IT Systems Administrator II - Limited Term

Southern Nevada Health District Las Vegas , NV 89134

Posted 2 months ago

Definition Benefits Supplemental Questions

These are LIMITED TERM and GRANT FUNDED position. Grant funded positions are subject to continuation based funding and the employee will be terminated without right of appeal if funds are discontinued or are no longer available. This position will end on or before November 30,2022. This position is eligible for full-time benefits.

This recruitment will remain open until a sufficient number of qualified applicants have been identified and may close at any time once that number has been reached.

New hires will receive training on-site but will need to be able to work remotely and on site. Remote work requires you to have/secure confidential work space.

All positions are full-time (40 hours per week) and will consist of 8 hour shifts between the hours of 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, and may include weekends.

The IT Systems Administrator I/II is responsible for all aspects of systems administration for the District, including servers, applications, and databases. This includes implementation, configuration, coordination, control, maintenance, troubleshooting, security, usage monitoring and the development of specialized system procedures within the District.

Examples of Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

This class specification lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills

  • Perform basic systems security administration functions, including creating customer profiles and accounts

  • Monitor and manages system resources, including CPU usage, disk usage, and response times to maintain operating efficiency

  • Write or modify basic scripts to resolve performance problems and automate systems administration tasks

  • Maintain system documentation and logs

  • Perform or assist in troubleshooting and diagnosing production problems; corrects identified problems

  • Perform systems administration functions for the District wide e-mail system

  • Maintain application security, event investigations and compliance enforcement. Review personnel conduct in relation to data protection

  • Administer secure links with public key encryption, anti-virus, user authentication and intrusion detection

  • Provide monitoring and primary response and intervention for information technology related security incidents and violations

  • Manage and support secure Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

  • Document LAN network related policies and procedures including security

  • Implement and maintain HIPAA requirements

  • Keep current with new Information Technology Security protocols, applicable laws and regulations

  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned

Qualifications:

IT Systems Administrator I

Knowledge of:

  • Concept and administration of computer and network operating systems and applications.

  • Practice and methods of systems administration and maintenance

  • Network protocols including TCP/IP and bridging

  • Data storage and communications

  • Principles, practices, and techniques in the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of server hardware and software

  • Reporting tools, Excel, Crystal Reports, etc.

Ability to:

  • Think critically; use logic and analysis to identify the potential enhancements and flaws in security measures

  • Make decisions and resolve problems; seek out information and data to evaluate, prioritize and formulate best solution or practice.

  • Demonstrate leadership and foster collaborative team approach; interact well with front line and management providing consultation and expert advice on systems security related topics

  • Analyze, interpret and present research findings into clear, concise reports

  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships; work independently and demonstrate initiative

Training and Experience Guidelines

Training:

  • Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a closely related field

Experience:

  • One year of increasingly responsible computer applications programming and systems analysis experience

  • Demonstrated competency in systems documentation

IT Systems Administrator II

In addition to the qualifications listed for IT Systems Administrator I

Knowledge of:

  • Strong operating system and network knowledge in order to carry out assigned administrative tasks with the need for limited supervision

  • Overall system administration responsibility for major platform and operating systems

  • Local Area Networks (LANs) and Wide Area Networks (WANs)

  • Reporting tools, Excel, Crystal Reports, etc.

Ability to:

  • Conduct ongoing security risk assessments including the monitoring, investigation and reporting of security and access violations

  • Install and maintain network servers, operating systems, and other network equipment

  • Demonstrate leadership and foster collaborative team approach; interacts well with front line and management providing consultation and expert advice on systems security related topics

  • Perform system vulnerability assessments and conduct trade-off studies to recommend methods on countering threats to systems

  • Review system performance statistics; perform system modifications and fixes

  • Research, test and evaluate vendor hardware and software products

  • Conducts feasibility studies and develop system, time, equipment and cost requirements

Training and Experience Guidelines

Training:

  • Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, or Computer Science or closely related field

Experience:

  • Two years of increasingly responsible computer applications programming and systems analysis experience

  • A minimum of two years progressive experience in various Information Technology related functions including but not limited to information server standard administration

  • Demonstrate competency in project management

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Nevada driver's license.

Any of the following certifications are desirable:

  • Certifications obtained through the Microsoft Certified Professional Program, Novell Professional certification program, or any other approved information technology certification
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