GHG Corporation
  • ASC
  • McMurdo Station, ATA
  • Other
  • Contract


Job purpose

The System Administrator 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
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field from an accredited university 2 year's experience
  • Solid Microsoft Windows Server, mandatory; Linux a plus
  • Basic networking Windows and MS Office knowledge, 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.


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

Physical requirements

  • The individual in the position must successfully complete physical and dental examinations, and psychological examination for winter-over positions, 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 USAP/ASC safety, environmental, health, and waste management policies and procedures.
  • US citizenship is required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Position Expectations

This is a full-time position

Performance Period: August 2018- February 2019

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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