Senior System Administrator

Atlanta, GA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 06/12/2017 Job ID: 45697 Industry: Systems Administrator

Senior System Administrator




The Senior System Administrator is a member of the team responsible for Linux systems administration, web server and application server support.  Managing the build and deploy process supporting enterprise applications.  Systems load balancing and general support and maintenance of enterprise infrastructure systems and networks.


Specific Duties:

  • Build, maintain, and support SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for IBM Power. 
  • NetScaler Application Delivery Controller, Load Balancer configuration and management.
  • WebSphere Commerce Enterprise integration and development supporting web site applications.  
  • You will be responsible for supporting, monitoring and maintaining software, critical systems and highly-available systems.
  • Maintain knowledge base and ITGCs required to maintain compliance with PCI, SOX, and General IT best practices. 
  • Help to ensure that all system backups are performed according to schedule and the backup tapes are rotated in the appropriate order.
  • Help to formulate and execute regularly scheduled maintenance of the systems. Ensure our disaster plan is effective and our machines are configured to handle the required workloads.
  • Responsible for the collection of system statistics and to assist management in the analysis of these reports.
  • Assist with the planning, organizing and implementation of new hardware and software.
  • Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of this position.
  • Participate in the Technical Services OnCall Schedule in accordance with the interdepartmental Service Level Agreement(SLA).
  • Maintain IS Knowledge Base Entries that cover topics in a manner that enable the members of Technical Services and Systems Support to answer and correct common problems.



  • Baccalaureate degree in computer science or related field is desired. 
  • A minimum of three years of related experience is required, one or more which should include knowledge of IBM Power Infrastructure, IBMi and Linux Operating Systems. 
  • Work experience within an Agile framework is preferred. 


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.  He/she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties upon the request of his/her superior.

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