MAJOR DUTIES: (Detailed duties are on the Position Description available at the Human Resources Office.)
The purpose of the position is to serve as a
systems administrator of assigned systems maintained/administered by the
organization. The incumbent is
responsible for the installing, testing, system security configuration and
monitoring, operating, troubleshooting and maintaining server hardware and
software. The position will also serve
as a member of a team of systems administrators receiving guidance from the team
--Modifies, tests and implements system backup and
recovery strategies for assigned system.
--Serves as a systems administrator for the less
complex systems involving a limited number of servers operating on a single
operating system. Responsible for
implementing and troubleshooting system performance. Reports unresolved problems to a
higher-graded System Administrator.
Assists other system administrators in troubleshooting problems and
implementing changes on the more complex systems.
--Diagnoses system failures to isolate source of
problems between equipment, system software, and application programs. Modifies code, devises temporary fixes,
documents problems and advises higher-level System Administratoror
other outside party.
--Interacts with peers and vendors to resolve
hardware and software problems. Provides
technical assistance to personnel involved in system design, programming,
hardware selection and adapting commercially available software to meet the
needs of the customer. Advises users on
characteristics of system software.
Implements systems software changes, operating system releases and
maintains the operational status of systems in accordance with established
--Participates in the analysis of requests for new
or modified applications. Assists in
analyzing and evaluating proposed changes to multiple computer systems. Considers factors such as compatibility with
standard systems, conversion or implementation costs, and impact on existing
equipment. As appropriate, sets up and tests products on equipment)
--Assists in determining equipment demands, number
and kinds of records, files, communications and procedures necessary to
obtain, organize information and
interfaces with other systems. Reports
findings to the Team Leader.
--Provides systems support on personal computer,
mini-computers or main frames. Assists
in the installation and configuration of hardware and software
applications. Schedules the installation
of new or modified hardware, operating systems, and software applications.
--Manages the flow of data between various tiers of
--Writes program scripts to facilitate backup and
recovery procedures. Interacts with other information technology (IT) specialists
in systems design, resource utilization and hardware/software installations.
--Assists in security management to ensure only
authorized (personnel) access computer
systems. Performs security management in
accordance with National Guard Bureau (NGB) regulations and state
policies. Reviews and implements local
policies regarding system access, network rights, and physical access to
systems and equipment.
--Implements state policy relating to systems
storage requirements. Assists with the
modification of storage structures.
Modifies system parameters on assigned system.
--Performs other duties as assigned.