13 days old

System Administrator

Modesto, CA 95354
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  • Payrate
    $60,000 To $72,500

Our client is looking for a System Administrator for a Permanent opportunity in Modesto, CA.

The System Administrator provides internal support for the entire enterprise by helping design, install, configure, administer, tune, troubleshoot, stabilize and optimize various platforms that include but are not limited to Microsoft, LINUX, Web, & VMWare systems and related components to achieve high availability and performance of the various business applications supported. This position must take ownership of the systems that are in their care, and is responsible for troubleshooting and diagnosing common network problems, hardware and software upgrades and patches, and providing technical support as required.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

- Provides daily guidance and collaboration to other IT Administrators

- Assists in the integration and operation of business applications, security, and end user applications

- Supports the introduction of new/incoming technology projects into production

- Provides support for user administration (Setup and maintaining user accounts)

- Assists in building, maintain, monitoring and adjusting systems for peak performance and reliability

- Performs root cause analysis and resolution for all security applications or software issues

- Provides customer service and support by managing BOSS tickets addressing each one till resolved to end users satisfaction

- Works with other departments in resolving issues

- Performs other duties as assigned

Reports to: Senior Manager, IT Data Systems

Location: Modesto Annex

Requirements (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

Excellent analytical, planning and organization/time management skills

Ability to analyze results, determine/resolve bottlenecks, and create documentation of testing scenarios and results

Troubleshooting experience with Microsoft, LINUX, Web, & VMWare systems

Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to problem solve in fast-paced environment under tight time constraints

Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to communicate with users who are in both technical and non-technical roles

Approachable, teachable, team player with a strong desire to learn, grow and to improve the organization's operational efficiency

Excellent customer service skills with a focused approach on resolving IT issues

Strong background in supporting multiple operating systems and experience with storage solutions

Experience managing a Virtual server environment

MCSE, MCITP, MCSE+i, RHCE, Comp Tia A+/Network+/Linux+, MCDBA, VCP or similar certifications

Experience with MySQL, Oracle, INGRES and Microsoft SQL server

Experience with IIS, APACHE, W2K3 and W2K8, XP, Linux (Red Hat, SUSE 10.x server), server administration and indexing engines

Strong communication skills (verbal and written)

Strong fact-finding skills

Excellent organizational skills

Advanced computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio)

Education: Two year college degree in Information Technology or related field (or equivalent knowledge gained through formal education, specialized training, or additional job experience)

Experience: Minimum of three years of relevant experience in planning, installing, testing and deploying software, patches and upgrades, TCP/IP and SMTP, directory services (AD, LDAP, NDS), authorization and security issues, in a multi-discipline project and troubleshooting environment

Other: This position will be part of a rotating on-call team, providing around the clock support. Occasional travel required. Background and Credit Screen Required.


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