IT SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
Dollar General Corp. - United States

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Are you ready for an exciting career move? We're a fast moving $15 billion, Fortune 200 publicly-traded company with more than 10,000 stores and 11 distribution centers in 40 states, growing by hundreds of stores each year. We work in an energetic team atmosphere that leverages each person’s strengths and maximizes potential. We are committed to attracting upbeat, talented, and motivated people who can advance our mission of "Serving Others."

Dollar General’s IT Systems Administrator, while reporting to the Sr. Manager Systems Administration, will be responsible for installing, administering, and maintaining operating systems software and related software products while also participating in the planning and coordination of delivered services. The Systems Administrator will execute activities related to systems access, security, availability and capacity across multiple platforms along with proactively administering Unix and Linux servers.

Duties and Responsibilities
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Administer user access to systems, or develop access strategies.
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Support development and production system environments.
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Install and maintain third-party application software, maintaining continuity with licensing and maintenance agreements.
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Monitor and tune system for performance.
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Administer system security, data backups and recoveries.
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Coordinate all capacity planning activities.
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Plan, test, and update system disaster recovery process.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
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Expertise with system administration, implementation, monitoring, and recovery techniques for AIX and a major Linux distribution such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux or Oracle Enterprise Linux (RHEL or OEL).
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Strong system programming and shell-scripting skills.
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Understanding of database management concepts including Oracle, as these concepts relate to UNIX server and server storage provisioning.
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Experience with enterprise backup and recovery software such as EMC Networker, Tivoli Storage Manager, or Veritas NetBackup.
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Disaster Recovery planning and testing experience including bare-metal or hotsite restore.
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Experience working with Storage Array Network (SAN) technology, particularly as such technologies relate to UNIX server storage presentation.
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Solid organizational and prioritizing skills. Capable of working with limited supervision.
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Ability to partner with technical and non-technical users.
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Strong oral and written communication skills, including technical documentation.
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Able to be a team player and is customer service driven.
Work Experience and/or Education
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Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Technology, or equivalent. Degree is not required with extensive experience.
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Strong knowledge of Unix and Linux system internals, operating systems and security concepts with a minimum of 5 years’ experience.
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Large-scale server and data center experience (experience with businesses similar in size and scope to Dollar General, or larger).
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Operating system administration training classes pertaining to a Unix and LINUX operating systems is desired. Certifications are preferred.
Compensation will consist of a competitive salary based on your experience, with bonus potential.
Our Benefits Package
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Health, dental, vision and life insurance
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Long term disability
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Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance
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Company matched 401(k)
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Tuition reimbursement
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Paid vacation
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On site child care, ATM, cafeteria and fitness facility
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Free covered parking
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Fun, values centered work atmosphere
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Corporate casual dress
Dollar General is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based Dollar General Corporation is the nation’s largest small-box discount retailer. We make shopping for...