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Senior Systems Analyst

Date: Jun 9, 2019

Location: Solon, US, 44139

Company: Swagelok Company

Position Summary

Responsible for the implementation, maintenance, and support of the company computing environment.  Participates in decision making affecting the hardware and software infrastructure of the company, including but not limited to Operating System software, Database Management software, e-mail and storage solutions.  Researches, recommends and implements related monitoring tools.  Proactively monitors the environment and takes necessary corrective actions.  Leads projects or programs with moderate resource requirements, risks and/or complexity.  May serve as an internal consultant to developers, assisting them in the area of server supports, security, and other development issues that will aid the process.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Enhanced level administration of all enterprise LAN systems, including installation, configuration, upgrading, troubleshooting and supporting both server hardware and software, as well as desktop hardware and software.
  • Develop close working team-based relationship with Technical Architects and other Systems Administrators to enable efficient management of solutions.
  • Participate in the logical and physical design of systems architecture services.   Identifies potential risks and proactively defines mitigation plans.  Develops documented standard work in support of the designs.
  • Validate and install Windows operating systems to insure the currency and supportability of the computing environment. 
  • Implement operating systems and applications patches and service releases as required.
  • Implement 3rd party and custom developed applications as required.
  • Provide  elevated technical support to customers and developers during the design and coding of applications
  • Demonstrated ability to understand customer plans, problems, processes and requirements.
  • Works independently with guidance in only the most complex situations.
  • Demonstrates the ability to lead technical projects.   Exhibits strong planning skills.
  • Cultivates and maintains a peer group within the technical community.
  • Works with vendors to identify leading tools and technologies to enhance the environment.
  • Off hours support, as necessary


Education and/or Work Experiene Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of hands-on experience in Windows operating systems administration, particularly Cluster Server support, security, remote monitoring and support, replication, quota limits, desktop integration, data recovery and system backup
  • 4+ years of network protocols and directory services such as TCP/IP, LDAP, Active Directory and IPX
  • 4+years of experience of hardware server platforms such as HP.
  • Familiar with UNIX or Linux operating systems.
  • Must exhibit a strong orientation in two or more of the following skill sets:
  • Windws O/S, VMS
  • Internet Infrmation Server, TCP/IP, NetIQ, SMTP, IMAP, MAPI, POP3, LDAP, IMAP4,  HTTP, HTTPS, Micrsoft Exchange/Outlook or comparable e-mail solution, 
  • Windws directory (Active Directory) and domain model,  Security and authenticatin model services, Web and database services, Media services, Communication (VPN, RAS, Radius),
  • Clustering architecture and distributed client cnnections over multiple servers (e.g., MSCS).  Administrative expsure to Server hardware platforms, such as HP.  Administrative expsure to Transaction Server and/or competing products.  
  • Extensive knwledge of the one of the following database platforms: Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Rdb, and Supra. 
  • Specific Database skills in: Database Set Up and trouble shooting,T-SQL, Stored Procedures, Triggers, Functions, Aspects of High Availability: Clustering, Mirroring , Log Shipping, Backup and Recovery
  • SAN/NAS and related mass strage media administration,


  • Knowledge of data management services (i.e., SQLServer) and application management services (i.e., DCOM, .NET) is desirable.


Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland