Information Technologies Systems Administrator
DRS Technologies - Danbury, CT

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DRS Consolidated Controls, Inc

DRS Consolidated Controls, Inc. (DRS-CCI) is the premier supplier of instrumentation & control systems for critical applications in U.S. Navy ships. DRS CCI is a leading innovator and supplier of shipboard hydraulic to electric actuation conversion solutions that reduce construction and lifecycle costs. Since the 1960s DRS CCI, under our Consolidated Controls legacy name brand, has provided Nuclear Regulatory Commission certified safety, and non-safety, analog and digital distributed controls systems for US and international nuclear power plants. Products include shipboard control systems and panels, high-performance networks, tactical displays, controllers, circuit cards, detectors/transmitters, and specialty reactor plant instrumentation and control equipment. The division designs, qualifies and manufactures products that help our sailors maintain our nation’s maritime supremacy and our industrial customers to operate safely and efficiently. We operate on a 9/80 work schedule with core works of 80 hrs in 9 days and every other Friday off. www.drs-cci.com/careers .

Job Location Danbury, CT

Title: Information Technology Systems Administrator

Position Summary:
Manage and tune in-house computer systems and network connections to ensure high levels of availability and security of the supported business applications. Participates in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure system provisioning and maintenance that is consistent with company goals, industry best practices and regulatory requirements.

Duties and Responsibility:
Maintain timely and accurate helpdesk records using the ticket management system

Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations

Accomplish organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

Protect organization's value by preserving the confidentiality of information

Manage and tune in-house computer systems and network connections to ensure high levels of availability and security of the supported business applications

Participates in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure system provisioning and maintenance that is consistent with company goals, industry best practices and regulatory requirements

Install, configure, monitor, administer and maintain servers, printers, scanners and applications

Manage communications and connection solutions, including workstation connectivity, and Internet applications

Perform and test routine system backups and restores

Administer and maintain end user accounts, permissions, and access rights

Perform server and workstation security audits

Analyze system, server, application, and network performance

Participate in and support capacity planning and the development of long-term strategic goals for systems and software in conjunction with end-users and department management

Support application development teams throughout project lifecycle

Install patches and upgrades to server hardware, firmware, and/or software

Assist in system integration testing, load, testing, stress testing, and user acceptance testing processes

Assist with placing and escalating vendor service calls as a result of data communications outages

Maintain reports regarding system downtime

Maintain plans for preventative maintenance and disaster recovery

Coordinate with end users and technical staff to implement and maintain systems that utilize industry best practices to meet business objectives, while maintaining the security and integrity of the data, system and network

Generate metrics, project status reports and operating status reports for management and team members

Provide service desk and technical support to users

Perform routine problem analysis and resolution design for systems and applications

Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

Basic Qualifications (include education and years of experience required):

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Mathematics, Industrial Technology, Computer Sciences, a related field, or equivalent experience

2 to 5 years of directly related experience in systems administration

Experience with one of the principles, methods, and techniques used in all phases installation, configuration, administration and maintenance of IT and business systems

Experience in current principles and practices of system administration

Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively in a team-oriented environment

Ability to successfully interact with all levels of management, other IT professionals and end-users

Ability to obtain a Security Clearance

Strong analytic and problem-solving skills

Is open and responsive to change and demonstrates a commitment to the process of continuous improvement by identifying and responding actively and with sensitivity to the needs of all customers

Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge:
This position could require the ability to obtain and retain any applicable security clearances, including interim security clearances, within a time period to be established by the Company

DRS Consolidated Controls, Inc is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. IND

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