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Linux Administrator in Memphis, TN at ServiceMaster

Date Posted: 10/8/2018

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Job Description



Position Overview

Ensure the proper operation of company systems, processes and/or assets. Maintain IT environment by identifying requirements and implementing processes to monitoring performance, ensuring the achievement of all SLAs, process requests for changes, ensure organization standards are followed.



Job Responsibilities

  • Execute intermediate to complex processes and system updates for the specialty area.
  • Install, configure and ensure the maintenance of processes and/or systems related to the specialty area.
  • Evaluate system and process performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, and latency.
  • Lead the control of access rights, security settings and user privileges alignment with enterprise standards.
  • Conduct briefings and demonstrations for users to enhance process and/or system productivity.
  • Research new technologies and/or monitor and evaluate existing technology for improvement opportunities to support process/ technology life cycle.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve all problems encountered with process or system..
  • Ensure the successful planning and implementation for all upgrades or new additions to the IT process or system.
  • Perform intermediate to complex IT environment monitoring and performance benchmarking.
  • Prepare expenditure proposals and/or cost justification analysis.
  • Provide support to the IT team and cross functional project teams.
  • Under general supervision


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical or quantitative degree (e.g. mathematics) required combined with at least 5-10 years of experience in applicable technical area.
  • Software skills, including use of Microsoft Office software and web-based applications.
  • Verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of management.
  • Presentation skills necessary to facilitate training and/or deliver informational sessions to groups and/or individuals.
  • Time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills necessary to work in a fast-paced environment, handling various tasks and changing priorities, while maintaining a high attention to detail and accuracy to achieve daily assignments and goals
  • Ability to analyze, review, and make recommendations for the IT environment.
  • Attain or retain specific certifications related to job function (i.e. Cisco, windows).
  • Knowledge about system installation and disaster recovery procedures.
  • Computer Science, MIS and/or other related field, preferred


Physical Demands and Working Conditions

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential function to this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Incumbent must be prepared to:

  • Move up to 10 pounds occasionally, by lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise repositioning objects.
  • Sitting for long periods of time while using office equipment such as computers, phones and etc.
  • Fingering and Repetitive motions; such as movement of wrists, hands and fingers while picking, pinching and typing during your normal working environment.
  • Express or exchange ideas with others through the use of spoken word, quickly, accurately, and at an easily audible volume, and receive detailed information through oral communication at usual speaking levels without correction, and/or make fine discriminations in the nature of sounds in the environment.


Incumbent is required to have:

  • Close visual acuity to perform detail oriented activities at distances close to the eyes, as well as visual acuity to perform activities at or within arm’s reach with skill, control, and accuracy, such as preparing and analyzing data, viewing computer screen and expansive reading.

Incumbent will be subject to:

  • Inside working conditions: The change of building environment such as with or without air conditioning and heating.