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IT Systems Administrator Senior (VM/SharePoint/Windows)

Posting Title IT Systems Administrator Senior (VM/SharePoint/Windows) Job Requisition Number AE501849 Position Number 112640 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Information Technology Minimum Qualifications

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:

Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job plus two (2) years of experience.

Experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years.

Licenses or Certifications:

As required based on advanced job role.

Notes to Applicants

Austin Energy (AE) seeks an IT Systems Administrator Sr. to provide 24/7 technical support as needed for the System Operations Team.

This position provides support to development, test, and production environments; performs troubleshooting on advanced systems/topologies; and supports critical customers in a utility environment.

As part of the regular job duties, this position requires on-call rotations and a ability to travel to more than one work location.


  • To be considered, all relevant employment information must be included in your online application. You may use “N/A” for fields that are not applicable. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • Resumes are not part of the employment application process. Statements such as “see resume” will not be applicable. Be sure to include all your prior work history on your application. If selected, salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application. Include all your prior relevant work experience for each of your positions for it to be counted towards relevant experience.

  • If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations.

  • Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference.

  • Must comply with City of Austin’s Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing rules for new hires and random drug testing.

    Note: We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s).

    Note: Assessment(s) may be administered as part of the interview process.
Pay Range

$32.84 – $42.63


Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – 40 Hour Work Week

Additional work hours may be required to support the 24-hour Utility operations which may include evenings, weekends, holidays, inclement weather and emergency closures.

Job Close Date
04/04/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location SCC - 2500 Montopolis Dr, Austin, TX 78741 Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience deploying and managing Window servers in a Microsoft Active Directory environment
  • Experience implementing and managing an enterprise SharePoint environment
  • Experience scripting with Windows Powershell
  • Experience working in a public, government or similarly regulated organization
  • Experience providing customer service
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to travel to more than one work location
Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

1. Performs advanced focused architecting, optimizing, implementing, configuring, managing, administering, troubleshooting, maintaining and monitoring one or more of the following: infrastructure software, hardware, systems/applications, middleware, servers/storage, and IP-based telecommunications.

2. Establishes and implements IT policies, governance, standards, and security.

3. Makes independent decisions for procurement of technical solutions in their focus area.

4. Creates, documents, publishes, and/or performs maintenance procedures and ensures all installations are in accordance with COA’s specifications and IT standards/governance.

5. Assists in planning, designing, procuring and delivering software and hardware purchases.

6. Ensures appropriate product specifications.

7. Provides costs analysis.

8. Installs new specific software releases and/or upgrades including researching, testing and implementing new technology.

9. Participates in disaster recovery planning and testing, including fault tolerance and detailed disaster recovery plan maintenance.

10. Communicates and interfaces with members of the IT, vendor and user communities.

Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:

Provides technical or project leadership, training and guidance to others.

May provide leadership on work assignments.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Knowledge of infrastructure technologies

Knowledge of application and/or operating systems

Skill in mentoring and monitoring daily work activities of others

Skill in documenting and maintaining complex application and process or configuration information

Skill in providing day-to-day system/application administration and/or system/application administration in support in a variety of work environments

Skill in installing and maintaining applications, operating systems, or equipment

Skill in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and to implement solutions

Skill in selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new concepts

Ability to  use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems

The ability to view the big picture when involved in a project and make decisions 

The ability to quickly become familiar with emerging technologies.

Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA

City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

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