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job Aug 05 2014

Systems Administrator



Systems Administrator Vacancy # 14080

Posting Date: 08/04/2014

Pay Plan: Information Technology

Closing Date: 08/18/2014

Pay Grade: 10, 12, 13

Position Type: Regular/Full-Time

Pay Range: $47,100.00 - $96,500.00

Job Information

Job Classification: Systems Administrator

Department: 022 Information Services

Work Location: 4505 Middlebrook Pike

Work Schedule: 40+ hours / week: M - F

Work Description:

Works in a team oriented environment primarily as an AIX Unix or Microsoft Windows server administrator with additional preference towards VMWare and storage administration. Must work closely with end users, other system administrators, and application developers to adapt, implement, and maintain hardware and software for all client/server-based operating systems. Provides technical support, testing, and problem diagnostics. Ability to completely manage assigned systems including system reliability, patching, security, back-up, and change management and demonstrate the ability to take ownership of these systems. Must be open to stand-by, working after hours/weekends, and on-call duties. Team oriented with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications

• Three (3)+ years of Unix or Windows system administration experience

• Ability to train users in application and operating system fundamentals

• Familiarity with most commands/utilities for AIX Unix or Windows Servers and operating systems

• Familiar with most basic network or system administrator tools and processes

• Fundamental understanding of Windows- based or AIX Unix operating systems

• Ability to properly install, configure, support, and manage Microsoft Windows or AIX Unix servers

• Programming experience in any applicable language

• Valid Tennessee driver's license (or ability to obtain if employed)

Physical Demands:

Sedentary work; exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time in normal office conditions, but does involve walking or standing outside periodically for inspections, customer calls, etc. Work requires no unusual physical demands.

Note: The physical demands described above are intended to relate the approximate physical demands of the classification. Physical demands for a specific position within this classification may vary and/or exceed those demands described above. Additional information regarding specific positions is available in Human Resources.

Preferred Qualifications 

• Three (3) or more years of experience managing Microsoft Windows networks

• Have or is working towards gaining Microsoft or AIX Unix certifications

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related experience

• Familiar with Disaster Recovery strategies and planning

• Experience with the administration of a Microsoft Windows Active Directory network.

• Experience managing Lotus Notes & Domino

• Experience with VMWare ESXi, VMWare View, or IBM PowerVM

• Experience building policies and procedures for Windows Security using AD and GPO's

• Experience with 24 x 7 data center support

• Familiar with web server products (i.e. Sharepoint, Tomcat, Websphere, FTP, etc.)

• Proficient in handling multiple projects and meeting project deadlines

• Able to participate in documentation of managed systems

• Able to work with minimal supervision, self-motivated, strong work ethic

• Strong aptitude for problem solving, collaboration, and communication skills

• IBM AIX, other UNIX or Linux knowledge

• Experience managing multiple-node environments

• Experience with Tivoli products and enterprise-backup solutions
(Subject to change)

Selection Process
Phase 1 Apply online at

Phase 2 Experience, training, and education evaluation

Phase 3 Interview with department representatives

Phase 4 Written, performance, and behavioral exercises

Phase 5 Background investigation Phase

6 Physical assessment and/or drug screen

If special accommodations are needed at any phase of the selection process, please notify Human Resources in advance.

Only candidates submitting a completed KUB application and completing each component of the selection process will be considered for KUB positions. KUB does not accept unsolicited applications; completed applications are only considered for advertised vacancies.


Please no third party inquiries. Due to the volume of applications and resumes we receive, only applicants invited to interview will be contacted. Applicants should apply on all positions of interest. KUB reserves the right to consider applications for additional vacancies in the same classification within 120 days of the original posting, after which time, applicants must reapply to be considered for any openings. It is the applicant's responsibility to provide correct and updated contact information to KUB during the active period of the application. If KUB is unable to contact the applicant because the information on the application is no longer correct, the application will be considered inactive and the applicant no longer eligible for employment.

Knoxville Utilities Board, Human Resources Department, 4505 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville,TN 37921-5530 Employment Opportunity Line: (865) 558-2420, Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD): (865) 558-2688


Systems Administrator
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