System Administrator
CSC - Blythewood, SC

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Job Title : System Administrator
Requisition ID : 13002NL

Job Category : Systems
Primary Location : USA-SC: SOUTH CAROLINA-BLYTHEWOOD

Schedule : Full-time
Remote Work Authorized : No
Relocation Assistance : Not Available
Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time
Clearance Level : None

Job Posting : Feb 15, 2013, 12:08:27 PM

Description
The System Administrator Principal Leader will be performing Infrastructure Implementation and Production Support. This is a full time opportunity. Must be willing to work a rotating on-call schedule.

Required:
Strong knowledge and experience in the installation, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting of the following:
IBM Websphere - Expert/Senior level
Microsoft Windows 2003/2008
Microsoft IIS
Apache Tomcat
Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008
IBM DB2 UDB
Knowledge of clustering technologies (software and hardware)
Security best practices, patching, server hardening
Installation and configuration of custom insurance application packages

Highly Desired:
Knowledge and/or experience in the following:
IBM MQ
Citrix administration and troubleshooting
Microsoft VSS
Subversion Version Control System
Cruise Control
ASP, Java, Perl/Other Scripting Programming
Microsoft Exchange Administration
Linux
Virtualization software - VMware
Encryption - SFTP/PGP/Web site certificates
F5 Switch

Essential Job Functions
  • Coordinates with client management to formulate highly complex technical solutions. Identifies and implements solutions based on client needs. Informs client management of appropriate developments in technical support products.
  • Provides technical leadership to internal and external personnel on highly complex system installation processes. Mentors and provides guidance to less experienced personnel.
  • Provides technical leadership to appropriate personnel on highly complex system administration activities. Provides technical solutions and escalated support for non-routine, highly complex technical issues.
  • Evaluates products and upgrades for appropriateness of cost and compatibility. Oversees and implements system upgrade strategies.
  • Leads the design, implementation, and maintenance of highly complex solutions. Coordinates activities with other technical personnel as appropriate.
  • Develops and analyzes highly complex system standards, thresholds, and recommendations to maximize system performance. Initiates reviews as appropriate.
  • Conducts capacity planning reviews with management and approves capacity plans formulated by less experienced personnel.
  • Develops strategies to manage the frequency of appropriate support package/patch application. Monitors database maintenance and provides appropriate recommendations, when required. Implements solutions and refines procedures as appropriate.
  • Coordinates with business development personnel on proposals and work estimates involving highly complex system administration projects and solutions.
  • Researches current systems technology and serves as subject matter expert on complex systems processes and procedures. Conducts usability and costing studies.
Qualifications

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or related field preferred
  • Nine or more years of technical experience in a client-server environment
  • Experience working with highly complex systems administration, database administration, and landscape maintenance
  • Experience working with company products and services
  • Experience working with company and client documentation and storage procedures
  • Experience working with highly complex system implementations and organizational processes
Other Qualifications
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills
  • Strong ability to lead and work as part of a team
CSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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