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System Administrator Hot Springs, SD South Dakota

Company: Solutions Development Center
Location: Hot Springs
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Position Title: COVID Systems Administrator

As an onsite Systems Administrator on our project, you will be supporting the Department of Veterans' Affairs. You'll analyze problem areas and opportunities for improvement in this mission critical network.

This position is located 100% onsite at the Veterans' Administration facilities, including Medical Centers, with daytime hours and potential for evening and/or weekend hours.

Duties include: Performing installation, configuration, maintenance, testing and troubleshooting tasks in support of the IT customers. Frequently positioning self to set up and maintain computers and connect/pull cords from under desks and in server closets.
Performing regular and repetitive unpacking, moving, and installation of IT equipment weighing up to 25 pounds (or greater with additional assistance).
Frequently traversing around large VA site campus while transporting equipment to various office buildings.
Communicating directly with customers on site to diagnose and resolve customer related hardware/software issues utilizing the Service Now tool. Track and document all system changes, problems, issues, and work tasks within Service Now.
Provisioning of newly procured endpoints to include desktops, laptops, printers, and mobile devices. Perform imaging, desktop support, adds/moves and changes.
Installing OS Patch installation/patch removal (if applicable), OS upgrades and Commercially Available Off-the-Shelf (COTS) software.
Providing user management account support where Elevated Privileges (EP) may be required.
Performing software application installation and configuration based on change order instructions.
Utilizing log data and system administration tools to diagnose system hardware and software problems, repair, and re-configure or replace defective system components as indicated.
Performing system monitoring and analysis on assigned systems to discover risks and inadequacies, and provide recommendations on the need for expansion, enhancement or revision.
Utilizing Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) and SCOM tools to troubleshoot performance issues and deploy software packages, to include Scripting, McAfee and other VA standard tools.
Performing inventory functions to include managing pagers and turn-ins including performing media sanitization, disposal and/or turn in of equipment.
Performing routine audits of systems and software to determine utilization and adequacy for demand, and compliance with current hardware and software site license regulations and requirements.
Performing general maintenance activities, printer deployment/repair, software installations, EHRM prep and equipment refreshes. May include occasionally pulling old cables from server room as needed.
Performing asset management to include asset inventory, audit and tracking, asset administration and reporting, integrated IT asset portfolio, and history and forecasting, automating the asset management process as necessary.
May occasionally answer door and escort personnel as needed.

Experience: Experience in maintaining troubleshooting a wide variety of systems and networks to include high volume/high availability systems. Must have knowledge of debugging protocols and processes.
Experience with conducting routine system administration tasks and logging data in system admin logs.
Experience with maintaining troubleshooting a wide variety of systems and networks, including high volume or high availability systems.
Knowledge of debugging protocols and processes
Ability to troubleshoot problems and issues identified by customers and implement corrective actions---

Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree (computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline is required).
OR 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education.

Nice If You Have: Experience with the ServiceNow ticketing system a plus
Experience with the VA
Public Trust clearance

Full Benefit Package to include: Paid PTO
Paid Federal Government Holidays
100% Medical premium for employee
100% Dental and Vision
100% paid Life, short and long-term disability insurance for employee
401(k) We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.

Keywords: Solutions Development Center, Rapid City , System Administrator Hot Springs, SD South Dakota, IT / Software / Systems , Hot Springs, South Dakota

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