Senior Systems Administrator
Company: Blood Systems
PRIMARY PURPOSE: Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for the management and administration of operating systems and databases that support mission critical regulated and non-regulated computer systems, as well as other high usage applications. Ensures computer system security and 24/7 availability. Collaborates with departments throughout the organization to develop optimal technical solutions that meet business requirements.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations. Brings compliance issues to the attention of management.
Assures quality customer service to all customers.
Assists with work coordination and training and provides guidance to peers, as appropriate.
Plans and designs computer system implementation involving computer hardware, operating systems and databases.
Develops, manages and evaluates project plans (e.g., computer system implementations, upgrades, capacity plans, system testing, advanced problem resolution, performance monitoring and computer system performance) through to project completion.
Develops and manages business critical computer system disaster recovery plans.
Evaluates recommendations concerning upgrading business critical computer systems to ensure application availability, security, and optimal performance.
Provides input for assigned budget and system life cycle planning.
Reviews and approves technical documentation of business critical computer systems.
Remains abreast of changes and developments in the industry. Establishes and maintains a network of professional relationships both inside and outside the corporation.
Manages the development of system administration logs, operating system standards, processes and procedures in compliance with change control processes, as applicable.
Manages the acquisition of third party software, as required, to support the operating system, servers and hardware.
Perform all other duties, at the discretion of management, as assigned.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Knowledge of storage area networks required.
Knowledge of computer server platforms and operating systems required.
Knowledge of project planning and capacity planning required.
Knowledge of disaster recovery processes and procedures required.
Unix OS certification preferred.
Linux OS certification preferred.
Windows MCSE certification preferred.
Storage Management Certification preferred
With completion of at least one of the certifications listed under Licenses/ Certifications.
Five years of experience in the design, implementation and management of business critical computer systems required. To include:
Two years of experience in the management and design of storage area networks; Or
Without completion of at least one of the certifications listed under Licenses/ Certifications:
Ten years of experience in the design, implementation and management of business critical
computer systems required. To include:
Two years of experience in the management and design of storage area networks
Experience in managing complex projects preferred.
Experience in leading teams or being team lead on major / complex projects preferred.
Experience in developing and using metrics to drive systems and operational performance preferred.
Experience with coaching and mentoring peers and junior team members preferred.
Experience in working within an ITIL or similar structured framework preferred.
Experience in coordinating work efforts with internal or external clients preferred.
Experience with SaltStack or other automation tools preferred.
Experience with configuration and use of Enterprise Monitoring Packages preferred.
Good communication and customer relation skills.
Must be self-motivated with good organizational skills.
Ability to organize workload and work under pressure.
Ability to work with all levels of management.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Good analytical and problem solving skills.
Must maintain confidentiality.
Strong computer skills.
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