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IT Systems Administrator Senior - Austin Municipal Court

January 24, 2023 11:08 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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Posting Title IT Systems Administrator Senior
Job Requisition Number COA088070
Position Number 100637
Job Type Full-Time
Division Name Municipal Court
Minimum Qualifications
  • Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or univiersity 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

1) Detailed, complete Employment Application is required to help better evaluate the applicant’s
qualifications – minimum and preferred as noted on the job posting. Incomplete applications will
be disqualified.

2) You must use “N/A” for fields that are not applicable.

3) Employment history dates must include month and y ear as well as the name and contact
information for the supervisor and/or human resources department.

4) Verification of employment history dates on resume should match online Employment

5) Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application ,
not your resume or cover letter.

6) A fingerprint criminal history check will be conducted on the selected candidates.

7) Must have the ability to travel to multiple work location.

Assessment(s) may be administered as part of the interview process.

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.

Pay Range

$34.86 – $44.45


Please note: Schedule may include days, evenings, nights, weekends and/or holidays.
Municipal Court is a 24 hour, 7 days per week business operation. Schedule/location may
change based upon business needs.

Job Close Date 02/07/2023
Type of Posting External
Department Municipal Court
Regular/Temporary Regular
Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable
Category Technical
Location 6800 Burleson Road, Bldg. 310, Ste. 175, Austin Texas 78744
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience planning, designing, implementing, and maintaining virtual servers.
  • Window server platform and server administration experience.
  • Experience functioning as a system administrator in a court/legal environment.
  • 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.

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.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The minimum qualifications for the IT Systems Administrator Senior position are: 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. Do you meet these minimum qualifications?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a criminal background check (CBI)?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you willing to accept call-back and/or on-call assignments?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Describe your experience building and administrating servers. Include the maximum number of servers you have administered concurrently.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Describe your experience administering virtual servers.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Describe your experience and level of expertise configuring PC’s.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Describe your experience and level of expertise with Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange administration

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Do you have the ability to travel to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Do you have experience functioning as a system administrator in a court or legal setting?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

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