Server Operations Job Description

Server Operations Job Description

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Server operations provides expertise in hardware support, and server administration of Windows Server, Linux (Red Hat/OEL), and VMware Virtualization platforms.

Server Operations Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

SAN support (3PAR F400 & 7200 systems, HP EVA series)
Learn and understand Server farm, Server Virtualization
Understanding of Blade server technology, Virtualization across various platforms
Learn and understand Storage Virtualization
Understanding of Storage Virtualization, Unstructured Data Platforms
Verifies success on all data replication jobs, troubleshoots failures and performs restarts where needed
Manage database to ensure the accuracy of asset data
Reconcile equipment decommissions to active inventory to track assets and facilitate secure and timely disposition of assets
Facilitate all offsite storage, inventory and records management requests
Continuously evaluate server and network asset lifecycle processes for improvement and increased effectiveness from purchase through disposal

Server Operations Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Server Operations

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, SQL, OEM, MCSE, RHCSA, RHEL, SSL, II, IAT, MSCE

Education for Server Operations

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Server Operations

Desired skills for server operations include:

Industry security principles and server vulnerability remediation practices
TCP/IP and associated technologies
Linux based systems
At least Korn Shell and perl

Desired experience for server operations includes:

Minimum three years of experience with database software – MS SQL, Oracle, Sybase and with experience of other relational databases a plus
Lead team designing, building and testing solutions to support the desktop Windows and Mac environment
Design, create, and maintain, golden configs for the Windows and Mac clients
Solid knowledge of all current Windows and Mac OS and hardware
Experience with enterprise wide OS/application refresh projects
Windows 7 architecture, imaging, and deployment

Server Operations Examples


Server Operations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a server operations. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for server operations
  • Collaborate with all levels of staff in IT Asset Management
  • Disaster Recovery (VMware SRM and HA, SAN to SAN replication)
  • Virtual Server Farms (VMware 5.x)
  • Backup systems (Symantec NetBackup)
  • Email and File Stubbing (Symantec Enterprise Vault)
  • Tape Storage
  • Data Warehousing & SQL (MS SQL & Oracle)
  • Knowledge of web application security, understanding of vulnerabilities and counter-measures
  • Design and implement generic Microsoft systems
  • DFSR
Qualifications for server operations
  • Tools implementation and support
  • Experienced in supporting standard enterprise applications such as Anti-virus/malware client, Microsoft Office/Outlook, VPN
  • Self-motivated, proactive, independent and responsive
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with diverse groups in a team environment using logic based troubleshooting skills
  • Strong understanding of organizational goals and objectives
  • Demonstrated progressive experience in the field of technical support

Server Operations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of server operations. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for server operations
  • Being able to provide Audit reports and policies
  • Requires a thorough knowledge of corporate policies and procedures and significant relevant experience
  • Responsible for projects and initiatives that will impact the company locally, regionally or nationally
  • The delivery of effective infrastructure operations support in order to meet SLA’s, KPI’s and compliance requirements budget constraints
  • The regular collation and reporting of infrastructure KPI’s
  • Lead and co-ordinate problem management activities
  • Proactive management of our IT infrastructure
  • To ensure the operations team and third party support provider adheres to and maintains compliance with infrastructure related quality processes
  • Play a lead role in implementing optimised processes and management practices that result in server & storage infrastructure that is reliable, scalable, secure, efficient, well controlled and documented, adhering to ITIL best practices
  • Ensure the delivery and technical support of products, applications and services meet the agreed service levels and standards for the environment
Qualifications for server operations
  • Experience with IT Service Management ticketing system
  • Hands-on administrative management experience supporting Linux systems
  • Knowledge of scripting languages – Shell, Perl, Python, Ruby
  • Has helped to develop documentation of technical processes and workflows
  • 3-5 years of experience in server and network hardware asset management
  • 3-5 years of experience or significant understanding of the IT asset lifecycle

