT

o   Host and VM DRS rules

  • Experience developing automation tasks

o   Host deployment

o   VM deployment


  • Ability to create and document standards and procedures
  • Ability to analyze failures and prioritize resolution efforts
  • Ability to create appropriate thresholds and setup health monitors
  • Ability to create technical diagrams in Visio
  • Ability to create power point presentations relating to growth trends
  • Ability to create and track meaningful metrics
  • Participate in oncall rotation
  • Participate in off hours patching and maintenance


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