GHG Corporation
  • ASC
  • McMurdo Station, ATA
  • NEG/DOE
  • Other
  • Seasonal

Yes


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Job purpose

The System Administrator Senior position performs critical IT activities in support of the users. This position is responsible for the administration, maintenance and troubleshooting of all servers, network operating systems, backup systems and production database servers. This position ensures that all systems meet the program standards for the production environments.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Direct role in data center operations & backup tape management.
  • Supports the backup management application and Tape library.
  • Vendor coordination for offsite data protection.
  • Server asset (Physical & Virtual) management.
  • Backup, Restore monitoring & Trouble shooting.
  • Work with engineers to diagnose and repair hardware problems in lab environments.
  • Document and communicate status, procedures, and plans.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field.
  • 6 years experience.
  • Microsoft Windows Server experience required.
  • Basic networking Windows and MS Office knowledge is a must.
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.
  • Excellent English communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Documentation writing skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision and in a team environment.
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent residence is required.

Competencies

  • Technical Capacity.
  • Organizational Skills.
  • Strategic Thinking.
  • Problem Solving/Analysis.

Physical requirements

  • Deployment will be required in this position. The individual in the position must successfully complete the physical and dental examinations as required by the NSF for deploying to Antarctica. Failure to meet these requirements may result in withdrawal of employment offer or other employment action.
  • Complies with applicable safety, environment, health, and waste management policies and procedure.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Individual must be capable of operating a standard desktop computer; must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.

Position Expectations

  • This is a full-time, seasonal, position located in Antarctica.
  • All expenses paid while deployed including meals, lodging, cold-weather gear, tools, and travel to/from Antarctica.
  • Performance Period: February 2020 - October 2020

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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