Applications Administrator Job Description

Applications Administrator Job Description

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Applications administrator provides desktop system management involving account monitoring, security, Operating System installation, and other local area system administration related functions.

Applications Administrator Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective applications administrator job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included applications administrator job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Setup, configure, administer and secure database servers and clusters (MySQL/MongoDB/CouchDB) Perform required performance tuning
It will be crucial to ensure the proper run of the applications
As well daily part of the job will be to ensure the stability and functionality of the applications
Daily support of system management services
You be in charge of the Maintenance of the applications
You will Upgrade the applications when needed
You will be responsible as well for the Troubleshooting and diagnosis of the applications
The Person has to be flexible in approach to work- Provide subject matter expertise for security related threats and vulnerabilities as it pertains to middleware
It will be crucial to ensure the proper run, stability and functionality of the applications
You will be in charge of the maintenance, upgrade, diagnosis and troubleshooting of the applications

Applications Administrator Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Applications Administrator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: OBIA, OBIEE, DBA, MBA, ITIL, IIS, SSL, V3, IAT

Education for Applications Administrator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the applications administrator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Computer Science, Education, Information Technology, Business, Engineering, Information Systems, Administration, Management Information Systems, Technical, Computer Information Systems

Skills for Applications Administrator

Desired skills for applications administrator include:

Linux operating systems
HTTP
High availability and fail over application system concept is an asset
MySQL
Desktop operating systems and desktop productivity applications
MSSQL
Monitoring solutions like Zabbix
NAS
Storage concepts like SAN
System configuration management concepts and tools

Desired experience for applications administrator includes:

Cloning Oracle 11i or 12 database application environments for testing and development purposes
Work both autonomously and in team environment in Unix and Linux related projects and provide support for app teams on these platforms
Plan, prepare, test and apply maintenance fixes provided by application vendors
Develop test plans for implementing new software
Provide support for FTP/SFTP & Managed File Transfer Interfaces
Provide support for all external file transfer interfaces

