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Senior Systems Administrator

Company: Kforce
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforce has a client in Austin, TX that is seeking a Senior Systems Administrator.Duties, Functions and Responsibilities:* Performs advanced focused architecting, optimizing, implementing, configuring, managing, administering, troubleshooting, maintaining and monitoring one or more of the following: infrastructure software, hardware, systems/applications, middleware, servers/storage, and IP-based telecommunications* The Senior Systems Administrator establishes and implements IT policies, governance, standards, and security* Makes independent decisions for procurement of technical solutions in their focus area* Creates, documents, publishes, and/or performs maintenance procedures and ensures all installations are in accordance with COA's specifications and IT standards/governance* Assists in planning, designing, procuring and delivering software and hardware purchases* Ensures appropriate product specifications* Provides costs analysis* Installs new specific software releases and/or upgrades including researching, testing and implementing new technology* The Senior Systems Administrator participates in disaster recovery planning and testing, including fault tolerance and detailed disaster recovery plan maintenance* Communicates and interfaces with members of the IT, vendor and user communitiesREQUIREMENTS:* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or univiersity with major course work in a field related to the job plus two (2) years of experience* Experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years* Knowledge of infrastructure technologies* Knowledge of application and/or operating systems* Skill in mentoring and monitoring daily work activities of others* Skill in documenting and maintaining complex application and process or configuration information* Skill in providing day-to-day system/application administration and/or system/application administration in support in a variety of work environments* Skill in installing and maintaining applications, operating systems, or equipment* Skill in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and to implement solutions* Skill in selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new concepts* Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems* The ability to view the big picture when involved in a project and make decisions* The ability to quickly become familiar with emerging technologiesThe pay range is the lowest to highest compensation we reasonably in good faith believe we would pay at posting for this role. We may ultimately pay more or less than this range. Employee pay is based on factors like relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, location, performance, union contract and business needs. This range may be modified in the future.We offer comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, HSA, FSA, 401(k), and life, disability & ADD insurance to eligible employees. Salaried personnel receive paid time off. Hourly employees are not eligible for paid time off unless required by law. Hourly employees on a Service Contract Act project are eligible for paid sick leave.Note: Pay is not considered compensation until it is earned, vested and determinable. The amount and availability of any compensation remains in Kforce's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified in its discretion consistent with the law.This job is not eligible for bonuses, incentives or commissions.Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.by Jobble

Keywords: Kforce, Austin , Senior Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Austin, Texas

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