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Senior System Administrator :: Austin TX

Vimerse Austin, TX
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
The Position: Senior Systems Administrator
Long Term Contract
Austin TX
The Senior Systems administrator is responsible for maintaining the configuration and management of all IT supported applications, servers, and services on premise and in the Cloud.
The Contribution:
  • Collaborate with cross functional stakeholders, participate in engineering activities to ensure consistently high levels of quality and productivity, and provide timely and accurate estimates for deliverables
  • Continuously monitor and manage the overall health of all frog environments
  • Assist network team in diagnosing network performance issues
  • Stay up-to-date on new technologies and automation techniques to improve the quality and efficiency of our technology operations
  • Recommending visionary configurations and architecture best practices to be implemented internally
  • Monitor and deploy builds and servers for QA and Development teams
You Are:
Someone who wants to influence your own development. You're looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, and where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.
You bring to the organization the following competencies:
  • Ideal candidate thinks big and is highly motivated, thrives working with talented teams seeking to achieve superior results, has a strong preference for action and results and expects the same from peers
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and diagnostic intuition to solve challenging problems
  • Well organized individual
  • Dedication to and strong skills in documentation
  • Help mentor others and share best practices to the wider IT department
  • Detail oriented, quick learner with high knowledge retention
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and perform tasks independently with minimal guidance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and is cool under pressure
  • Must be able to work on a team and independently
  • Globally aware approach to IT activities
  • 3 years of experience supporting an enterprise data center
Required/Expert knowledge of:
  • Backup process, procedures, software (including DR scenarios and testing)
  • Scripting/automation
  • Nutanix Architecture, Design, Maintenance, Support. Or windows architecture
Desired/Expert knowledge of:
  • Linux operating systems (RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, etc.)
  • Web and Application Servers (Apache, NGINX, Passenger, Forever, Nodemon, OpenSSL, etc.)
  • Databases, both SQL and NoSQL variants (ie. MS SQL, MySQL, MongoDB, etc.)
  • Using version control systems (Git, SVN, Mercurial, etc.) o Azure monitoring and management
  • Web Apps/Environments including CLI administration (Wordpress, Confluence, JIRA, NodeJS, Drupal)
  • SharePoint Services (SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Business Intelligence, SharePoint WorkFlow Manager Intranet / Bizops tools)
Strong understanding of and experience with:
  • Operating in virtualized environments
  • Active Directory or LDAP environments
  • Microsoft backend servers and services
  • Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
Experience/Education/Computer Proficiency Requirements:
  • BA/BS degree in the field of computer science, information systems, or equivalent technical certifications and experience
  • 5+ years of overall Cloud System Administration experience; prefer 1+ years of experience working in an agency / creative environment
  • 5+ years of Windows Administration, Design, Maintenance, Architecture experience;



Austin, TX
78708 USA