Staff Network Systems Administrator

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Work type: MERC
Location: Warner Robins, GA (MERC)
Categories: MERC (Mercer Engineering Research Center)

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Staff Network Systems Administrator



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Warner Robins, GA

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• Resolves problems regarding Linux and Windows server operating systems, application software and hardware operation.
• Manages prescribed server disaster recover schemes, system capacity planning and user data management.
• Enters commands, conducts server diagnostics, and observes system performance to verify accurate operations and identify errors.
• Sets up servers and ensures proper installation and configuration of hardware, tape libraries, disk arrays and operating systems.
• Manages server and PC system patch update schedules and corrective action.
• Maintains and performs problem resolution of Windows Active Directory structure.
• Maintains records of daily support requests to include problems, corrective actions taken, and installation activities.
• Coordinates major hardware or software resolution with vendors for service.
• Communicates with users and the Manager, Network Systems to establish requirements for problem resolutions, new systems or
• Responsible for support and execution of the implementation of Security controls and other tasks as assigned.
Required Qualifications
• US Citizenship is required.
• Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance.
• An undergraduate degree in a related field and 1 year of directly related experience; or a high school diploma and 4 years of directly related experience.
• Demonstrated technical experience with Linux and windows server computer hardware, operating systems and application software,
including Red Hat 7 and 8, Windows Server 2016 and 2019 and networking parameters.
• Ability to install, repair, and troubleshoot server hardware, software, peripheral devices, disk arrays and tape libraries.
• Effective written and oral communication skills.
• Experience performing Linux Systems disaster recovery.
• Service oriented and able to communicate and interface with users, peers, and vendors.
• Ability to conduct research into server issues and products as required. Ability to read and understand technical manuals, procedural
documentation, and security vulnerabilities.
• Linux + or similar certification.
• Two years of Linux Systems Administration.
Preferred Qualifications
• Security+ certification.
• Ability to administrate Linux HPC Clusters.
Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle?


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

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COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Per President Biden's Executive Order, federal contractors and their employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Since Mercer is a federal contractor, all Mercer University and MERC employees are required to be fully vaccinated no later than January 4, 2022 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved by the University. New hires after January 4, 2022, will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption before their first day of employment.

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