Senior System Administrator Job Description


The senior system administrator works in the IT department and will be responsible for managing server and network infrastructures. They need to ensure the software, hardware, network, and server run adeptly in an organization. The job duties of senior system administrators include supervising the operation team, monitoring system performance, configuring the latest software and hardware, diagnosing and troubleshooting technical issues, supervising the operation team, upgrading network infrastructure, installing server devices, and firewalls. To remain successful in this position, the candidate needs to possess superb troubleshooting skills and hands-on experience in managing the various operating system.

Senior System Administrator Job Titles:

  • Senior System Administrator
  • Window System Administrator
  • Senior System Administrator (Part-Time)
  • Senior Network & System Administrator
  • Senior Professional Database Administrator
  • Senior Administrator
  • Senior Syataem Engineer
  • Senior Linux Administrator

Senior System Administrator Job Summary:

We are looking to hire a successful candidate who has a degree in computer science or a related field. Candidates need to have more than 5 years of experience directly engaging in performance tuning and optimization of several infrastructures. Their job responsibilities include monitoring the performance of servers, software, and hardware, train new system users and setting up their account, installing server devices and firewalls, upgrading the network infrastructure, supervising the operation team, ensuring the smooth deployment of new applications, update technical documentation, provide quick and timely updates about incident and outages, maintain accurate detail system and environment documentation for areas of responsibility, maintaining infrastructure application environment that is stable, secure and scalable, manage full life cycle and maintain the currency of the environment, responsible for ensuring proper deployment of new hardware including servers.

Senior System Administrator Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Act as a technical expert in the area of system administration for complex operating systems
  • Responsible for providing management support, and enable system hardware and software related infrastructure
  • An individual need to partner with their peers to execute daily activities of the team
  • Ned to collaborate with the teams and will be responsible for the availability of the infrastructure application environment
  • Enforcing server hardware and operating system standards
  • Able to troubleshoot and help solve issues
  • Able to serve as a technical resource on infrastructure projects
  • Assist with the development of the process to automate repetitive tasks within the team
  • Expertise in provisioning and administering server, operating system, hardware, and related infrastructure utilities
  • Participating in an on-call rotation strategy

Senior System Administrator Skills and Qualification:

  • Bachelor degree in computer science
  • Must possess a minimum of 5 years of experience as the senior system administrator
  • Extensive knowledge about various scarping languages
  • Punctual, reliable and must have strong communication skill
  • Able to work in a team and produce quality output under tight deadlines
  • Strong verbal and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail, prioritization skill and time management
  • Quick learner with a positive attitude
  • Maintain a strong relationship with key groups
  • Motivational and communication skill
  • An empowered team member, a process-oriented thinker
  • Understanding about LAN/WAN networks
  • Expert in data protection technologies
  • Able to analyze and solve problems and grasps the technical concept

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