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Systems Administrator
Ref No.: 18-04894
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Position Type:Contract
SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
Minneapolis, MN
6+ month contract/contract to hire


We are hiring a Systems Administrator in the MPLS area to provide technical support to manage and propagate application changes in Retail Payments processing platforms for a Financial client of ours. 

What You'll Do: 
  • Provide 24 X 7 on-call administration and support for distributed computing operating systems, server applications and middleware, and/or relational database management systems.
  • Support standard application change management processes in a time critical, deadline-driven environment.
  • Facilitate and implement environmental and application changes according to local and national policies and procedures, to support propagation and customization of application software, and related components from the development to other environments (i.e., test, production, contingency, etc.).
  • Evaluate and research new information technologies and, when appropriate, recommends the implementation of new technologies to management, assisting with the development of a strategy for effectively coordinating, controlling, and implementing changes to all Retail Payment platforms.
  • Create and update written documentation for assigned infrastructure and application services to document compliance with the internal project and information security standards. Provides team leads with written status reports for projects and tasks.
  • Ensure all changes have been reviewed, approved and communicate information relating to the change to appropriate Retail Payments personnel.
  • Participate on local and enterprise project teams to develop or implement new information technology solutions. Support the development of change management policies. Assist with training on automated change management systems.
  • Work with business areas and IT developers to troubleshoot and resolve basic to moderately complex daytime and after-hours production issues in a timely manner as described in IT and business area service level agreements. At times serves in an on-call capacity.
  • Implement and maintain distributed computing information technology solutions. Maintains and monitors the distributed computing environment according to assignment(s).
Skills/Experience You'll Need: 
  • 5+ years in technical support role for a distributed environment, or in a lead/supervisory role assisting operations staff with change management.
  • System/Application Implementation experience in large organizations 
  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies: 
    • UNIX
    • AIX
    • BMC Proactivenet Performance Manager (BPPM) 
  • Experience with Remedy 
  • Overall infrastructure experience across Network, Database, Server, Storage etc.