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Systems Administrator

Albany, NY · Information Technology
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The ideal candidate will have a strong mainframe background within an enterprise level data center environment. Below is an overview of tasks and responsibilities that the candidate can expect on a daily basis.
  • Implementing and maintaining procedures to collect utilization metrics and produce system utilization and capacity reports.
  • Identifying system bottlenecks and recommending improvements and/ or solutions.
  • Assistance in Configuring, planning and managing implementation of system upgrades
  • Applies their technical expertise to support the deployment of the technology architecture and the total system solution.
  • Works on billable engagements to provide support, advice, and guidance on the correct application of a products/technology solution specific to ClearPath systems.
  • Assists in pre-sales efforts in addition to working on billable engagements.
  • Leads the technical portion of demonstrations, internally and externally.
  • Proposes opportunities to develop follow-on business in client accounts and communicates ideas to the project manager.
  • Builds client relationships by interfacing with the client organization on other consultants.
Key Qualifications
  • US Citizen or US Permanent Resident and ability to pass security and background checks.
  • The position requires at least a 4-year degree in a computer-related field
  • 7 years’ experience in Enterprise Class computing environments (e.g. IBM Z series, or HP, Oracle, Dell large enterprise systems) 
  • Strong understanding and operational experience in a mainframe data center or enterprise-level environment
  • The candidate should have a background in several, but not all, of the following: 
  • OS 2200(Mainframe) or another Enterprise-Class operating system environment,
  • Windows Server,
  • Storage such as EMC disk systems
  • Enterprise-class OS system utilities, Opcon/xps, TeamQuest View, or Sightline
  • Data communications & Networking
  • Enterprise servers & Security
  • Database management
  • Business Continuity Techniques
MUST HAVES:
  • US Citizen or US Permanent Resident and ability to pass security and background checks.
  • 7 years’ experience in Enterprise Class computing environments (e.g. IBM Z series, or HP, Oracle, Dell large enterprise systems) 
  • Enterprise Servers (Windows) 
  • Data Center/Networking 
  • Business Continuity Techniques
For immediate consideration, please submit a recent resume in addiion to a detailed coverletter with salary expectations.

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