Senior Systems Administrator

Title: Senior Systems Administrator

Location: Shafter Job Summary: Under direction from the IT Manager (or Director of Technology), Responsible for designing, organizing, modifying, installing, and supporting Omni’s Server and Data Storage hardware and systems. Designs and installs Servers, Client computers, Data Storage (SAN/NAS) Appliances, Software Application, and configuration of operating systems; can also assist in administering network infrastructure as required.
    Essential Functions:
    1. Manage servers and applications, both virtual and physical, and hosted as applicable.
    2. Design and deploy host computers and monitoring system performance.
    3. Plan and configure computing systems of hardware and software.
    4. Perform maintenance, update, and repair servers and data storage appliances as required.
    5. Set-up and manage data and system back-ups, replication, and test recovery.
    6. Analyze and isolate issues.
    7. Monitor systems to ensure performance and availability to specific users.
    8. Evaluate and modify system's performance, and perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.
    9. Determine system requirements for applications, users, and systems.
    10. Maintain integrity of the network, server deployment, and security.
    11. Ensure system and data availability throughout Omni’s LAN/WAN infrastructure is on par with technical considerations and application requirements.
    12. Manage user and system accounts, including access permission for network resources.
    13. Assign configuration of authentication and authorization of directory services.
    14. Provide system guidance to Helpdesk technicians to assist with their work.
    15. Administer manual and automated software deployment, security updates and patches.
    16. Researches new technologies and prepares written proposals with sound justifications and options.
    17. Oversees the Data Centers and Data Closets for correct installation, cable management, documentation, maintenance, and organization of server and data storage equipment.
    18. Supervises and assigns work to junior systems administrators.
    19. Stays current with technological developments in systems administration technology.
    20. May provide after-hours support as needed.
    21. Performs other job-related work as required.
    Qualifications:
    1. Education: A high school diploma or the equivalent is required; Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or System Administration, or a Vocational System Administrator training certificate are preferred but not required.
    2. Experience: Minimum 5 years’ full-time experience in server and data storage administration, preferably in a healthcare setting.
    3. Skills: Demonstrates the ability and experience in planning, organizing, and documenting system design and configuration. Communicates effectively both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
    4. Knowledge of: Active Directory, Windows Servers, Virtualization (VMWare or Microsoft Hyper-V), backup and recovery, and system monitoring and troubleshooting.
    5. Ability to: Supervise, plan, and direct the work of subordinate system administration staff if assigned.
    6. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.
    7. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    8. Must have California Driver license (or be able to attain in first 30 days).
    9. Must be able to travel between clinics and Corporate office as required.
    10. Promotes and believes in the OFH mission statement.
    11. Responsible To:IT Manager (or Director of Technology)
      Classification: Full Time Position