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Kforce Sr. Systems Administrator in Saint Louis, Missouri

Kforce has a client that is seeking Sr. Systems Administrator in Saint Louis, MO.Summary:Senior System Administrators must have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. He/she is responsible for the technical design, planning, implementation, and the highest level of performance tuning and recovery procedures for mission critical systems. Serves as a technical expert in the area of system administration for complex systems. Recommends the redesign and configuration of operating systems and system applications. Investigates and analyzes feasibility of system requirements and develops system specifications. No management or leadership requirements in this role. The Support Operations Team is a 24x7 team and in order to maintain coverage, schedule changes may be necessary periodically.Primary functions are to coordinate and execute tasks/assignments such as:

  • Work with SysAdmin team providing training and documentation while addressing service requests

  • Backfill/provide technical support for SysAdmin team if required responding to the Operations telephone line and online ticketing system

  • Analyze customer environments for possible opportunities to improve performance and/or solve issues before and/or after client requests

  • Monitor service requests as they are escalated to ensure timely responses. Ensure that all SLA commitments is met

Special Working Conditions:

  • 24x7 team accessibility

  • Shift work/weekend work

  • Minimal travel (0%-10%)

  • On-call rotation participation

  • Remote Opportunity - work from home

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • A strong sense of urgency to resolve issues efficiently for clients

  • A strong sense of responsibility and initiative

  • A strong desire to learn and improve

  • Prioritize and organize task carefully and accurately

  • Accept constructive criticism from peers

  • Excellent interpersonal oral and written communication skills

  • Flexibility to work independently and as part of a team based on shift or project

  • Dedication and commitment to delighting our customers

  • Communicate well with all levels of management and company personnel

  • Handle multiple tasks and assignments with potentially varying priorities

  • Make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure

Minimum Qualifications:

  • This position requires 5 to 10 years of experience maintaining both systems and hardware in Linux (LAMP) or Windows Server environments

  • Extensive Knowledge of some combination of Drupal, Wordpress, Magento, Node.js, OpenStack, Atlassian Products, MySQL, Windows Server, MSSQL Server

  • Experience in HA environments, experience with appropriate HA tools for platform of expertise required (Load balancing, MSSQL clustering)

  • Installing, configuring, and maintaining software and supporting a broad range of customers

  • Advanced Open Source Software Configuration and Administration

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Years