Administrative Careers - Information Systems/Technology
4 Year Degree
The System Administrator is responsible for effective positioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware, software, and related infrastructure. This position also ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling faculty, staff, students, and volunteers to fulfill the mission of Dallas Theological Seminary.
Maintain normal operations of systems infrastructure
Install new or rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements
Participate in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation
Ensure accurate and timely backups of computer systems and maintain a practical disaster recovery plan
Maintain the following systems: Windows, Linux, Apple server platforms, Microsoft Exchange email, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Active Directory, VMware vSphere and vCenter, and all associated storage and peripherals
Perform daily system monitoring, review system and application logs, and verify completion of scheduled jobs such as backups
Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions
Archive files regularly and purge as necessary
Create, change, and delete user accounts per request
Provide Tier III/other support per request from various constituencies
Repair and recover from hardware or software failures
Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities
Participate in negotiations for software purchases with vendors
Upgrade and configure system software per project or operational needs
Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning
Execute ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required and configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required
Maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment
Complete other tasks as directed by IT management or other representatives
The successful candidate will possess five or more years of experience performing Windows Server configuration, administration, Exchange server administration and configuration, network and computer support, and end-user training. Must be a self-starter, a team player, and able to manage projects efficiently while working in a fast paced environment. Strong interpersonal skills, professional appearance, attitude, and conduct are required. The applicant must have either a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or a comparable combination of education and experience.
Must also have experience supporting Exchange 2010-2016, MS SQL, Extensive Active Directory, VMWare Sphere/VCenter support, VEEAM and hosted Linuz VM images. The ability to evaluate technology and deliver presentations to technical and non-technical audiences is required. Experience managing large upgrade projects and operating system migration is needed. Must have a demonstrable understanding and passion for systems backups and recovery.
Experience with HP server, EMC SAN, Tegile SAN, Various NAS solutions, PowerShell Scripting, and VolP is desired. Employment is contingent on the results of a criminal background check at the point of hire. To apply for this position, please download our employment application at www.dts.edu/employment and email a completed copy to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founded in 1924, Dallas Theological Seminary's mission is, “to glorify God by equipping godly servant-leaders for the proclamation of His Word and the building up of the body of Christ worldwide.” In other words, we want to help men and women fulfill the Great Commission and the Great Commandment, or more simply: Teach Truth. Love Well.