Dickinson Financial Corporation Server Administrator in Kansas City, Missouri


The Server Administrator role is to install,

administer, and optimize company servers and related

components to achieve high performance of the various

business applications supported by tuning the servers as

necessary. This includes ensuring the availability of

client/server applications, configuring all new

implementations, and to assist in developing processes and

procedures for ongoing management of the server


Principal Accountabilities:

•Coordinate and collaborate with network engineering,

business application, and database administration function

to ensure availability, reliability, and scalability of

corporate servers to meet business demands.

•Plan and implement server upgrades, maintenance fixes, and

vendor-supplied patches.

•Check help desk database for entries on server and server

resource issues; prioritize and respond to incidents, work

orders, and service requests as appropriate.

•Assist in management of enterprise directory services and

supporting server infrastructure.

•Participate in key process improvements as they relate to

the client/server environment.

•Maintain/Create Systems Documentation

Minimum Qualifications:

•University degree in the field of computer science or

management information systems or a related discipline.

Degree may be substituted with equivalent work experience.

•At least three years’ equivalent work experience in a

technical analytical position responsible for managing

server environments.

•Working experience and knowledge of the following: Data

Protection Technologies, Certificates, LDAP, DNS, DHCP, and

Web Services.

•Specific knowledge of server operating systems; Microsoft

Windows Server and/or Novell Open Enterprise Server.

•Specific knowledge of directory services; Microsoft Active

Directory and/or NetIQ eDirectory.

•Experience with server performance tuning and monitoring


•Familiarity with TCP/IP network protocols, firewall

management, and operating system configuration.

•Working technical knowledge with scripting languages.

•General knowledge of storage technologies such as SAN or


•Good written and oral communication skills; good

interpersonal skills.

•Ability to conduct research into server issues and

products as required.

•Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-

friendly language.

•Highly self motivated and directed, with keen attention to


•Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.

•Ability to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure


•Strong customer service orientation.

•Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative


Certifications Preferred:


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, protected veteran or military status, disability, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Armed Forces Bank and Academy Bank are equal employment/affirmative action employers. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to humanresources@dfckc.com or call 816-412-6081 to let us know the nature of your request.