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System Admin
Ref No.: 18-51909
Location: Dallas, Texas
Start Date: 09/17/2018
Job Description:
Location is Dallas,TX
Responsible for a team of technical resources who manage and maintain critical mid-range server, storage and backup environments. Maintain and further develop a world-class operations practice to increase reliability and stability for business users. Perform administrative duties in various sections of the organization. Gather and analyze data, prepare plans and recommendations for improvements. May represent assigned section of task committees and lead strategic initiatives/activities. Work involves accuracy and ability to make decisions within the limits of general policies and procedures. Significant independent judgment is used. Required to plan and direct work of other employees. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

1. Major Duties/Responsibilities:
a. Experience in developing enterprise wide operations strategy, reducing systems complexity and redundancy
b. Excellent level of analytical ability, communication and interpersonal skills required to build relationships with team members and customers
c. Work within a 24x7x365 environment and flexible with schedule including the ability to work on call rotation.
d. Leads continuous improvement of IT development processes and procedures
e. Develops and maintains customer relations (both internal and external)
f. Drive the team during Critical Incident Management call

2. Good to have:
a. Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Management Information Systems
b. MCSE and VCP Certification
c. EMC, Hitachi Storage Administration Certification
d. ITILv3

3. Technical Skills:
a. 10+ years of experience in a minimum of four (4) of the following technologies:
  1. RHEL 5/6/7
  2. Solaris 8/9/10
  3. Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008 and 2012
  4. VMWare vSphere 4, 4.1, 5.0, 5.5, 6.0, 6.5
  5. CommVault
  6. EMC SAN (Storage)
  7. Hitachi VSP (Storage)
  8. VCE VBlock 100/720
b. 8+ years managing large data center infrastructure support organizations. These teams should have provided 24x7 engineering and administrative support of data center system performance, growth and new business initiatives. The environments should have contained a minimum of 3000 servers.
c. 8+ years supervisory or managerial role – recruiting, interviewing, personnel evaluations, and disciplinary matters
d. 5+ years participating in complex technology projects or supporting complex (i.e. enterprise) technical infrastructure
e. Strong scripting skills (Perl, PowerShell, etc.)
f. Familiarity with Ticketing Tool and Service Now
g. Strong understanding of networking technologies and protocols is highly desired
h. Work within a 24x7x365 environment and flexible with schedule including the ability to work on call rotation

4. Soft Skills
a. Candidate should processes excellent communication skills (Verbal and Written)
b. Excellent documentation skill
c. Effective ability to leverage the competencies of technical associates to enhance quality and accelerate results
d. Effective ability to deliver high quality performance reviews of project team participants
e. Effective ability to recruit, develop, coach and counsel subordinates
f. Effective ability to recognize and manage staff diversity, performance and or personality conflicts
g. Good working knowledge of MS OFFICE (Including MS Project and Visio)
h. Effective ability to provide direction, motivation, training, and decision support to IT staff on team
i. Should have great customer handling skills
j. Able to handle unforeseen situations
k. Excellent team player capabilities