System Administrator

Teksouth Gardendale , AL 35071

Posted 2 months ago


Teksouth Corporation has imediate openings for System Administrators at our Corporate location in the Birmingham, AL. area. These will be permanent positions and preference will be given to candidates with Security + certifications as well as an Active Secret Clearance.


Essential Functions:

Support and knowledge of and/or experience with Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, DNS, TLS, SQL Server, Windows Server and scripting

Ability to work independently and as part of a team, under close deadlines with minimal supervision and under potentially stressful situations

Ability to manage multiple priorities, deliverables and responsibilities

Support during non-regular hours, nights, weekends may be required

Experience with centrally managed patch management and upgrading software in place

Provide database system administration for all database server platforms and associated SQL services utilizing all versions of Microsoft SQL

Experience with database disaster recovery, application connectivity troubleshooting, creating and modifying SQL agent jobs, performance tuning, database monitoring and remediating security vulnerabilities

Experience supporting web-based and database centric applications

Create and modify scripts as required for administration and operational improvement support of Enterprise Services areas using PowerShell, WMI, Bash, Python or batch files

Dependable with the ability to learn quickly

Cloud experience is a large plus (Azure preferred)

Leadership and Team Focus

Challenges others to develop as leaders while serving as a role model and mentor.

Builds respectful relationships with team members; consistently acknowledges and appreciates each member's contributions

Effectively utilizes each team member to his/her fullest potential; motivates team to work together in the most efficient manner

Keeps track of lessons learned and shares those lessons with team members

Promotes innovation, creativity, and effectiveness, always striving for continuous improvement

Ability to anticipate problems and take decisive actions



5+ years experience with Windows 2012/2016/2019 Servers

5+ years experience in managing Microsoft Systems in a 24x7 environment

5+ years experience managing mid to enterprise Microsoft Environments. Specialization in SQL

Microsoft Certification or equivalent preferred

Strong understanding of Microsoft SQL, much experience is preferred

Strong leadership skills to effectively mentor and lead junior level personnel

Strong understanding of systems architecture

Strong written and verbal communication skills



Secret Clearance

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/information Systems or equivalent work experience

Salary is negotiable and based on experience

Some relocation assistance is available if needed

Teksouth values and engages the diversity of its teammates, customers, and business partners.

EOE race/color/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/vet

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