Sr. System Administrator

  Texas, Fort Worth-Arlington


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Posted Date
Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Sr. System Administrator
Location: Fort Worth, Texas

We have a new job opening for a fulltime Sr. System Administrator to work onsite at our client's headquarters in Fort Worth, TX.

o Ensures optimal performance and configuration of Solarwinds monitoring and alerting for Servers and Application Manager, Virtualization Manager, and Storage modules. Effectively maintains all Solarwinds systems by performing maintenance patching and application upgrades as needed.
o Ensures optimal performance of Windows and/or Linux servers by proactively conducting ongoing performance monitoring and tuning/adjusting as necessary.
o Acts as a technical lead for implementation of monitoring projects and ensures optimal Solarwinds configurations. Creates optimal Solarwinds infrastructure in support of new monitoring requirements by researching and recommending configurations technologies in support of application and hardware requirements.
o Enhances functionality of systems by developing and modifying scripts to automate system processes.
o Ensure service performance meets or exceeds business expectations and is delivered in accordance with SLAs.
o Provides effective Level II help desk support in accountable areas. When scheduled for on-call 24/7 support may be required. Support includes researching/analyzing issues/requests to determine server (hardware and software)/application related implications, effectively communicating with all impacted parties and by troubleshooting and resolving issues with a sense of urgency to minimize any system downtime.
o Provides support to application developers/programmers by providing technical knowledge and guidance.

o 5+ years of Server Administration experience
o Strong experience and in-depth knowledge of VMware, HCI, scripting, Solarwinds, backup and replication technology
o Strong administrative experience with virtualization, servers and databases such as: VMware 6.0, Windows Server, MS SQL, Linux or AIX
o Strong implementation and administrative experience with monitoring suites - Solarwinds Orion preferred
o Ability to write new and troubleshoot existing scripts in languages such as PowerShell, UNIX/Linux shell, Perl, and perform standard to complex queries against database resources
o Thorough understanding of how information is moved around networks, servers, appliances and other devices. This should include, but not be limited to, servers, VMware, network switches and routers, firewall, and proxy services
o Strong analytical ability with the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
o Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to read, write and understand documentation and procedures pertaining to the operation of networks, servers, and applications
o Ability to generate meaningful reports from various data sources
o Demonstrated ability to work in teams with a collaborative interpersonal style
o Ability to work weekends and after business hours when needed
o High School Diploma or GED required

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