Senior Systems Administrator Technician

Senior Systems Administrator Technician


Fayetteville Technical Community College
2201 Hull Road
Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone: 910-678-8400


College Pay Scale



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, July 16, 2020
Closes: Monday, August 17, 2020

Target Start Date

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Expected Work Hours

Full Time

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of:

System administration, Database and Networking concepts.

Medium and large-scale UNIX servers and the Solaris Operating System.

Internet technologies necessary for server implementation, configuration, maintenance, and security.

Secure server technologies necessary for E-Commerce.

Principles of Client Server technologies and VMWare Virtual Infrastructure.

Active Directory, Active Directory Federation Services, and LDAP.

Basic knowledge of College environments and the use of technologies to support the business and administrative activities of the College.

Ability to:

Clone and deploy virtual templates inside of the VMWare console.

Read, interpret and apply complex technical manuals, publications, and other documents.

Implement, configure, administer, secure and document the college’s complex hardware and operating system environment.

Implement, configure, administer, secure and document the college’s complex database application.

Implement, configure, administer, secure and document the college’s windows and UNIX server applications and hardware that are integrated Front ends to the Colleague application.

Analyze and interpret data to identify problems and possible solutions.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Perform basic system administration tasks on a variety of hardware platforms.

Maintain an effective working relationship with the Networking function of the Department.

Maintain an effective working relationship with the areas of the College responsible for the academic web functions.

Experience and Training Guidelines:

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:


One year actual experience with the following hardware and software: HP and/or Dell products, Windows Server (2012 or higher), Server Virtualization, Solaris and/or Linux


An associate degree in Networking, System Administration, or Database Administration.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Requirements


Colleague, DMI, Self-Service, WebAdvisor, IBM Unidata database and SQL server.


Associate degree with an emphasis on Server, Network or Database Administration.

Position Description

Announcement Summary

Fayetteville Technical Community College is seeking qualified applicants for this full-time exempt position. The Senior Systems Administrator Technician works as an assistant to the Systems Administrator; to assist with the daily system administration, monitoring, and maintenance of the College’s administrative business servers and applications.


Assist with the system administration activities of the primary business servers for compliance with state IT security standards, local guidelines, IT audit requirements, state, and federal laws.

Coordinate with senior level administrators, external agencies and vendors to insure adequate campus-wide support.

Monitor and manage computing resources, including CPU usage, disk usage, and response times to insure optimal performance of both the operating system and database environments.

Assist and participate in the planning, implementation, configuration, patching, upgrading, and general administration of the Colleague Database.

Assist with maintaining operating system and application software release levels in the administrative server environment as published by vendors.

Perform daily, weekly, monthly backups of server environments; maintain off-site backup libraries.

Assist in the administration of the College’s document imaging and data warehousing environment.

Assist in the administration of Colleague, Web Advisor, Self-Service and mobile platform.

Keep current with new security, technology, laws and regulations.

Assist in maintaining documentation that describes the administrative server environment and all operational procedures.

Frequently required to stand, bend, stoop, kneel, crawl, and walk.

Occasionally required to climb stairs.

Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

Required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel object, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms.

Hear Audible equipment indicators and verbal communications in the environment.

Must see with sufficient close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception; and focus adjustment to differentiate light/color intensity and evaluation perceivable changes in the environment.

Perform related duties as assigned.

How to Apply

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Job Post Contact

FTCC-Human Resources