IT Systems Administrator Job at Etek It Services Inc – in Grapevine, TX

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Full-timeEstimated: $51,000 – $72,000 a year4 hours ago


  • Analysis skills
  • VMWare
  • Windows
  • VoIP
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Associate’s degree

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  • Associate (Preferred)
  • VMWare: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Linux: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Microsoft Windows Server: 3 years (Preferred)
  • MCSE (Preferred)

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Position Summary:

As a Systems Administrator, you will be responsible for the maintenance and monitoring of all IT Infrastructure for Smart Start. You will be working with a team of Administrators and Engineers on a variety of technologies from SANs, Servers, firewalls, Hypervisors, and data protection appliances to third-party applications and custom built enterprise applications.

In addition to keeping our Infrastructure purring, you will be encouraged to recommend new ways technology can make Smart Start better. This could be new software, hardware, services, or processes.

If you’re passionate about technology and are looking for an opportunity to build IT systems for a company that saves lives, then we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Setup, configure and maintain various IT systems
  • Provision new physical and virtual servers as needed
  • Maintain an internal IT how-to wiki for team cross-training purposes
  • Assist with maintaining a technical self-help knowledge base for Smart Start staff
  • Perform troubleshooting to isolate, diagnose, and remedy common IT problems
  • Report on network and IT service performance to predict needs for future growth
  • Provide the IT Manager with periodic utilization trends reports for IT systems
  • Contribute to continuous system and service improvement through regular reviews
  • Support backup infrastructure to ensure data-protection goals are met
  • Support infrastructure needed for various local and remote datacenters such as generators, battery backup units, and environmental controls
  • Maintains technical knowledge by utilizing provided training materials, attending technical workshops, reviewing professional publications
  • Provides emergency on-call support on a rotating schedule
  • Any other duties assigned by the IT Manager

Position Requirements

  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft operating systems and the MS Office Suite
  • Intermediate knowledge of network design and principals
  • 3+ years Systems/Network administration experience on Windows Server platforms
  • 6+ years PC hardware installation and troubleshooting experience.
  • Knowledge of Windows 2008 R2, 2012, and 2016 Server environments
  • Working knowledge of VOIP and IP Telephony systems
  • Solid experience with backup software like Veeam and/or BackupExec
  • Solid knowledge of Server and PC hardware, including laptops, desktops, switches, firewalls, routers, network and phone wiring
  • Ability to read and write clear and understandable instructions
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at a time
  • Candidates must be able to work varying hours and travel when required (less than 5%)
  • Must demonstrate excellent organization, prioritization, follow up and time management skills
  • Must be able to document project and task work and provide documented updates
  • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills within a technical environment.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to positively interact with all levels of the organization
  • Must have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Must have the ability to lift servers, network, and storage equipment up to 50 lbs.

Job Type: Full-time


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Grapevine, TX: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


  • VMWare: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Linux: 1 year (Preferred)

Security clearance:

Work Location: One location

About the Company

Company: Etek It Services Inc –

Company Location:  Grapevine, TX

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