Company: Morgan Services
Posted on: January 23, 2023
The System Administrator's role is to manage and tune in-house
computer software systems and network connections to ensure high
levels of availability and security of the supported business
applications. This individual also 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.
Strategy & Planning
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 managers.
Acquisition & Deployment
Coordinate with network engineering, business application, and
database administration functions to implement desktop and server
systems that utilize industry best practices to meet corporate
Deploy workstations, servers, printers, scanners, firewalls,
encryption systems, and all host security systems.
Manage all operating systems and end-user software.
Manage communications ([e-mail, IM, ---]) and connection solutions,
including workstation connectivity, local area networks, company
Web site, intranet, and Internet applications.
Ensure the integrity and security of enterprise data on host
computers, multiple databases, and during data transfer in
accordance to business needs and industry best-practices regarding
privacy, security, and regulatory compliance.
Manage input/output fleet, including printers and scanners.
Manage end user accounts, permissions, access rights, and storage
allocations in accordance with best practices regarding privacy,
security, and regulatory compliance.
Perform network and security audits.
Perform and test routine system backups and restores.
Anticipate, mitigate, identify, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware
and software problems on servers, input/output fleet, and
workstations. Escalate incidents as necessary.
Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network
component inventory and related documentation and technical
Support application development teams throughout project
Analyze system, server, application, network, and input/output
Recommend, schedule, and perform software and hardware
improvements, upgrades, patches, reconfigurations, and/or
Conduct research on emerging products, services, protocols, and
standards in support of systems software procurement and
Create required reports in response to business user needs.
Participate in negotiations with vendors, outsourcers, and
contractors to secure software products and services.
Develop, document, and maintain policies, procedures and associated
training plans for system administration and appropriate use.
Formal Education & Certification
College diploma or university degree in the field of computer
science and/or computer information systems years equivalent work
Knowledge & Experience
Working technical knowledge of network, PC, and platform operating
systems, including Windows 10, Windows Servers 2012+, Switches, and
Application support experience with IIS
Experience working with Virtualization such as VMware
Experience with Backup solutions Veeam experience a plus.
Working technical knowledge of current systems software, protocols,
and standards, including [Active Directory, DNS, DHCP].
Experience working with Office 365 administration
Strong knowledge of local area network administration.
Hands-on software and hardware troubleshooting experience.
Experience with data management.
Experience documenting and maintaining configuration and process
Good understanding of the organization's goals and objectives.
Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
Strong customer service orientation.
Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a
Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills.
Adept at reading, writing, and interpreting technical documentation
and procedure manuals.
Ability to conduct research into hardware and software issues and
products as required.
Ability to present ideas and solutions in user-friendly
Highly self-motivated and directed.
Keen attention to detail.
Skilled at working within a team-oriented, collaborative
40-hour on-site work week with on-call availability as needed.
5-20% travel required.
Sitting for extended periods of time.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard,
mouse, power tools, and to handle other computer components.
Occasional inspection of cables in floors and ceilings.
Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as
computers and peripherals.
Keywords: Morgan Services, Champaign , Software Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Arcola, Illinois
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