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Systems Administrator

Date Posted: 11/3/2023

Job #1630807
Houston, Texas


The Senior Systems Administrator role is responsible for the maintenance, configuration and reliable operations of computer systems including physical and virtual servers, appliances and client endpoints.

  • Install, configure, upgrade and monitor software and hardware solutions.
  • Responsible for the maintenance, configuration and reliable operations of computer systems.
  • Resolve client and server systems issues to limit work disruptions.
  • Assist with asset management, including maintenance of hardware and software inventory.
  • Contribute in the remediation of vulnerability scan findings.
  • User identity administration of both on-premises Active Directory (ADDS) and Azure Active Directory.
  • Group policy management and periodic review, performing approved adjustments as required.
  • Collaborate with other IT professionals and business units to deploy solutions capable of supporting business goals.
  • Monitor and implement data backup and recovery solutions.
  • Responsible for submitting change control request documentation and confirming approval prior to any modifications.
  • Provide assistance to project groups as a technical lead on business related projects.
  • Participate in systems team on-call rotation including after hours and weekend emergency coverage.

Education & Work Experience

  • Associates degree in a Technology related discipline or 7+ years of equivalent experience required.
  • Microsoft certifications such as Azure Administrator Associate, Azure Solutions Architect Expert, Azure Security Engineer Associate or legacy Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), VMware Certified Professional (VCP), VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) or similar preferred but not required. The ability to obtain one or more of these certifications within the first full year of being hired is expected.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory and related services.
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Azure and related services
  • Experience with M365 applications. (Teams, Word, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, OneDrive)
  • Solid understanding of PowerShell, batch programming/shell scripting concepts for task automation, software deployment and reporting.
  • Knowledge of UNIX/Linux-based operating systems is required.
  • Experience with Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS).
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
  • Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required before escalating.
  • Strong knowledge of VMware vSphere maintenance and configuration required.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
  • Deep analytical and creative problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong customer service orientation is required.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Exchange and Exchange Online.
  • Technology-related state and federal banking compliance regulations knowledge preferred.
  • Bank operations experience preferred.
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and non-technical verbiage depending on the audience.
  • Strong knowledge of Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), 3rd party patching, and vulnerability remediation techniques.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions and instruct others, train personnel, read, analyze and interpret documents and professional journals, understand procedures, write reports, correspondence and procedures, speak clearly to customers and employees.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Must have a current driver’s license and a vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage if required to drive in the course of performing assigned duties and responsibilities.
  • Completes assigned tasks correctly and on time; supports the Bank’s goals and values; benefits the community through outside activities.
  • Ability to work with moderate supervision while performing duties.

Title: Systems Admin

Location: Houston 

Client Industry: Finance 


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