Date: June 23, 2017

Warren Averett Staffing and Recruiting is currently seeking a Senior Systems Administrator for a client in Birmingham, AL.

Responsible for assisting in the technical design, planning, implementation, and the highest level of performance tuning and recovery procedures for mission critical enterprise systems. Serves as a technical expert in the area of system administration for complex operating systems. Recommends the redesign and configuration of operating systems and system applications. Investigates and analyzes feasibility of system requirements and develops system specifications. Identifies methods, solutions, and provides project leadership in order to provide a high level of service to the customers of the department.


  • Assist Manager with the day-to-day operations of host computers by monitoring system performance, configuration, maintenance and repair. Applies revisions to host system firmware and software. Works with vendors to assist support activities.
  • Performs troubleshooting as required. As such, leads problem-solving efforts often involving outside vendors and other support personnel and/or organizations.
  • Perform patch management of nodes and POS devices are required utilizing tool set.
  • Ensures high availability and acceptable levels of performance of mission critical host computer resources.
  • Develops procedures to maintain security and protect systems from unauthorized use, acts of nature and user abuse.
  • Develops procedures, programs and documentation for backup and restoration of host operating systems and host-based applications.
  • Assists with the support of tools, procedures, and training sessions for Operations, Client Support and Systems Development staff to assist with work.
  • Insuring reliability and availability of hardware and software components that provide Fault tolerance; Load balancing; Disaster recovery methods such as backup and restore.
  • Management and troubleshooting of the batch job scheduler and work with IT personnel to assist in determining the root cause of jobs terminating abnormally.


  • Control-M Scheduler
  • VMWare
  • Cisco UCS Blade Servers
  • EMC VNX Sans
  • IBM Big Fix Administration
  • Microsoft Server Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Active Directory
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Understanding of Apache/PHP/MySQL
  • System Monitoring (Zabbix)

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