System Admin/Engineer

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Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

• Direct programmers and analysts to make changes to existing databases and database management systems.

• Direct others in coding logical and physical database descriptions.

• Review project requests describing database user needs to estimate time and cost required to accomplish project.

• Review and approve database development and determine project scope and limitations.

• Approve, schedule, plan and supervise the installation and testing of new products and improvements to computer systems.

• Implement security measures to safeguard information in computer files against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure.

• Develop standards and guidelines to guide the use and acquisition of software and to protect vulnerable information.


• Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills.

• Strong ability to work independently and manage one’s time.

• Strong leadership and mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback.

• Strong knowledge of the full software development lifecycle: from business/systems analysis, through requirements gathering and functional specification authoring, to development, testing and delivery.

• Strong ability to troubleshoot issues and make system changes as needed to resolve issue.

• Strong knowledge of circuit boards, processors, electronic equipment and computer hardware and software.

• Strong knowledge of computer development software across multiple platforms.



Education & Experience Required:

  • Engineering degree is required (4 year degree at a minimum)
  • Electrical/computer preferred, but open based upon experience
  • Minimum 3 years of experience

Technical Skills


  • Software in the Loop (SIL) test execution with clear documentation and clear communication skills
  • Experience automating system level administrative tasks using Python or other common scripting languages
  • Experience with complex system testing and troubleshooting
  • Secondary skillset:
    • 2+ years experience managing Windows Server and Ubuntu VMs using Vsphere in a complex operational environment with responsibilities including: Management of OS updates, account administration using LDAP and other technologies, SQL server management, etc.
    • Experience with testing and troubleshooting  IT issues observed by complex client / server applications running in a global test environment including networking (unicast, multicast, broadcast) using tools such as Wireshark, server performance, etc.