Seneca Resources Sys Admin II in Birmingham, Alabama

About Seneca Resources: Seneca Resources is client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry. Seneca Resources is a leading IT services provider with offices in Reston, Virginia, Alabama and Columbia, Maryland that service clients throughout the United States. The key to our success lies within our strong corporate culture which drives our business. We challenge our staff through engaging work, and we reward our staff through competitive compensation, extensive professional training, and excellent opportunities for career advancement. In turn, we look for only the best and brightest to join our team.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.

Position Title: Systems Administrator Location: Birmingham, Alabama Position Status: Full Time/Direct Hire

Job Summary

The System Administrator maintains and supports the integrity of the operating system environment and various computer systems. This individual administers, installs and troubleshoots a variety of operating systems. They are responsible for the technical design, planning, implementation and the highest level of performance tuning and recovery procedures for the mission critical enterprise systems.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for patching and monitoring systems

  • Responsible for system architecture

  • Handles downtime procedures, such as server patching

  • Liaison with vendor regarding architecture, administrative decisions, implementation support and Tier 3 support

  • Facilitates and manages the change control process

  • Creates and monitors tickets and works tickets to closure

  • Documents infrastructure, system, system objects and processes

  • Troubleshoots issues

  • Handles on-call as assigned

  • Builds relationships with end users and peers

  • Develops standards, guidelines and/or processes for database systems

  • Stays current with industry standards and regulations

  • Researches new tools

  • Stays current with upcoming upgrades

  • Designs infrastructure

  • Coordinates monthly downtime

  • Trains users and new staff on systems

  • Attends and facilitates meetings as needed

  • Answers technical and procedural questions for Analysts

  • Handles requirements gathering

  • Performs other duties as required.

Education /Experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of experience or

  • 6 years of equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and 2+ years of experience

Licensures, Certifications, and/or Registries

  • Windows administration experience or certification required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have knowledge of the following:

  • ALL Scripts

  • .net

  • PowerShell

  • Scripting

  • Microsoft Suite

  • XML

  • Report writing

  • SQL

  • AD

  • Must have excellent analytical and problem solving skills for data gathering and fact finding

  • Must have knowledge of programming, development, and databases

  • Must have experience with software development life cycle and IT service management