SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR III - TX

Information Technology Richardson, Texas


Description

Position at JBS USA Food Company

JBS USA is a leading global provider of diversified, high-quality food products, including a portfolio of well-recognized brands and innovative, easy-to-use food solutions. We process, prepare, package and deliver fresh and value-added premium meat, poultry and retail-ready food products for customers in approximately 100 countries on six continents. We are also the majority shareholder of Pilgrim’s, the largest poultry company in North America. JBS USA employs more than 100,000 team members, and our corporate office is located in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, where our 1,200 team members onsite enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine a year.

 

We are looking for a Systems Administrator III for JBS in IT that reports to the Data Center in Richardson, Texas.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the integrity, stability and support of plant and corporate servers ensuring 100% uptime availability for all JBS users
  • Work with IT peers in resolving technology and end user items, complete root cause analysis of the issues, and design strategies for permanent remediation
  • Provide technical project design, planning and implementation for new and/or upgraded technology to meet business requirements
  • Ensure that servers and related SAN devices and fabrics are running within the recommended manufacturers operating parameters
  • Ensure the server configurations are tuned to allow maximum performance
  • Design/Provide monitoring capabilities and escalation for all critical operating functions of servers hosting applications
  • Design/Ensure the operating system, applications and data on each server are backed up on a regular basis consistent with the business’ requirements to restore every server to a fully operational state within the required time limits
  • Design and implement permission strategies to access servers/applications
  • Provide quick and courteous responses to end users when assisting with issues related to the design, access, use and performance of the servers and applications
  • Train users, Systems Administrator I and System Administrator II personnel as necessary
  • Define steps for system changes or upgrades, including remediation plans
  • Research technologies that integrate with legacy and new business systems as necessary
  • Work occasional extended hours during evenings, weekends and holidays as required for system maintenance and projects
  • On call rotation required
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:  

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related field preferred
  • 5-10 years server experience with specific use of VMware, Microsoft OS and products that do micro-segmentation, Linux administration experience preferred as well
  • Application support experience with VMware, Microsoft Active Directory, Citrix, IIS, Microsoft Terminal Services and associated technologies preferred
  • VMware, Microsoft, Red Hat, or SUSE Linux certifications desirable

 

EOE/Vet/Disabled