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ERCOT - Electric Reliability Council of Texas logo
Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
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Taylor, Texas
United States
Information Technology - Other
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

System Administrator 2

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Will perform all aspects of environmental administration, to include configuration, troubleshooting, process improvement, and ongoing life-cycle maintenance tasks, such as monitoring, tuning, patching and securing overall systems infrastructure. Responsible for documentation of procedures and development of repeatable best practices. Assists in developing standard operating procedures to ensure a consistent and optimum level of performance for both operational and regulatory compliance.


Understands the basic principles, theories and concepts related to the profession and learns how to apply them within

the ERCOT culture.

Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.

Contributes to specific objectives and outcomes as directed.


  • Install, configure and support ERCOT’s assigned platforms and other related systems
  • Provides overall support and technical implementation of assigned operating systems and components which includes design,
  • installation, configuration, troubleshooting and fine-tuning
  • Administers processes which facilitate the connectivity, security and system analysis of assigned operating systems across the
  • organization
  • Completes daily implementation of various services for assigned projects
  • Installs, documents, tests and monitors server software to maintain server integrity
  • Diagnoses network and storage issues and escalates to the appropriate person or department
  • Prepares and delivers accurate and timely technical status reports
  • Provides support for a 24 x 7 operation
  • Maintains knowledge of relevant hardware platforms to architect technical solutions that maintain the scalability and reliability
  • required to operate a highly-available environment
  • Conducts independent research to understand new methodologies and technologies to improve management, maintenance,
  • and configuration of the assigned environments
  • Works within the customer environment to successfully deliver technical solutions specific to agreed upon requirements
  • Understands and works within the constructs of project processes, scope, and schedules
  • Identifies, documents, and verifies technical requirements and activity that mitigate risk
  • Performs capacity planning for future releases and deployments of infrastructures
  • Participates in the planning and documentation of improving the existing architectures
  • Provides subject matter expertise to application groups regarding Client/Server technology
  • Establishes strong working relationships with key staff members in departments


  • Requires minimum 2 years related work experience in excess of degree requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree : Computer Science, MIS or related field (Required) or a combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge to a major in such fields is required

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