Systems Administrator

$130,000 - $140,000

Full Time

  • 10% Travel


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Job Description

The Senior Systems Administrator is responsible for leading a team designing, managing, and maintaining multiple environment infrastructure and act as the *nix SME. The position is a demanding, high-energy position requiring innovative solutions to network, hardware, and software problems. This role will be a member of an architecture committee and work with engineering leads to install, maintain, and design the physical and virtual infrastructure of multiple environments. This role must have strong problem-solving skills, leadership skills, and desire to continuously innovate.

- Devises and implements methods and procedures for the monitoring, controls and evaluation of quality systems.
- Provides technical quality and regulatory support, as needed.
- Monitors and analyzes quality systems and regulatory compliance data to identify positive and adverse trends in order to enhance the suitability, efficiency and effectiveness of the quality systems.
- Discovers, plans, and implements new projects with minimal technical guidance.
- Responsible for minor mentoring of other Systems Administrator staff and Network Operations Center staff personnel.
- Develops and documents Best Practice processes and procedures.
- Prioritizes work to meet deadlines.
- Possess’ superior teamwork skills, and participates on teams where provision of quality systems and regulatory compliance expertise is needed.
- Develops and documents Best Practice processes and procedures
- Investigates internal and external product, processes and systems failures. 2

- This position has supervisory/managerial responsibilities.
- This position is empowered to take initiative with applicable duties/projects and may receive direction or instruction from senior department team members.

- BS in Computer Science or related field with major course work in the IT Technology field.
- 6-10 years’ experience in Computer Science or related field.
- Significant experience, 8-10 years, with Linux systems, including installation, configuration and troubleshooting.
- Demonstrates ability to lead teams, as required. Maintains quality systems inspection readiness.
- Demonstrates the ability to assist in the definition and creation of systems and network monitoring tools.
- Possess’ superior knowledge of problem solving tools, and demonstrates ability to apply these skills toward the formulation and deployment of effective corrective action.
- Demonstrates the ability to think both strategically and tactically.
- Understands the linkages and relationships between individual quality subsystems.
- Demonstrates the ability to formulate and propose strategic quality systems direction to management, and implement tactical quality plans, as directed.
- Develops solutions to problems of moderate scope and complexity where erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results could have a significant adverse effect on product, process or the quality systems.
- Demonstrates the ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
- Previous experience with a multi-site network configuration.
- Individual must be open to learn about and understand ‘niche’ industry.
- Demonstrates and maintains flexibility and adapts to changes within industry and company.
- Knowledgeable in technology, horse racing, pari-mutuel wagering, gaming, sports wagering and/or experience in a start-up environment is a plus. Preferred

Experience and/or Education:
- Applicable Certification preferred
- Master’s degree or equivalent
- Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a competitive base salary, bonus opportunity and benefits

Requires travel up to 15% including travel outside of local area and can include overnight stay. International travel possible.