Senior System Administrator

Typical responsibilities of a Senior System Administrator include:

  • Being a technical expert in the area of system administration for complex operating systems. 
  • Helping to develop, document, communicate, and enforce a network technology policy.
  • Installing and configuring new software and hardware, including the server network, devices and firewalls.
  • Monitoring system performance, IT system operations and storage utilization.
  • Planning ahead for necessary hardware or software upgrades to support system growth.
  • Managing user accounts and assets, assigning and updating security permissions on the network according to security policy.
  • Providing support with escalated help desk requests.
  • Leading a team of systems administrators, coordinates with different departments.

Typical experience and skills:

  • 3–5 years of experience working in the information technology sector.
  • a bachelor’s degree in the field of computer science, information science, information systems or related field.
  • advanced knowledge of networking and distributed computing environment concepts, as well as a sound understanding of the principles of routing, firewalls, and client/server applications
  • experience with troubleshooting and issue resolution principles, methodologies and techniques. As with most tech positions, you also need a strong desire to learn about new technologies.


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