Applications Administrator Examples

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Applications Administrator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of applications administrator. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for applications administrator
  • Routinely enter and modify data, such as menu items, discounts, taxes, employee information
  • Manage, maintain and monitor all web servers for production, QA and development environments
  • Must be able to participate in on-call rotation, occasional weekend support
  • Provide post production support of the Oracle Federal Financial system including functional, technical, and database administrator activities
  • Proactively monitor performance of the system, diagnose performance problems, provide technical recommendations to performance and system stability improvements, execute them
  • Optimize database, statements and provide other technical measures to improve system performance
  • Assist in data migration, translation and archiving activities
  • Provide database expertise as it relates to offering best practices solutions as a Shared Service Provider (SSP) of the Federal-wide Financial Management Line of Business
  • Oracle Federal Financial (OFF) Release 12 (R12) implementation/integration vendor community as to the marketplace availability of experienced and proven R12 and Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) OFF
  • Close with EBS AD tools and provide backups and recoveries
Qualifications for applications administrator
  • Performance management and troubleshooting
  • File Transfer methodologies
  • Positive attitude and a strong interest in Windows Administration
  • Extensive direct experience in the design, configuration, deployment, and management of Oracle WebLogic, IIS and or Apache web application products in architectures that utilize single instance Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle databases Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
  • You have been administrating corporate administration on Windows and Linux server
  • You understand the in-and-outs of various web servers (IIS, Apache)
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of applications administrator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for applications administrator
  • Working closely with the Finance Department in supporting the data flows from our source systems to the Accounting System
  • Resolve data inconsistency issues in a timely manner
  • Research and trace financial transactions as required
  • Provide design and database development requirements for Finance projects
  • Testing of new implementations for processes and projects as it relates to the finance department
  • Create, design, implement reporting requirements
  • Provide guidance and support for Accounting System (Great Plains) users
  • A first responder to emergency production issues
  • Ability to dive deeply into application performance, diagnose problems and suggest solutions
  • Actively engaged in the tactical operational needs of business units in researching and problem solving
Qualifications for applications administrator
  • Experience with VeriFone pin pad devices highly desired
  • 2+ years’ experience creating automation to assist with code deployments, configuration changes, daily application administration and problem resolution using PowerShell or Linux scripting
  • Experience with migrating applications from 2003 to 2012/2008 R2 is preferred
  • 1+ year automation of administrative tasks using scripting languages such as PowerShell or bsh
  • Tivoli technology ITM6, IEM, ITCAM, Netcool/Omnibus knowledge
  • UNIX/Linux/Windows basic skills and good general IT literacy
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an applications administrator. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for applications administrator
  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this position as is availability off hours
  • Maximum service up-time and availability will be ensured through robust service and resource management across the entire web farm
  • Provide continuous input and oversight to the delivery teams
  • Clone and refresh release 12 instances
  • Setup and configure parallel concurrent processing
  • Patch Oracle EBS and database (one-off patches, patchsets, CPUs/SPUs, PSUs, and RPUs)
  • Use utilities such as adop, adadmin, adpatch, adctrl, adrelink and admerge
  • Perform release 12 system administration tasks such as creating applications users, registering forms, menus, functions, responsibilities and concurrent programs, creating custom applications and installing printers
  • Maintain Oracle Workflow and manage and troubleshoot business flows, setup, and configuration of workflow mailer
  • Implement and maintain AutoConfig
Qualifications for applications administrator
  • Scripting language literacy
  • Experience in working with content delivery networks (CDNs), Akamai or Limelight preferred
  • Minimum 8-10 years' experience as an Oracle DBA (logical/physical)
  • Minimum 5 years' experience with Oracle v11
  • Experience performing general technical trouble shooting and give consultation to development teams
  • Minor Updates - Third Party Software Installation of Minor Updates including bug fixes for Third Party software Weblogic or Apache upgrade/patches
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Applications Administrator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of applications administrator. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for applications administrator
  • Assist with projects related to integrations with other recruiting technology or HR systems (e.g., assessments, passports, job boards, etc)
  • Execute Taleo Connect Client scripts and ensure data is flowing correctly
  • Assist in the testing
  • Help maintain and support an Internet-oriented production environment, across multiple data centers, involving hundreds of machines
  • Collaborate with the On-Line Letter Writer Committee and Change Control Committee on new letter/maintenance projects, including the development and testing of the letter and generation process, creation and addition of system calculated fields and ensuring that the letter is customer friendly, accurate and presented in a professional format
  • Manage the implementation of all new and revised private label headers and rules
  • MSP and BITB system administration including the setup of Comment Codes, Task Headers, Task Queues, Loan Indicators, Loss Mitigation Templates/Steps, Stops, Client Headers, Year End Headers, BITB Investor Tables, BITB Queues/Events
  • Maintain, monitor and research EDI transmissions and report sets
  • Support all phases of MSP mass update projects including researching transaction layouts, creating a transaction query using tools such as Passport or Hyperion, ensuring proper business approval, testing raw data formats, submitting transactions for processing and validating results
  • Monitor Web Posting errors and assist business areas on resolution
Qualifications for applications administrator
  • Experience with Aptos, Epicor, NSB, or Micros systems highly desired
  • Knowledge of system administration functionality within Oracle Applications
  • Knowledge of Oracle 11g Identity Management, Access Manager and WebLogic Server
  • Knowledge of OBIEE and Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c
  • Self-motivated with strong team orientation and the ability to learn quickly
  • A BS or higher in Computer Science or related field
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an applications administrator. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for applications administrator
  • Review and communicate new MSP system enhancement information to leadership, assist in the testing and implementation of new enhancements and coordinate requests for custom enhancements
  • Assist with making recommendations for improvement and in the implementation of new procedures
  • If applicable, will also analyze the usage of Director tools, make recommendations, and conduct training when necessary to ensure full utilization
  • Performs follow-up with staff and manager to measure and evaluate actual benefits
  • Monitor mainframe transaction activity
  • Actively participate in applicable Functional Area Committee/Product User Group
  • Accountable for operations and administration of the Data Warehouse and Big Data Applications
  • Real time analysis of faults and internal customer tickets, drive corrective actions in accordance with customer impact
  • Initiates escalation process in case of detected performance degradation
  • Perform and drive preventative maintenance
Qualifications for applications administrator
  • Experience with configuration management tools like Chef, Puppet, or Tripwire highly desired
  • Experience working in a retail or restaurant environment highly desired
  • Typically requires a bachelors degree in Information Technology or related discipline and three or more years of progressive professional applications administrator experience
  • 5+ years Oracle EBS DBA (R12.2.x/11i version) experience with multi-gigabyte OLTP or multi-terabyte databases
  • Hands on Experience in FMW and Weblogic latest Technologies
  • Expert with Oracle Application Architecture and Oracle Application\Database support

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