City of Brenham, TX
  • Information Technology
  • DOQ
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full Benefits


Summary

The IT System Administrator II provides monitoring, maintenance, and technical support for the City's various Information Technology systems, including server hardware and software applications, and domains used by all City of Brenham departments.

This is a FSLA Exempt position.

Qualified Applicants with at least 5 year experience: annual starting salary of $65,249. There is a possibility of higher starting pay based on relevant job qualifications and additional experience.

This position is NOT a remote position. All duties will be performed ON SITE at Brenham City Hall, or a locally located City of Brenham facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintain, upgrade, coordinate, and troubleshoot Active Directory, user accounts, domain controllers, file servers, and print servers.
  • Ensure daily backup jobs occur on all assigned servers.
  • Coordinate, implement, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot all server hardware, server operating systems, and installed server-based applications.
  • Responsible for server security, firewall configuration, Microsoft updates, and other security patches.
  • Coordinate, implement, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot Microsoft Hyper-V virtual server environment, including host servers and shared storage.
  • Coordinate, implement, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot Microsoft Exchange, email archiving software, and spam filter software.
  • Coordinate, implement, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot document management system software and server infrastructure.
  • Coordinate, implement, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot Microsoft SQL server software and associated applications.
  • Coordinate, implement, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot server infrastructure for incode financial software.
  • Coordinate, implement, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot web-filtering software.
  • Coordinate, implement, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot functions of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, including Windows PC updates, software deployment, and client antivirus monitoring.
  • Monitor and maintain primary server room facility, including generator, HVAC systems, and UPSs.
  • Provide technical assistance to all City employees, especially when technical issues escalate within the I.T. department.
  • Obtain quotes and make informed purchasing suggestions for server infrastructure, related equipment, and software packages.
  • Respond to after-hours and weekend public safety technology related emergencies and needs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by I.T. Manager.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This is a non-supervisory position.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field plus five years of experience preferred, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Knowledge Of

Methods, practices, and equipment used in information technology; Microsoft Windows desktop and server operating systems and applications; server hardware; SQL server; Microsoft Office Suite, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, SMTP, FTP, SSL/TLS, PKI, DFS, iSCSI, SAN technologies, data cabling, server virtualization, firewalls, disaster recovery, server backup strategies, network topology diagrams and flow charts, applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing department records,; department policies and procedures; standard office practices and procedures.

Skill/Ability To

Ability to think critically and handle equipment and situations that are completely new and unfamiliar; ability to learn new things quickly and adapt to changing circumstances and technologies; determine and solve problems related to designated areas of responsibility; prepare concise and accurate reports; perform basic and complex mathematical calculations; interpret technical manuals; read and interpret policies and procedures; operate computers; communicate effectively with end-users and other IT professionals, both orally and in writing; explain to group how to effectively assist in a project, and establish and maintain effective working relationships co-workers and employees from other agencies; and operate a computer using standard word processing and spreadsheet software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Valid Texas driver's license. Certification in A+, Network+, MCITP or MCSE are preferred.

Physical Demands

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to operate office equipment, including telephone and computer keyboard, reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk; and the employee may be required to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 50 pounds, such as equipment and supplies/materials. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee frequently faces difficult and stressful situations. The employee has frequent contact with other employees both within and outside of the assigned department, including the public and other organizations; interactions often involve sensitive or difficult issues that require persuasion and negotiation. The employee is constantly required to change tasks frequently and to perform tedious exacting work. The employee is frequently required to work under time pressures to meet deadlines, to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, and to work closely with others as part of and/or leader of a team. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however there may loud noises in server room as well as colder than normal temperatures.

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