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The Junior System Administrator assists the CNI IT Department in implementation, maintenance and administration of CNI’s Core systems, performing engineering, integration, logistics and continuous technical and programmatic support.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.
Interacts with system users to translate their requirements into systems, hardware and software requirements and design.
Implements, installs, configures, monitors, troubleshoots and evaluates existing and new Microsoft Windows server operating systems.
Solves engineering problems (or manages the solution of engineering problems) in the functional area to which assigned.
Provides support to technical staff regarding system administration and usage.
Applies a number of diverse engineering practices, techniques and processes to identify and resolve difficult issues, as well as ensure resolutions are consistent with program objectives, existing policies and procedures.
Coordinates various phases of work with other functional disciplines and interpret/translate engineering requirements into design characteristics and criteria.
Helps plan, analyze and evaluate engineering and technical efforts used to define system/subsystem requirements, translates requirements into design criteria, assess alternative design approaches, and develops system specifications.
Helps identify human factors necessary to operate, maintain, support and control equipment/systems during the basic design and development stages.
Analyzes system/equipment to ensure it is operational when needed.
Helps determine the means to advance projects and evaluates significant modifications to production methods or materials due to changes in requirements, technological advances or shortcomings in design and/or performance.
Evaluates and recommends procedures and innovative techniques and methods.
Helps manage program risk and recommends steps to mitigate unacceptable risk throughout the life cycle.
Develops, in support of engineering reviews and/or panels, evaluations and technical justifications of feasibility.
Presents briefings and develops technical reports to document progress and results.
Analyzes and studies performance requirements against a wide range of diverse considerations, including safety and human factors, technical risks, functionality, reliability, failure analysis, quality assurance, cost, and environmental impact.
Assists in the evaluation of technology, components and systems by developing evaluation criteria, performing evaluations, and documents results.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three (3) years’ of systems support experience, or equivalent combination of education/experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Strong knowledge in MS office to include Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook and other software suites.
Working knowledge of Microsoft O365, Networking fundamentals and Microsoft Windows Server Operating Systems.
Knowledge of Server Virtualization Concepts and best practices. (VMWare, Hyper V)
Knowledge of cyber security technologies and concepts.
Demonstrated experience with executing assigned tasks to meet technical objectives.
Working knowledge and thorough understanding of testing, analyses and corrective action on systems, networks, hardware and software in a secure environment.
Excellent communication skills.
Solid organizational skills relevant to carrying out day-to-day responsibilities.
Skilled in planning and setting up room requirements for events and meetings.
Proficient in verbal, written and listening skills.
Exceptional customer service skills.
Excellent computer skills.
Detail-oriented with ability to effectively multi-task.
Ability to assist others in the proper use of audiovisual equipment.
Ability to learn and apply new knowledge in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to effectively work both independently and in a team environment.
Ability to perform work in a collaborative environment with other organizational domains.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professiona1journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform successfully the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.
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