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Position Title:


Systems Administrator

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Work Location:


1201 Brazos - Austin, TX 78701

Working Hours:


M-F 40 hrs a week

Salary Group:



Classification No.


0289/Network Specialist III

Job Posting No.



Monthly Salary:


$5,000 - $5,400/Month

Date Job Available:



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Job Responsibilities

The Systems Administrator performs complex (journey-level) systems work for the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Systems Administrator works to administer and support the state library’s Local Area Network devices, Active Directory Domain, internal infrastructure, and all telecommunications. This administrator ensures the reliable operation of the agency’s internal network and telecommunications to the consolidated state data center, the Internet, and the library’s business partners by analyzing and monitoring network performance, researching and planning for hardware and software upgrades, administering agency-owned server-level tasks including but not limited to user accounts, access control lists, GPO, Office 365 services, file and print services in the Active Directory domain and remote access. The Systems Administrator works under general supervision of the ITS Operations Manager and with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Essential Functions

Administer agency-owned server-level tasks in the Active Directory domain
Administer network devices, in collaboration with the Network Administrator, including firewall/VPN, routers, and switches as well as internal infrastructure, wireless access, and all telecommunications.
Support Office 365 and SharePoint for the agency.
Complete project management tasks for technical projects related to designated area of responsibility.
Research and analyze current and emerging telecommunications technologies, hardware, software, and services and develop recommendations for ITS management on system upgrades and configurations.
Communicate with the technical staff at the consolidated state data center, DIR network support, as well as with vendors, users, management, and ITS staff on connectivity issues.
Attend work regularly in accordance with agency leave and attendance policies.
Comply with all applicable agency policies and procedures including safety and standards of conduct.
Performs other work as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Two years of college-level coursework with a concentration on computer technology, local area networks, wide area networks, telecommunications, and/or computer connectivity OR Successful completion of a certificate education program such as the Texas Information Technology Academy core curriculum or successful completion of coursework such as Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). AND two (2) years’ experience supporting a local area network, Active Directory, and telecommunications for a mid-size computer center


High School diploma or GED AND four (4) years’ experience supporting a local area network, Active Directory, and telecommunications for a mid-size computer center;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers, co-workers, other agency staff.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to plan and arrange own work in order to meet deadlines.
Ability to process multiple assignments simultaneously.
Ability to provide effective project leadership.
Skill in problem solving.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Information Technology.
Experience maintaining Windows 2008 or higher servers.
Experience supporting end-users using Microsoft Office Products.
Experience supporting an Office 365 environment.
Experience with network monitoring tools.
Experience supporting VOIP based phone systems
Experience supporting TCP/IP services such as LDAP, DHCP, DNS, SMTP.
Experience using an enterprise ticketing system
Experience using automated software deployment and patch management systems
Prior experience as a Help Desk technician
Experience supporting an imaging/document management system
Experience working in a virtualized systems environment
Experience supporting Linux end users

Other Requirements

College transcripts are required if used to meet minimum requirements.  Certificates of completion are required for all coursework used to meet minimum requirements.
Must be available to work a normal day schedule Monday through Friday with some off-hour and occasional weekend assignments.
Criminal background check required if offered a position


No supervision of other personnel.
Supervised by ITS Operations Manager.

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