Server Admin Job Description

Server Admin Job Description

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Server admin provides support services such as data protection (backup and systems security), Microsoft Windows 2008 Active Directory (to include Group Policy management), SMS/SCCM, WSUS, DHCP, DNS, Microsoft Exchange services, client imaging, file and print services, and other server/network application services.

Server Admin Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Administer and support Microsoft Active Directory, SCCM
Administer and support Microsoft Active Directory
Respond to statements of requirements with solutions
Develop ADDM TPL code to meet discovery requirements (training will be offered)
Conduct investigations into issues reported with discovery
2nd and 3rd Level support for desktop, virtualization and ecosystem services in Asiapac
Physical Datacenter Server Health (Replacing servers, components, as required)
Assist with designing and fielding special purpose systems for critical missions, utilizing the latest virtualization products and recommending hardware procurement
Design and support a virtualized windows server environment utilizing VMware & vCenter Server to manage windows virtualization on R&D and live windows server environments
Provide day-to-day Information Systems (IS) engineering services to support the operation of the Command's AIS classified and internal special access networks

Server Admin Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Server Admin

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: OS, ITIL, MCSE, RHCSA, SSL, RHCSE, MCSA, MCP, MCITP, VCP

Education for Server Admin

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Server Admin

Desired skills for server admin include:

DNS
How to connect and work on remote systems
Active Directory
DHCP Services
Domain Services
Exchange
Laptops
Mobile devices
PCs
SharePoint

Desired experience for server admin includes:

Practical experience of working with the Agile development methodology & Jira for task tracking
Requires at least 3+ years supporting Apple servers (integration, troubleshooting, support, repair, security)
Apple Certified in ACTC, ACSA, ACMA, ACM
Certified JAMF Casper Administrator
Intermediate to Expert level knowledge in supporting Mac and Windows platforms in an enterprise environment
Expert in JAMF Casper Administration

