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Senior Systems Administrator

Location: 

Austin, TX, US, 78727

Requisition ID:  10321

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.

Responsibilities

This is an advanced Senior Level Systems Administrator position. Responsible for designing and planning implementations and modifications to systems and applications, including security, access, and documentation. Provides technical assistance in identifying, evaluating, and developing systems and procedures as they relate to servers, systems and applications that are delivered.

  • Responsible for overall global architecture for IT Systems, Applications, and Cloud Strategy.
  • Designs recovery strategies for IT Systems to allow for business continuity.
  • Performs advanced level troubleshooting of host systems and middleware servers and systems.
  • Performs advanced troubleshooting related to system and server connectivity.
  • Assists in developing best practices related to system/server performance, capacity and archiving.
  • Maintains system and server documentation (system drawings, best practices and performance and capacity metrics).
  • Defines and develops a maintenance strategy and maintenance scripts relating to backup and recoveries of system and servers.
  • Analyzes system and server performance statistics and performs required tuning activities to optimize performance.
  • Monitors logical security for all systems and servers assigned.
  • Performs logical security log reviews for audit compliance. Detects, reports and escalates anomalies.
  • Defines and assists with implementing IT best practices.
  • Provides training, mentoring, and coaching to other System Administrators through free flow of information, encouraging and appropriately evaluating feedback, encouraging innovation, and inspiring / motivating others.

Qualifications

  • 10 or more years designing and implementing IT Systems and Applications in a senior position.
  • Experience with designing and architecting IT Systems supporting a global employee base.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Systems and Applications such as
    • Windows Server 2012 R2/2016
    • Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Federation Services, Certificate Services
    • Azure Active Directory
    • Intune Mobile Device Management
    • System Center Operations Manager & Configuration Manager
    • Office 365 and AD Connect
    • Exchange 2013/2016
    • Lync 2013/Skype for Business
    • Message Security and Email Filtering
    • Antivirus Systems
    • Multi-factor authentication systems
    • Desktop Virtualization (Citrix, VMware)
    • SharePoint 2016 or SharePoint Online
  • Knowledge and understanding of any of the following considered an asset:
    • ITIL Certifications
    • Information Security Experience
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    • Advanced PowerShell and Scripting Experience
    • EasyVista
    • SNOW Asset Management

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership

 

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IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.


Nearest Major Market: Austin