Sr Systems Administrator

Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems.

Roles and Responsibilities:

1. Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems.

2. Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems.

3. Sets up administrator and service accounts.

4. Maintains system documentation

5. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.

6. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery. 7. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

8. May program in an administrative language.

9. Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.

10. Provides advice and training to end-users.

11. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff members.

12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

13. Participates in special projects as required.

Minimum Education and Experience Education and Experience:

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

2. 5-8 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis. Required Skills and Education 1.Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in

network administration and support.

2. Comprehensive knowledge of related hardware and software.

3. May require professional certification in one or more specific technologies, depending on job


Preferred Skills and Education


UNIX shell command competency

– beyond basic user level

  • Interpret scripts as to their general function
  • Manipulate and edit fiels using copy, scp, diff

and vi

  • Control and determine the state of services
  • Manage process control
  • Perform filesystem management (mount, umount,

fsck, swap, mkfs…)

  • Review and extract relevant information from logs

Work independently without

assistance and supervision

Perform necessary research to

resolve issues to a conclusion

Communicate effectively both

verbally and in writing to document actions

Be available for afterhours

work; put in effort necessary to see things through

Be a member of an on-call


Manage time; complete actions

in a timely manner and document your effort


Familiarity and knowledge of

the following:

  • Automountd
  • NFS
  • DNS
  • Ethernet networking and TCP/IP
  • Syslog
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