Server Operations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a server operations. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for server operations
  • Offer deep subject matter expertise and act as a final escalation point within IT Operations for the resolution of all complex server, storage including backup technical incidents and problems
  • Instigate and orchestrate complex changes to server & storage including backup, infrastructure, in line with change control processes
  • Support, coach and mentor the other members of the Server & Storage Operations team, leading by example and deputising, where required, for the Server & Storage Operations Manager
  • In conjunction with the Head of Infrastructure & Applications Operations (I&AO), define a strategy and inspire a shared vision to transform Kier’s Server & Storage including Backup service provision to that of a Tier 1 organisation, in line with Kier’s growth and increasing business ambition
  • Achieve best in class, operational excellence, resulting in high levels of service, efficiency, performance and customer satisfaction, whilst ensuring costs remain highly industry competitive
  • Provide effective leadership, coaching and mentoring to lead, develop and manage S&SO individuals, as a team and their performance
  • Develop the S&SO team to engender a customer-oriented culture, focused on the delivery of operational excellence (best in class service levels with minimum resource and cost)
  • Deliver continual tangible and measureable benefits and value in terms of improving customer service & satisfaction and operational efficiency, whilst reducing risk and operational costs to minimal levels
  • Provides technical support and day to day operational functions for Ericsson Mediaroom
  • Provides technical support for and day to day operational functions Verizon FIOS IPTV solutions
Qualifications for server operations
  • Robust data analytic and management skills
  • Understanding and implementation of policy, audit, controls, and risk mitigation
  • Knowledge or experience in scripting with Powershell, VBScript or others languages a must
  • Experience with Traffic load balancers (F5 Big IP LTMs and GTMs)
  • MS Exchange Support and Design experience
  • Infrastructure installation experience within a datacenter environment

Server Operations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a server operations. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for server operations
  • This position requires 24/7 on-call support in a Tier 2/3 role
  • Provide Level 2 server support for three data centers branch offices
  • Serves as technical expert for assigned areas
  • On a daily basis, ensuring anti-virus and other intrusion detection coverage are at acceptable levels by verifying each managed server system’s software and signature level is up-to-date, configured properly and communicating with the central management system, researching and reporting on any alerts generated by intrusion detection systems
  • Performing short-term projects such as auditing DRAC configuration, assessing UPS battery run time
  • Sharing knowledge within the team
  • Level 3 operational support and maintenance of the IT infrastructure to ensure operational stability by following and using the tools, policies, processes and procedures available
  • Testing new and changed components being introduced into the environment
  • Maintains server and storage architectures and works with the Server Architecture Team to recommend and implement new systems
  • Oversee team delivery of new builds, upgrades, configuration changes ensuring procedures are followed properly to maintain overall system availability and integrity
Qualifications for server operations
  • Experience with Bash, Python, and Powershell, in concert with non-OS systems
  • Intermediate working knowledge of SQL, including use of Microsoft Access or SQL Server Management Studio
  • Knowledge of current IT server and network technologies
  • Experience with Backup and Tape Storage
  • University Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Strong knowledge of Active Directory, SharePoint, SQL, IIS and Lync

Server Operations Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a server operations. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for server operations
  • Report on key metrics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis to ensure system capacity, health and availability
  • Manage and execute against project plans and set deadlines
  • Collaborate with internal teams, external partners, service providers and business units on shared goals and projects
  • Lead critical troubleshooting efforts responding to customer impacting events
  • Provide smart hands capability to Network Operations team as required to ensure continuous communications
  • Management and update of information contained in infrastructure systems such as Solarwinds and Service Now
  • Plans, designs and integrates new technologies into the infrastructure environment in a cost-effective manner
  • Responsible for all Permian field system backup process and related technologies
  • Participates in periodical disaster recovery planning and test exercises
  • Creates and amends technical recovery plans as required
Qualifications for server operations
  • Enthusiastic, energetic individual with a proactive approach
  • Expert in Database structure changes, table/index sizing, Application tuning, transaction monitoring, detecting lock contentions, tuning sort operations required and advanced troubleshooting techniques such as block dumps, setting event traces
  • Proven track record of significant involvement in defining, executing and delivering operational transformational service strategies, resulting in operational excellence and best in class services
  • Financial and budgetary experience including business case preparation and presentation
  • Solid operational understanding and strong technical knowledge of multiple standards and IT Infrastructure technologies including but not limited to Server, Storage including Backup, IITIL preferably V3 Practitioner/Intermediate qualified
  • Enthusiastic & passionate for Operations and Service Delivery, strives to improve the service, achieve operational excellence, highly customer and process focused

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