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Systems Administrator in Nashville, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Ideal candidate must be an experienced System Administrator with experience in cabling, connectivity, installation, upgrades, and maintenance of standard hardware, software, network, and peripherals.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support for the installation, configuration, upgrades, maintenance, cabling, and connectivity, as well as repairing and replacing standard hardware, software, network and peripherals in an effective and timely manner.
  • Patch and update all software and keep up-to-date with the latest releases and related features.
  • Install, maintain and support production, DR, testing and development data centers and networks in line with PA-DSS / PCI Standards.
  • Administer secure links with public key encryption for VPN's and to provide monitoring and primary intervention for information technology related to security and incidents and violations.
  • Update and improve hardware, software and processes documentation.
  • To provide first, second and third line support and assistance to internal users.
  • Monitor, act upon and update System Administration projects and tasks using the company's issue tracking software.
  • Execute regular database backups in accordance with the organization's backup and disaster recovery plans and implement recovery procedures when necessary.
  • Contribute to meeting defined SLAs in reliability, availability, and serviceability both for internal and external customers.
  • Install, administer and maintain a Citrix environment for business mobility.
  • Liaise with software, hardware, and cloud providers to configure/upgrade and provide technical services.
  • Collaborate with the rest of the Technical Services Department to support systems deployment on the private and public cloud.
  • Contribute to the research and planning of scalable systems.
  • Show interest in databases and software implementation and collaborate with the respective teams.
  • To ensure a high quality/standard of work and service throughout.
  • To perform any other duties which may be assigned from time to time.


  • Preferably in possession of a university degree in computing and/or any of the popular systems/network administration certifications.
  • Proficient in Systems Administration with at least five years' experience.
  • Experience in the installation and administration of Unix/Linux and Microsoft Windows environments.
  • A broad knowledge of IT infrastructure and IS applications including methods and techniques of business continuity and disaster recovery.
  • Preferably be familiar with JIRA issue and project tracking systems and Confluence team collaboration software.
  • Perform under pressure and be willing to work long hours and be on-call.
  • Possess good communication skills and fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, able to prioritize across different tasks and meet deadlines as per business objectives.