Web Administrator Job Description

Introduction:

A web administrator maintains the organization’s websites and they monitor site traffic and performance further recommending changes to the site’s technical architecture. They need to ensure the website remains responsive and stable. The position usually is related to hardware and software, installing upgrades, and resolving system errors. The professional needs to ensure the website is properly integrated with computer systems and back-end processes. They may work independently or in a collaborative nature. Candidate must require a bachelor’s degree in a similar field and they report to the manager or head of the department.

Web Administrator Job Titles:

  • Web Administrator  (Part-Time)
  • Web Administrator
  • Web Admin
  • Linux Administrator
  • System Administrator
  • Web Hosting System Administrator

Web Administrator Job Summary:

We are looking to hire successful candidates for web administrator positions and need to have a thorough understanding of SharePoint and other IIS web technologies. They have to be experienced in deploying and sustaining SharePoint web applications. The professional needs to have experienced with firewalls, intranet, domain name service, active directory, servers, and the related hardware and software required to administer a website. Candidate must have in-depth SharePoint front end experience and able to assist end-users with tier-2 level issues. Sharepoint farm administration experience is preferable. Candidate must possess excellent communication and customer service skills and the ability to work in a team environment. A few other typical duties include maintaining, configuring, customizing, and managing enterprise SharePoint services and other IIS websites, implementing and troubleshooting SharePoint based workflow engines.

Web Administrator Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Designing and implementing web servers apply patches and updates
  • Creating and analyzing reports on web activity, web page hit count, traffic pattern and similar performance metrics
  • Perform site migrations using various migration methods such as backup, restores, Powershell site copies, and using third-party migrating tools
  • Support users and stakeholders in the development and documentation of business requirements
  • Implementing new software product, tools, systems, and upgrades
  • Develop and maintain user and technical manuals and guidelines
  • Manage user identities, credentials, and privilege on the local server
  • Diagnose and resolve technical hardware and software issues
  • Provide desktop support to end-users by responding to requests for technical assistance
  • Recommending upgrades to the network, server and related equipment, software and other relevant improvements
  • Manage virtual hosting infrastructure and back end storage
  • Implementing various authentication mechanism for application

 Web Administrator Skills and Qualification:

  • Bachelor degree in computer science, MIS, IT
  • Must possess a minimum of 3 years of experience in programming and maintaining network routers, switches, and firewalls
  • 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
  • Possessing project management skill, analytical skill
  • Motivational and communication skill
  • Experience with point of sale system or retail industry is a plus
  • Responsible for staying current on product knowledge and software used for development

Web Administrator Salary

The median salary for a web administrator is $60,000 per year. However, salaries can vary depending on experience and location. For example, web administrators in New York City tend to earn more than those in other parts of the country. Additionally, web administrators with more experience tend to earn more than those who are just starting out in their careers.

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