Emerging System Administrator
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Location: HARRISBURG PA
Job ID# 9599
Date Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Any work Status
Any work Status
Around 9 Months
Around 9 Months
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Short Description: System Administrator 3 (SA3) - 4 to 5 years relevant experience
***This requisition requires onsite in-person first round interviews only and local candidates.***
Complete Description: **Client would prefer candidates local to the Harrisburg, PA Area.**
**This requisition requires in-person first round interviews only.**
This position will be primarily focused on Windows Server administration, along with supporting various other technologies. Will also be responsible for evaluating, preparing and recommending technical solutions, as well as troubleshooting complex problems with a wide variety of applications.
1. Participates in Plan/Design overall architecture of PENNDOT
LAN/WAN networks within a server environment
A. Provides detailed specifications and schematic engineering drawings for server enhancements and modifications. Develops documentation for configuration of all server components including setup, installation, and overall deployment of all server hardware and software.
B. Determines server sizing and configuration, printer configuration, bandwidth analysis and capacity planning.
C. Assists in the development of configuration standards.
D. Develops new procedures and forms to improve efficiency.
E. Monitors the availability of updates/upgrades to all server hardware, tests and installs updates/upgrades.
2. Works directly with PENNDOT staff in coordination and deployment of projects.
A. Work with PENNDOT partners and employees including IT coordinators in deployment activities.
B. Works closely with Application Teams to deploy code/applications through multiple environments.
C. Attend meetings with PENNDOT developers, users, and partners.
3. Performs Network Management functions using various management and monitoring tools available including sophisticated network management systems.
A. Monitors network performance and provides network statistics to identify capacity or performance problems and makes technical recommendations for appropriate action.
4. Provides direct support for network/Server issues.
A. Proactively identifies and resolves problems.
B. Responds to network/server related trouble calls including hardware and software.
C. Develops procedures and scripts for Help Desk.
D. Use software such as Remedy to report, track and resolve issues.
E. Places service calls for servers and network equipment.
F. Assists service providers in resolving service calls.
5. Proactively plans for business continuity and disaster avoidance.
A. Creates/updates disaster recovery plans.
B. Participates in disaster recovery drills.
6. Provide all required information to assure a complete and accurate equipment inventory.
A. Receive, check in, and inventory equipment. Report all inventory transfers.
B. Report equipment model, serial numbers and warranty information to BIS equipment inventory coordinator.
7. Perform related duties as required.