• System Administrator-Senior

    Job Locations US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/14/2019 6:40 PM)
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  • Overview

    ProSphere is seeking a seasoned System Administrator with strong knowledge of creating plans to ensure effective management, operations and maintenance of systems and/or networks. We are looking for someone who has extensive knowledge of a wide variety of systems and networks to include high volume/high availability systems. We are considering highly technical individuals who possess leadership skills and a positive attitude.


    This is a full-time opportunity in Austin, Texas. Veterans are encouraged to apply.


    • Provide routine IT customer support in both administrative and technical areas
    • Configure and maintain customer COTS applications
    • Administer and maintain all customer virtual servers and Office 365 applications
    • Analyze the AS IS configuration for Office 365 applications and make recommendations and implement best practices
    • Troubleshooting of basic IT services as needed
    • Daily use of ticketing system
    • Participate in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the cloud for Office 365 applications
    • Responsible for all assigned trouble tickets from creation to resolution
    • Ensure that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values
    • Ensure that all application configuration related to permissions adheres to the VA’s security access controls and separation of duties
    • Troubleshooting ranges from basic issues to email related issues for Executive level users
    • Train and/or advise mid-level and/or junior-level System Administrators performing similar work


    • Bachelor degree in computer science, systems engineering or related technical discipline is preferred (8-years of relevant experience may be substituted for education)
    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a System Administrator
    • Experience providing IT support to multiple sites hosted in the cloud
    • Experience with implementing and supporting Office 365 applications (e.g. SharePoint Online, Project Online, etc.) running in the Azure cloud
    • Hands-on experience writing small development programs and scripts.
    • Experience with MS Active Directory administration (e.g. Users, Security Groups, etc.)
    • Excellent customer service, communication and organizational skills are required
    • Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills with hands-on experience providing solutions for complex issues while implementing Microsoft Online products
    • Ability to take a business problem and develop a long-term solution and clearly articulate this in business and techie speak
    • Ability to work independently with minimal direction providing technical and non-technical support to multiple users
    • Capable to work under pressure, handle multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Experience providing services to the federal government and/or the Dept. of Veterans’ Affairs is preferred
    • Ability to work overtime required on occasion
    • Experience converting SSRS reports to Power BI would be an added value to this role
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a clearance for persons in a position of public trust conducted by the VA/OPM


    Physical Demands:

    • Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
    • Ability to lift 5-20 lbs.


    ProSphere offers full-time employees a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, health insurance, life insurance, military leave, training, tuition reimbursement, a wellness program, short- and long-term disability, 401(k) retirement plan with company matches/immediate vesting, commuter benefits, and more.


    It is ProSphere’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.




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