The System Administrator must have a deep and broad knowledge of computer software, hardware and networks. System Administrator will be responsible for designing, organizing, modifying, and supporting the university's computer systems. Daily tasks may include installing, upgrading and monitoring software and hardware. The System Administrator will maintain the essentials such as operating systems, business applications, security tools, web-servers, email, laptops, and desktop PCs.
- Responsible for the technical design, planning, implementation, and the highest level of performance tuning and recovery procedures for mission critical enterprise systems.
- Serves as a technical expert in the area of system administration for complex operating systems. Recommends the redesign and configuration of operating systems and system applications.
- Investigates and analyzes feasibility of system requirements and develops system specifications.
- Manages the day-to-day operations of the host systems by monitoring system performance, configuration, maintenance and repair. Ensures that records of system downtime and equipment inventory are properly maintained. Applies revisions to host system firmware and software. Works with vendors to assist support activities.
- Develops new system and application implementation plans, custom scripts and testing procedures to ensure operational reliability. Trains technical staff in how to use new software and hardware developed and/or acquired.
- Performs troubleshooting as required. As such, leads problem-solving efforts often involving outside vendors and other support personnel and/or organizations.
- Establishes, maintains and manages users’ linux and Windows accounts. Installs, modifies and maintains systems and utility software on server computer systems. Provides server support related to other software.
- Establishes guidelines and methods for the installation and management of the host computer operating systems, disk arrays, tape libraries and other components.
- Ensures high availability and acceptable levels of performance of mission critical host computer resources.
- Develops procedures to maintain security and protect systems from unauthorized use, acts of nature and user abuse.
- Develops procedures, programs and documentation for backup and restoration of host operating systems and host-based applications.
- Manages the data center and computer host systems including hardware, software and equipment such as air-conditioning system, UPS (uninterrupted power system) and fire protection system.
- Develops tools, procedures, and training sessions for Operations, User Support and Systems Development staff to assist with work.
- Stays current with technological developments in systems administration technology and recommends ways for Project to take advantage of new technology.
- Certified Linux (RHEL) professional with expertise on linux operating system
- Expertise with shell scripting
- Demonstrable experience with backup and retention, business continuity and disaster recovery.
- Linux system administration, enterprise backup and recovery procedures, and system performance monitoring tools
- Understanding of server networking concepts such as proxy, reverse proxy, load balancing etc.
- Ability to Plan, organize and document complex system design activities and to configure systems to be consistent with institutional policies/procedures
- Communicate technical/complex information both verbally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperation, understanding, trust and credibility
- Perform multiple tasks concurrently and respond to emergency situations effectively.
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