Systems Administrator
Atkins - Henderson, NV

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Information Communications

Primary Location


United States-Nevada-Henderson

Employment Category



Employment Type


Full Time

Job Summary

Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and the world's 11th largest design firm with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

At Atkins, we offer our employees more than just a job; we offer an opportunity to shape the world for generations to come through innovative and sound design. As the official engineer of the 2012 London Olympics, few companies can rival the size and diversity of our projects. Whether it’s the concept for a new skyscraper, the upgrade of a rail network, the modeling of a flood defense system or the improvement of a management process, we plan, design and enable solutions.

Atkins seeks an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our Henderson staff as a Systems Administrator.

Major Function/Role:
Provide day to day local area network and server administration including design, maintenance, and implementation of hardware and software tools. Maintain network operations and backup procedures to ensure optimal efficiency and uptime. Support of end users systems and software, including occasional after-hours emergency support as needed.

Job Duties:
Ensures that IT global initiatives and standards within the scope of responsibility are achieved and maintained.

Day to day local and remote end user support of computer hardware and software in an engineering environment (MS Office, CAD applications, etc).

Personnel administration of one Support/Help Desk Technician (guidance, task delegation, training, mentoring, management).

Complex, varied, non-standardized tasks, processes, or operations as requested by senior management.


Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

Job Details

Education and Experience


Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems or similar degree. Minimum two years network/system administration and PC support experience. Knowledge of Local Area Networks and the TCP/IP protocol.

Special Skills:
High proficiency in configuring and troubleshooting networking protocols, Windows server products, tape and disk based backup solutions, virtualization, and deployment technology. Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing. Job requires skill in identifying problems and solving them in an efficient manner that follows documented protocol and change communication requirements.

Professional Registrations


Microsoft Systems Administrator MCSA or MCITP Systems Administrator strongly preferred. Other professional vendor certificaitons are a plus.

Additional Requirements:
Ability to travel to regional offices in Reno, Phoenix, Lake Havasu, Prescott, and Las Vegas/Henderson field offices.

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Atkins is one of the world's leading engineering, design and project management consultancies. We have the breadth and depth of expertise to...