West Corporation Systems Administrator in Louisville, Kentucky
The entire day-to-day administration of assigned platform, including troubleshooting and resolving problems as they arise
Develop plans and processes designed to improve long-term capabilities of system
Ensure platform or system is operating correctly at all times without over-utilizing resources and is recognizing connections with other applicable machines on the network
Develop new tools and procedures aimed at making platform maintenance more effective and efficient, identifying processes that can be automated
Associate's degree in computer science, information systems, electrical engineering, computer engineer or a related field is required
A Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, electrical engineering, computer engineer or a related field is preferred
Equivalent work experience in a similar position may be substituted for educational requirements
Minimum one year experience administering and maintaining an operating system is required
One year experience in call center operations or telecommunications preferred
Advanced work in pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree (e.g., junior and senior year, etc.) in computer science, MIS, or a related field can be substituted for one year of system experience
Based on area of responsibility and departmental need, knowledge of:
Knowledge of shell scripting (e.g., ksh, bash, tcl, perl) is preferred
Based on assigned area, experience creating kickstarter images is preferred
Suite of office software packages
PostgreSQL database experience preferred
Cisco UCS experience preferred
VMware experience preferred
Based on assigned area, 1 year Dell hardware experience preferred
Based on assigned area, 1 year supporting and troubleshooting hardware to include IBM, RS6000, Sun, Intel and HP preferred
Based on assigned area, experience in a large server environment (e.g., 500 - 1000 machines)
Based on assigned area, experience deploying and utilizing Nagios or comparable platforms preferred
Ability to respond to incidents on a 24x7 basis
West is connecting people and ideas.
We are delivering on their potential.
We are improving the way we work and live.
At West, we are dedicated to delivering and improving upon new channels, new capabilities and new choices for how businesses and consumers collaborate, connect and transact. We develop technology-enabled communications that change the way we work and improve the way we live. We are a collective effort of enterprise and individuals, of communities and customers, of partnerships and families. We are the sum of our entire network - based on the four pillars of trust, innovation, collaboration, and execution and the hard work of people who share our vision. We are at the core of a technology and communications engine that is changing the world.
We Connect. We Deliver. We are WEST.
Applications will be accepted through 3/20/18.
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Primary Location United States-Kentucky-Louisville
Organization Global Technology Services USA
Req ID: 121120
Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and Other Protected Categories West has discovered the most effective way to create and maintain a global presence is to represent diversity in its workforce. Our company continues to thrive because we employ a unique group of diverse, talented individuals. By encouraging diversity in our workplace and implementing an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Program, we are better able to understand, address and provide the ingenious solutions to which our clients are accustomed. It is our practice that no employee or job applicant be treated unfairly on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any factor unrelated to sound business practice.