System Software Specialist

Emory Healthcare   •  

Decatur, GA

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 173 days ago

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Provides technical skills and expertise required to support and advance application and system software functions and hardware of the IT department. Analyzes system performance and system failures including core dump analysis. Interfaces with vendors to resolve system problems. Directs the generation and maintenance of the installation of software and hardware systems. Directs studies of projected enhancements to hardware and software. Conducts studies and recommends enhancements to hardware and software infrastructure. Architects and implements business continuity solutions in a 7x24 Tier 1 environment. Supervises performance measurement and evaluation of computer systems. Serves as a mentor to system software personnel. Advises other System Software Specialist with respect to determination of possible solutions to work problems. Job Performs related responsibilities as required.


A bachelor's degree and five years of operating systems analysis/administration experience OR seven years of operating systems analysis/administration experience. Must be proficient in at least three operating systems currently used in production.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (MediumMax 25lbs): up to 25 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 25 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.


Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned workarea and work tasks.