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System Administrator Opening, San Antonio, TX

Location: San Antonio, TX

Post Date: 05/01/2023

System Administrator 
Client is a global provider of innovative, state of the art products and services for comprehensive engine driven management, protection, monitoring, and control solutions. They offer the full line of engine instrumentation products from FW Murphy Production Controls along with extensive engine control development expertise to provide customers with a complete solution approach for engine control, protection, and monitoring.  They are passionate about customer satisfaction and service. Their commitment is to understand and meet the requirements of our customers and maintain an environment that encourages all employees to pursue never-ending improvements in quality and productivity. The company employs over 700 employees worldwide with a global reach including locations in San Antonio & Rosenberg, Texas; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Santa Ana, California; Delfgauw, Netherlands; and, Hangzhou, China.
Reporting & Supervisory Responsibility 
  • This position does not have supervisory responsibility.
Key Job Elements
  • Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, network servers, and virtualization
  • Install and upgrade computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing impact of issues
  • Provide documentation and technical specifications to IT staff for planning and implementing new or upgrades of IT infrastructure
  • Perform or delegate regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures
  • Lead desktop and helpdesk support efforts, making sure all desktop applications, workstations, and related equipment problems are resolved in a timely manner with limited disruptions
  • Responsible for capacity, storage planning, and database performance
Qualifications & Experience 
  • Associate or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, System Administration, or a closely related field, or equivalent experience required
  • 3-5 years of database, network administration, or system administration experience
  • System administration and IT certifications in Linux, Microsoft, or other network related fields are a plus
  • Working knowledge of virtualization, VMWare, or equivalent
  • Strong knowledge of systems and networking software, hardware, and networking protocols
  • Experience with scripting and automation tools
  • A proven track record of developing and implementing IT strategy and plans
  • Strong knowledge of implementing and effectively developing helpdesk and IT operations best practices, including expert knowledge of security, storage, data protection, and disaster recovery protocols
Key Performance Characteristics 
•            Innovative Outlook
•            Power of Analysis
•            Effective Communication Skills
•            Adaptability 
•            Strong Work Ethic
•            Passion for the Job
•            Sense of Urgency
•            Positive Attitude 
•            Honesty/Integrity 
Position Type, Schedule and Travel
This is a full-time position with minimal travel.  Work schedule is Monday through Friday, starting between 7-8 a.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

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