Systems Administrator in Fort Worth, TX

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Transportation   •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 7 weeks ago

Objective - The ideal candidate will have 10+ years previous experience as a System Admin/Engineer, along with great communication skills to collaborate with different IT teams. The System Administrators essential responsibilities are to support all aspects of IT and Information Security infrastructure, including server, laptop, and system administration. The individual we are looking for will be self-driven, have excellent problem solving, have great research skills and able to work independently with minimal supervision. Experience managing/working from a ticket queue. You must have the ability to work calmly and methodically in high-pressure situations with a dedication and willingness to work some alternate schedules as necessary


· Proficient in Microsoft Core services (i.e. DNS, DHCP, AD)

· Knowledge of SolarWinds Monitoring software

· Knowledge of Microsoft SQL

· Understanding of basic networking (i.e. subnetting and VLANs.)

· Knowledge of TCP/IP and communication protocols

· Installing new software releases, system upgrades, evaluate and install patches and resolve software related problems

· Applying OS patches, updates and configuration changes

· Performing system backups and recovery

· VMWare experience - setup, administration, troubleshooting and performance tuning

· Reviewing event logs to find errors and security breaches before they materialize into problems

· Working knowledge of Active Directory, ability to set up new users, disable terminated users, back up and verify data from terminated users emails and computers

· Develop and implement preventive maintenance processes

· Ability to install, configure new hardware and software

· Ability to troubleshoot system and network infrastructure problems

· Provide investigation, root cause analysis, and problem resolution

· Maintaining operations such as planned event while upgrading and patching solutions

· Providing technical support and guidance to others

· Minimum 10 years of experience in IT or Information Security

· High School Diploma or General Education Diploma(GED)

· Knowledge of Cisco networking equipment. (i.e. routers, switches, wireless, and servers)

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications Required

Education, Experience, Certifications, and Training:

· Associate's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a related discipline; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

· 5+ years of experience with MS Server 2008+

· 3+ years of experience with SolarWinds

· 2+ years of experience with Office 365 products

· Knowledge of Office 365 security offering

Experience with the following Technologies/Methodologies preferred:

· Kace System Management Appliances

· General scripting knowledge

· Cohesity Data Management Appliance

· Pure Storage

· Microsoft certification (MCSE/MCSA)

· Industry Certifications (Security+, Network+, Linux+, CCNA, ACE, MTA, etc.)