Perform management of servers and computer systems relevant to business and operational systems. Role includes administration of servers and services through a life cycle of design, implementation, maintenance and removal. Plan, organize and oversee the integration of these systems into the business or operational systems. Optimize servers, services and associated equipment to support the business requirements of the Enterprise.
Working closely with the IT team and other System Administrators on server-related issues, including, but not limited to problems, resolutions requests for new services, configurations, backups, proposed projects and/or associated costs.
Playing key role in meeting user expectations for server issues, as itemized above.
Supporting Service Desk Technician to identify and correctly assign server related work requests.
Prioritizing work requests to minimize downtime for projects and users.
Maintaining logs of server activities.
Documenting data center and server configurations.
Install, configure, troubleshoot and move servers, server software and peripheral equipment.
Customer service and technical support.
Works in an enterprise environment meaning multiple domains for resource sharing (DNS, PKI, email and files) in an operational and corporate environment
Improve skills in server hardware, software, and operating system technology through training, certification and seminars.
Perform backups and restores as needed of critical company data from the network.
Promote a team environment as a team member of the IT Department.
Manages changes and evidence related to NERC procedures and controls for delegated requirements.
Reviews and provides feedback regarding NERC CIP Standards to the Standard Owner (SO).
Performs compliance related administrative tasks that will require a high level of precision, accuracy, and documentation regarding said tasks.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science with at least one year in system administration preferred; or, Associates Degree in Computer Science or related field with two years working experience in system administration.
Microsoft MCSA or higher level certification, VMware Certified Professional certification, or applicable environment related certification is required within one year of employment.
Understanding of and competence with server hardware/software.
Proactive customer service and follow-up skills with the ability to maintain a professional relationship with customers and staff, including times exposed to various and frequent customer demands and multiple timelines.
Ability to work independently, making decisions within your span of control.
Ability to work on projects in a team environment.
Oral and written communications skills including, but not limited to interpersonal, organizational, communications, documentation, and troubleshooting.
Basic skills with enterprise client applications.
Basic working knowledge of Windows environments, including servers, workstations, networking and other hardware platforms
Basic understanding of storage area network (SAN) concepts.
Basic knowledge of WAN/LAN concepts.
Basic understanding of virtualization technologies and concepts.
Basic knowledge of WSUS
Basic knowledge of Linux distributions (RHEL, CentOS..etc)
Working knowledge and basic understanding of the Microsoft Server Operating System, 2012, 2016, 2019+
Any equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience can be substituted for requirements listed above.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 541
About Arizona Electric Power Cooperative
We are Member-owned, not-for-profit electric generation and transmission (G&T) cooperatives. Working together, our employees fulfill the joint mission of providing reliable, affordable power to electric coops across the Southwest.
Arizona G&T Cooperatives provide power to more than 160,000 electric meters and 400,000 people in Arizona, California and New Mexico through six Class A Member distribution cooperatives. One of 63 G&T electric coops in the nation, we own and operate Apache Generating Station near Cochise, east of Benson. The plant has a combined gross generating capacity of 605 megawatts. We also purchase power to meet member energy needs during peak summer energy use.
Our transmission system operates and maintains more than 622 miles of electric power transmission line and 27 substations reaching out from our Apache Generating Station, across Arizona to the northwestern corner of the state. We also operate more than 30 telecommunications towers used for phone and data relay services by our member cooperatives and customers.