Systems Administrator


Austin, Texas

18 days ago

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Job Description

Job Title: Systems Administrator – Mid Level
Location: Austin, TX or Phoenix, AZ (Onsite)
Duration: 12 Months

Work Schedule: System Admin Swing Shift – (2:30pm – 1:00am) M-Th (Flexible).
What you have:
  • Three to five years of experience in a large data center environment (1000+ servers).
  • Applies specialized knowledge and understanding of server operating systems as normally obtained through years of experience in a large server-based data center environment.
  • Specialized knowledge with managing technology in remote environments and working in a 24x7/high availability datacenter environment.
  • Experience working with load balancers (HSE, CSM, Netscaler) to add or remove specific servers and/or service ports from load balance under supervision of a senior staff member.
  • Is comfortable with most aspects of UNIX/Windows Server systems administration; for example, configuration of mail systems, system installation and configuration, printing systems, fundamentals of security, installing third-party software.
  • A solid understanding of a UNIX or Windows Server-based operating system; understands paging and swapping, inter-process communication, devices and what device drivers do, file system concepts ("inode", "superblock").
  • Familiarity with fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts; can configure NFS and NIS, can use nslookup or dig to check information in DNS, understands basic routing concepts.
  • Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (Tk, Perl, a shell).
  • Use of monitoring system (Managed Objects) to acknowledge, investigate, close, or escalate alerts.
  • Use of ticketing system (BMC Remedy) to create, document, escalate, and re-assign tickets.
  • Able to perform administrative tasks such as paging out to business partners, transcribing technical conference calls, and answering calls from phone queue.
  • Must possess the ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • May be called upon to assist with an outage and or event to restore services.

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $43.00/hr.

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