IT Infrastructure System Administrator in Chattanooga, TN at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 9/11/2021

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Job Description

JobID: 385578

Johnson Service Group is a Tier 1 vendor for TVA and we are recruiting to fill an open requisition for an experienced, Infrastructure Systems Administrator, based out of the downtown Chattanooga office. This role will support the real time needs of a new control center project.

A percentage of this position can be done remotely, however, this position will require physical work to be conducted at TVA facilities as necessary. The ideal candidate will be located near Chattanooga, TN and will be required to pick up a work laptop at the downtown location prior to their start date.

  • Target start date: 9/6/21
  • W2 Hourly Pay Rate: (time & half for overtime)
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Role Overview:

  • PERFORMS ROUTINE SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION TASKS IN SUPPORT OF THE TVA UNIX AND/OR WINDOWS NT BASED GENERAL USE AND ENTERPRISE DISTRIBUTED SERVERS AND WORKS WITHIN ESTABLISHED GUIDELINES, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR ADMINISTERING THESE SERVERS.
  • ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: ADDING AND REMOVING USER IDS, EXECUTING VARIOUS SYSTEM COMMANDS TO DETERMINE SYSTEM STATUS, MONITORING SYSTEM PERFORMANCE, ADJUSTING SYSTEM PARAMETERS EFFECTING SYSTEM PERFORMANCE AS WARRANTED, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN PERIPHERAL DEVICES, SHARING AND UNSHARING DISKS AND/OR FILE SYSTEMS, SHUTTING DOWN AND BOOTING UP THE SYSTEM, PLANNING AND EXECUTING HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE SYSTEM INSTALLATIONS, SYSTEM UPGRADES, INSTALLING THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE, SYSTEM NETWORKING (NIS, NFS, ETC.), DIAGNOSIS SYSTEM/NETWORK PROBLEMS, AND OTHER ROUTINE TASKS AS ASSIGNED BY A SENIOR SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR OR TEAM LEAD.
  • WORKS WITH OTHERS TO DESIGN, DOCUMENT AND IMPLEMENT STANDARDS ASSOCIATED WITH SERVERS, SERVER INFRASTRUCTURE AND DOMAIN MODELS, AS REQUIRED.
  • KEEPS ABREAST OF PROGRESS ON ASSIGNED PROJECTS.
  • PROVIDES CONSULTATION TO OTHERS IN THE ORGANIZATION, CUSTOMERS, AND IT PROFESSIONALS TO DETERMINE THE APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION TO BUSINESS PROBLEM.
  • INVESTIGATES AND ENSURE RESOLUTION OF PRODUCTION PROBLEMS.
  • PROVIDES NOTIFICATION AND PROBLEM DETERMINATION AND RESOLUTION FOR CUSTOMERS.
  • DEVELOPS TEST PLANS FOR NEW HARDWARE, SOFTWARE AND/OR SYSTEM UPGRADES AND DEVELOPS IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY INCLUDING COST, RISK AND IMPACT TO EXISTING SYSTEMS.
  • IDENTIFIES AND AUTOMATES SYSTEMS SCRIPTS AS NECESSARY.
  • ENSURES THAT ALL DISASTER RECOVERY AND SECURITY PLANS, PROCEDURES AND PROCESSES ARE IN PLACE AS REQUIRED.

Education / Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline or progressive experience at this level in an installation with more than 50 servers of the type used in TVA's general usage distributed environment.
  • Must qualify for and maintain an ADP II security clearance.
  • Must be able and willing to assume on-call rotational assignments which may include 24 hour on 7-day per week availability.
  • Travel as required to carry out project work or perform temporary duty at other than home-based site, which supports both internal and external business on the schedule, and shift requirements of those businesses.

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