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The System Administrator connects network equipment with applications and desktop hardware to offer a highly reliable network of technology that supports business users. By establishing standards around the setup, provisioning and support of these systems, the System Administrator creates a backbone for an enterprise to function effectively, while constantly preparing for future needs and business challenges.
- Assists in the planning, design, documentation, and implementation of various systems to include desktop PCs, servers, network equipment, and software applications.
- Monitors and maintains the use of the library’s photocopiers and printers.
- Develops, maintains, and monitors procedures for all server backups.
- Monitors, plans, and coordinates the distribution of client/server software and service packs.
- Makes recommendations for new equipment and services to purchase and works with various vendors for procurement.
- Perform on-site and remote technical support.
- Assist in the organization and inventory of all hardware and software resources.
- Maintains excellent communication with the IT Manager on all tasks and projects.
- Creates and maintains good technical documentation.
- Plans for future capacity requirements
- Procures, installs and monitors security tools to minimize system vulnerabilities and risk
- Provides emergency on-call support on a rotating schedule.
- Post-secondary education in computer science
- Working technical knowledge of network, PC, and platform operating systems
- Extensive application support experience
- Working technical knowledge of current systems software, protocols, and standards
- Strong knowledge of local area network administration
- Hands-on software and hardware troubleshooting experience.