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Server Administrator II

Cox Communications Inc | Atlanta GA 30328 USA | Part Time | Posted: 07/16/2019

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Cox Communications is the largest private telecom company in America, and we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. At Cox, we are committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection, not only with our products and services, but also with our career opportunities. Come connect with us, and lets build a better future together.

The Server Administrator II will be responsible for an assigned range of activities which ensure the operational effectiveness of the business focusing on execution and daily task delivery in one or more of the following key areas:  Adhering to company policies and procedures, working special projects as assigned, creating and maintaining documentation and maintaining the flow of communication internally and externally.  Interacts effectively with internal customers and appropriate system partners to conduct necessary research to resolve issues.  Actively seeks and evaluates opportunities for process improvement.  
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 
Administering IBM mid-range infrastructure along with external storage arrays, virtual and physical tape libraries and all associated operating systems and software.
Performing Technology Refreshes (Hardware, Operating System, Firmware).
Performing Patching.
Performing system configuration changes.
Deployment of Application upgrades/ fixes for responsible infrastructure.
Performance tuning and capacity management reporting.
Provisioning new environments.
Backup and Restore responsibilities
Security for responsible infrastructure 
On time delivery of ticket / task handling to enable delivery of KPIs.
Proactively monitors and works incoming tasks and incidents logged into one of the work flow tools or incident-management database system (e.g. UET Keystone).
Identifies customer concerns and resolves or escalates customer issues expediently and accurately within documented time frames.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM:
5-7 years of Systems Administration experience with IBM Power Systems environments running IBM iOS; 
Strong experience with managing partitioned systems, remote journaling, SAN technology, VIOS, HMC, BRMS, Disaster Recovery and Security 
Experience with system hardware upgrades (example POWER8 to POWER9).
Experience with Operating System upgrades (example IBM 7.1 or 7.2 to 7.3)
Self-motivated contributor
Strong team work skill set
Solid written and verbal communication skills
Commitment to quality customer service
Knowledge of organizations technology platforms and practices including ICOMS
Independently performs assignments with instruction limited to results expected.

PREFERRED:
BS/BA in related discipline

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About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. We're dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique. Cox Communications is the largest division of Cox Enterprises, a family-owned business founded in 1898 by Governor James M. Cox.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations:  Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services.  Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility.  Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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Location Atlanta, GA, 30328, United States
Categories Information Technology

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