10051 - Application Administrator III

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer Plus 2000 (MCSE+), A+
Full Time
$120,000 - $160,000
Work from home available

Job Description




Perform application administration activities such as creating, modifying, and deleting users, optimizing remote access, and security access for messaging systems, databases, and web applications. Coordinate with department leadership to plan, design, and schedule the release of all software, hardware, and operating system updates. Develop and enhance processes and technical documentation, create back-up procedures, test plans, and reports. Prioritize and respond to requests for service and may provide escalation support to helpdesk staff.



Systems and Applications

  • Develops system methodologies
  • Monitors and evaluates all in-place systems and applications and initializes repairs, updates and other changes necessary to ensure maximum performance
  • Independently modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt it to new hardware or to upgrade interfaces and improve performance. Examples include windows servers, third party systems, storage systems, etc.
  • Consult with engineering staff and users to evaluate interface between hardware and software, develop and implement specifications and performance requirements and resolve customer problems, requiring specialized aptitude with various systems.

Support and Administration

  • Supports and administers various applications software platforms
  • Documents IT activities such as down time, problems, systems configurations
  • May coordinate, manage and/or build new computer systems for special purposes
  • Remains abreast of emerging technology and maintain technical competency of IT infrastructure
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned
  • Engineer will keep abreast and aware of latest security trends, participate in regular security activities.  Operating systems should be kept updated per HISNA security policies and procedures. For example, when a Microsoft vulnerability has been announced or monthly security patches are available, the patch should be applied after it has been tested. Systems engineering staff should routinely harden operating systems. For example, unused ports and services should be closed and turned off, unneeded application features should be disabled, and demo or default application data should be moved or deleted.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • 5-7 years of experience in the IT field
  • Excellent hardware (servers, peripherals) and software troubleshooting skills.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with MS Windows platforms and MS Office suite.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to interface with all levels of management.
  • Certifications - Specialized certifications or equivalent experience associated with assigned computer systems, such as Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer Plus 2000 (MCSE+), A+


Dice Id : 10119475
Position Id : 10051
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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