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System Administrator

Company: FastTek Global
Location: Alpena
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

FASTTEK GLOBAL powered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes Alpena, Michigan

System Administrator #515100
Job Description:
The employee(s) assigned to this position work daily resolving customer issues, troubleshooting network issues, and ensuring that all systems/databases are operating within normal parameters. Additionally, this position is tasked to act as the alternate Equipment Custodian for the Base Network Control Center (BNCC) and oversees, when required, the distribution of new assets and also the turn-in of outdated assets.

  • Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment.
  • The System Administrator (SA) is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of computer hardware and software and related infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure.
  • This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to State policies, standards, and guidelines.
  • Responsibilities include systems administration engineering and provisioning, operations and support, maintenance and research and development to ensure continual innovation.
  • Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups. Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.--
  • Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary.
  • Perform regular file archival and purge as necessary. Create, change, and delete user accounts per request.
  • Provide Tier III/other support per request from various constituencies. Investigate and troubleshoot issues. Diagnose and recover from hardware or software failures.--
  • Coordinate and communicate with impacted constituencies. Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.
  • Upgrade and configure system software that supports GIS infrastructure applications or Asset Management applications per project or operational needs. Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.--
  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required. Maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment. Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.
  • Upgrade and configure system software or Asset Management applications per project or operational needs. Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.--
  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning. Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required.
  • Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.
    Years of Experience:
    • 1 to 3 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
      Required skills
      • Candidates must have 2 years of experience in working in Active Directory
      • Candidates must have 2 years of experience in demonstrated background in customer service orientation, issue resolution, and ability to train end customers
      • Candidates must have the ability to work autonomously - independent of direct supervision
      • Candidates must have or be able to obtain military security clearance of at least Secret Clearance
      • Candidates must have active Security+ certification
      • Military background and/or experience and knowledge of military operations
      • Experience in managing multiple equipment accounts and knowledge of Air Force equipment inventory accounting systems
      • Candidates with additional network certifications (A+, CCNA, CISSP, etc)
      • Citizenship and an I-9 verification is required along with drug testing.
        Additional Info:
        At FastTek Global,--Our Purpose--is--Our People--andOur Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are--helping people find their success stories.--Also,--Doing the right thing is our mantra. We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.

        We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned--hard work for--24 years!

        FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is--100% consultant--and--client focused.
        We've differentiated ourselves by being--fast, flexible,--creative--andhonest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting Company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.

        Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our--flexible benefit--options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:

        • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
        • Vision
        • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
        • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
        • Life Insurance (100% paid)
        • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
          Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

          FastTek Global was named one of the--Top Work Places--in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in--2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019--and 2020!

          To view all of our open positions go to:--https://www.fasttek.com/fastswitch/findwork
          Follow us on Twitter:--https://twitter.com/fasttekglobal
          Follow us on Instagram:--https://www.instagram.com/fasttekglobal
          Find us on LinkedIn:--https://www.linkedin.com/company/fasttek
          You can become a fan of FastTek on Facebook:--https://www.facebook.com/fasttekglobal/

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Keywords: FastTek Global, Sioux Falls , System Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Alpena, South Dakota

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