Overview and Responsibilities
The Senior System Administrator will work as a lead team member in installation and maintenance of all MBHS infrastructure hardware and software. The infrastructure components include, but are not limited to servers, VMWare, e-mail services, software, backups, Citrix, Windows server patching and monitoring, antivirus, Active Directory, and other hardware and software that supports network computing at MBHS. System administration will support other areas of technical services with complex troubleshooting and problem solving. The Senior System Administrator will work closely with all areas of IS to maintain computer system availability and security throughout the organization. Performs all other duties as assigned.
Education: College Level Information Systems Required, or Completion Equivalent Professional Certification Required, or Completion Computer Equipment and Software Training Required, or Completion Network Equipment Training Required, or Completion Telecommunications Equipment Training Required. Bachelor's Degree in Related Field Preferred. *** Experience: 5 years Related Experience Required, or 3 years Healthcare/Medical - Health Information Systems/Technology/MIS Preferred. Comm/Telecom/Networking-McKesson Applications Preferred. Knowledge in information technology hardware and softwarrelated to network infrastructure, storage systems, windows operation systems, and average technical experience as determined by Director. *** License/Certification/Registries (valid for the State of MS): Certification in Project Management (PMP or Project+) Preferred. Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) Preferred, or Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) Certification Preferred, or Security+ Preferred, or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Preferred, or VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Preferred, or one or more of the following certifications: MCITP, MCTS, Security+, CCNP, MCSE, MCSA, CISSP, VCP, RHCE or other industry recognized credentials preferred. *** Skills:Must be expert in at least three of the following areas:� Building and administering Windows and Citrix servers within the infrastructure and maintaining their capacity and performance.� Support and maintain a multi-site Active Directory domain.; Support of Lotus Notes corporate email system; Support and maintenance of both VMWare and VMView; Experience with Windows patch deployment and verification; Understanding of backup and disaster recovery tools and practices. Customer service, project management, strong oral and written communication skills. Must be able to execute responsibilities in a dynamic, sometimes stressful environment with frequently changing priorities. Ability to work with patients, physicians, employees, and visitors in a friendly and cordial manner, in person or on the phone, promoting a positive image for the hospital.