Server Admin Examples

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Server Admin Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of server admin. 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 server admin
  • Provide day-to-day infrastructure maintenance for NCWDG AIS systems
  • Provide system engineering services to troubleshoot/correct network, system and software failures as reported by network users of the Command network
  • Provide training and support for AIS personnel on network configuration, troubleshooting, operational procedures and use of software packages on the Command network
  • Draft and maintain up-to-date system drawings to accurately reflect the configuration of the Cournand’s classified computer networks
  • Provide communications network support to on-going Program Management Office (PMO) sponsored research and development programs involving information systems mission requirements as tasked by NCWDO N6 management
  • Provide general system engineering support to the Command as required and tasked by NCWDO N6 department management
  • Understand user needs and expectations for AIS functions
  • Create an IS disaster recovery plan
  • Provide software and hardware architectural analysis
  • Provide testing & evaluation support for network systems
Qualifications for server admin
  • Experience of installing and configuring commercial software products
  • Experience in Software Management solutions or Software licensing discovery techniques
  • Custom OS X Package creation and distribution
  • Asset Management and Inventory
  • Client Updating, Imaging, and Maintenance
  • Support and administration with Adobe Creative Suit products
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Server Admin Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of server admin. 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 server admin
  • Build PCs for new starters and for replacement machines
  • Conduct Red Hat/Solaris specific patching, principally focusing on items that are over 21 days and 30 days past release
  • Build, harden, implement, monitor and tune LINUX/UNIX application and web servers
  • Administer Windows server systems to include initial build, implementation, performance tuning and patching
  • Work with vendors and conduct intensive testing and documentation with the Senior IA Specialist and Business Analyst/Technical Writer
  • Install/configure/maintain custom client SCADA and Gas Control-related applications on a custom build of Windows 7
  • 24x7x365 support, priority response for high priority applications such as SCADA and related systems
  • Strong presentation skills to senior level staff, Direct and above
  • Design, engineer, build and maintain Citrix Infrastructure including Citrix XenDesktop, Citrix XenApp, Citrix StoreFront, Citrix NetScaler
  • Design, Manage and Support Windows servers and workstations typically running on VMWare
Qualifications for server admin
  • Strong skills in UNIX system Administration (Linux, ESX preferred)
  • Experience using DB tools and technologies to analyse, filter and update information
  • Competency developing and testing SQL
  • Experience using BMC ADDM or BDNA Discover and particularly ADDM TPL / TQL language
  • Knowledge and experience of Windows System Administration and particularly the use of WMI
  • AppleScript and Bash Shell languages
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Server Admin Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of server admin. 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 server admin
  • Collaborate with analysts, application developers, and system owners in the testing of Citrix programs, applications, and interoperability
  • Develop, document, and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for both Citrix system administration and end-user access
  • Recommend hardware or software changes needed to optimize Citrix deployments, configuration, or maintenance
  • Support feasibility studies for Citrix products under consideration for purchase
  • Convey application enhancement request to programmers and facilitate scheduled updates to production environments
  • Develop and maintain company datastore
  • As a Windows Server Administrator & Systems Analyst, you will install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements
  • Work with venders on hardware, software and networking requirements to support projects and systems for ARS and install vender created software application packages or tools
  • Plan and coordinate activities such as installation and upgrading of hardware and vendor applications
  • Develop business reporting and provide consultative support for application reporting/report writing tools
Qualifications for server admin
  • MAC interoperability with AD, LDAP and Kerberos
  • Best security practices, implementations, and troubleshooting including 2 factor authentication, virus Identification/removal, and disk encryption
  • Knowledge of client and server environments, printing, firewall, and routing technologies
  • McAfee endpoint protection
  • Project management skills and fundamentals (Preferred)
  • Proficient with an application performance monitoring tool
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Server Admin Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of server admin. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for server admin
  • Convert Design into deliverables by applying best practices
  • Convert platform roadmaps into implementable operational plans and implement plans
  • Support implementation of chosen solution – support planning and development of solutions selected, support implementation plan of a solution, define projects, participate in governance forums, manage business stakeholders, implement improvements contributing to stability of platform
  • Support Application Operations
  • Investigate, reproduce and resolve technical problems related to operating systems and servers
  • The role has the responsibility of maintaining system health for ETL , DB servers and ensuring system performance meet the SLAs
  • Maintain systems up-to-date with required installations, upgrades, configurations, tuning
  • Reporting to the IT Manager, they monitor Helpdesk ticket queue and assist with resolving issues raised through the ticketing systems
  • Monitor and maintain the server environment in conjunction with VMWare VCenter and SAN storage system
  • Monitor and maintain the LAN and WAN performance in the APAC region
Qualifications for server admin
  • Supports aspects of IS related projects, including pre-deployment analysis of the existing device configurations, developing configuration files for the replacement devices, technical support of on-site technicians during the equipment replacement, and possible on-site installation and configuration for offices in the San Antonio area
  • 5 + years of experience of LAN/WAN systems to help design and install internal and external networks
  • Experience in all Windows, Linux and Unix based OS’s
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or related field preferred and 5 year's related experience
  • Windows Server 2008/2012 R2 expertise
  • VMware expertise
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Server Admin Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of server admin. 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 server admin
  • Troubleshoot and fix PC and end users hardware issues
  • Deploy software to end users equipment manually and using SCCM when applicable
  • Monitor and maintain antivirus software in both servers and end users equipment
  • Work with the IT Team in APAC to make sure the region is properly supported
  • 24/7 manufacturing location
  • This position will require limited work inside the refinery process units
  • Oversee the SQL database application in all environments, development, QA/staging and production
  • Expertise in monitor development, QA/staging and production databases to identify the issues
  • Performance tuning problems identification and solutions
  • Work on SSIS and SSRS package definition, deployments, troubleshooting
Qualifications for server admin
  • 5-7 years’ proficiency in managing and administering operating system and hardware infrastructure
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment working independently
  • Must possess knowledge in Windows/Linux Server Environment and server Architecture, Symantec Net backup Architecture, and Dev-ops tools (Nagios, Cacti , Jira System)
  • Disk and San Switch configuration(EMC, Netapp etc) and Virtualization configuration (VMware , KVM etc) is a plus
  • Great Communication and presentation skill and must be a team player
  • Bilingual Korean/English preferred

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