Network Systems Administrator II
The Network Systems Administrator II is responsible for the effective planning, provisioning, installation, configuration, operation, optimization and maintenance of systems within the server, network and virtualization infrastructures. They participate in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation with the infrastructures. They schedule and perform maintenance and upgrades to server, network, and virtualization systems in order to maintain system efficiency. They study existing information processing systems to evaluate effectiveness and develop new systems to improve production or workflow as required. The Network Systems Administrator II maintains server and network infrastructure integrity by using appropriate software and hardware solutions. They perform audits of the hardware/software to ensure compliance with the organizational guidelines. They keep a database/library of all supporting documentation for hardware and software. The Network Systems Administrator IIseeks to ensure that the uptime, performance, resources, and security of the server and network infrastructure he or she manages meet the needs of the organization, without exceeding the budget or timelines. To meet these needs, the Network Systems Administrator IImay acquire, install, or upgrade computer components and software, provide routine automation, maintain security policies, troubleshoot, train staff, acquire knowledge, develop supporting skill-set and provide technical support in projects.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS:
Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching, eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports. Requires lifting papers or boxes up to 50 pounds occasionally. Work is performed in an office environment. Work may be stressful at times. Contact may involve dealing with angry or upset people. Staff must remain flexible and available to provide staffing assistance for any/all disaster or emergency situations.
The normal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues (although situations can be imagined or hypothesized under which anyone, anywhere, might encounter potential exposure to body fluids). Persons who perform these duties are not called upon as part of their employment to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid, or to be potentially exposed in some other way.