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System Admins are in charge for designing and installing computer systems in an organization. Successful example resumes for this position showcase the following job activities: maintaining computer systems, collaborating with information technology teams, ensuring system security, installing upgrades, updating hardware, and reporting to senior management. Those looking to work as System Admins should demonstrate throughout their resumes leadership, technical skills, strong communication abilities, problem-solving orientation, time management, and computer proficiency. A Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or information technology is usually required for this role.

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1

System Admin Senior Advisor

Remotely administered infrastructure consisting of over 350 Virtual and Physical servers within a clustered environment, using VMware 5.0, Windows 2008, 2008 R2, and Windows 2012.

  • Performed daily maintenance and troubleshooting for Windows Clustered applications and services.
  • Managed and distributed all incidents using the Remedy ticketing systems as Dell senior team leader supporting Sidra Medical research in Qatar.
  • Tested software updates and patches prior to production rollout.
  • Monitored and tuned the system to achieve optimum performance levels in stand-alone and multi-tiered environments.
  • Conducted system analysis, configuration management and develops improvements for system software performance, availability and reliability.
  • Performed incident resolution, problem determination and root cause analysis in accordance with Service Level Agreements.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Computer Science
Political Science
Finance
2

System Administrator

Performs network client hardware and software upgrades for two thousand Air Force staff personnel supporting Air Expeditionary Training Command mission at Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center. Responds to trouble calls, isolates faults, detects causes and recovers system from software/hardware failure. Provides technical support for 8 government blackberry and iPhone accounts creates profiles and troubleshoots network outages. Maintained $216K of equipment inventory and processed purchase request orders for bi-annual tech refresh requirements.

  • Managed system admin shop during 80% manning shortage
  • Prioritized and resolved 300+ remedy tickets for 517 Training Group
  • Installed accredited software on 150+Air Force systems with minimal network interruption
  • Resolved critical firewall connectivity issue
  • Removed redundancy from security and distribution list increasing productivity by 10%
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Computer Science
3

Sr. Business Analyst / MMS System Administrator

Serve as business liaison between IT and Merchandising, Planning, and Inventory (MP&I) departments. Provide business and technical support for all projects relating to system upgrades, enhancements, and installations. Work with the business to develop and approve project requirements. Test and approve system changes to ensure requirements were met. Identify process improvement opportunities for MP&I departments.

  • Co-led Lean Six Sigma project to reduce the amount of perishable products disposed of due to spoilage and date expiration. The completed analysis led to a project to develop a new standard operating procedure (SOP) for handling perishable products at retail stores. The efforts greatly reduced Cabela's potential exposure to customers purchasing spoiled or expired goods.
  • Spearheaded Lean Six Sigma project that reduced amount of products being sent from retail location back to distribution center (DC), saving $700K in year one (2014).
  • Co-led Lean Six Sigma project that analyzed and redesigned the process used for opening new retail stores. Determined methods to significantly reduce operational costs for MP&I, Visual Merchandising, and Demand Planning departments eliminating rework between these areas.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Mass Communications
MBA
Supply Chain Management
4

Associate System Administrator

Provided system admin support on Windows 2000/2003.

  • Resolved external network system issues and outages where possible, escalating to upper level system administrators when necessary.
  • Scheduled repair work by Dell vendors.
  • Performed proactive network and system status and health checks.
  • Provided real time updates to technical support, on line customer relations, franchise management, and technical operations management regarding network and system faults.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Political Science
MA
Computer Information Systems
5

System Admin

  • Administer comprehensive tech support as sole IT employee for a proprietary nationwide software system; create/maintain software system users, manage network/phone/email system user accounts, and provide troubleshooting/support for PA, NJ and MD branches.
  • Provide support for approximately 100 employees for daily computer issues and problems.
  • Collaborate with management regarding new technology needs and system capabilities.
  • Manage the purchasing of all servers, workstations and licensing; work with vendors to resolve outside issues.
  • Spearheaded a network upgrade project from Windows 2003 to Windows 2008; renamed all workstations and created user accounts, OUs, GPOs and policies.
  • Planned, developed and implemented a fully functioning Exchange 2010 to provide a cost-effective, in-house email server.
  • Established a Business to Business VPN on a dedicated T1 line; installed an instance of SQL Server 2008.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Computer Information Technology
6

System Admin/it Support

Troubleshoot Problems on Microsoft Exchange Mail Servers, Cisco Routers and Switches. Configure DNS, DHCP and TCP\IP protocols in a windows server environment.VMware ESXI Vsphere and hypervisor as well as Active Directory Directory Services.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook with mail account settings and PST files. I am a advanced user in Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 & 8 both 32 and 64bit architectures
  • Perform complex virus removals, peripheral setup and configuration. Installation of wireless/wired secured networks including, routers, switches and related hardware for intranet/internet connectivity
  • Troubleshoot I.T. problems over the phone and in person and effectively communicate technical concepts and procedures in laymen's terms to ensure customer comprehension and satisfaction.
  • Provide instruction and tutorials to customers and colleagues that helped build trusting relationships
  • Business has grown to include several small business, medical offices within Calvert Memorial Hospital, and local pharmacies.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
Information Technology
Network Technician
7

System Admin/technical Support Analyst

Resolve customers POS, pc, notebook, tablet, handheld devices and Enterprise service desk issues by troubleshooting over the phone and or remote desktop support with customer contacts.

  • Provided product hardware, operating system, and application support for all [company name] America computer products, and accessories required.
  • Maintain and improve monitoring agent deployments, configuration thresholds, licensing tracking and administration across all ITCM platforms for all customer
  • Add member group policy in active directory, disable accounts, add permissions, password resets
  • Troubleshoot LAN connectivity, desktop applications and configurations, Windows XP - Windows 8, MS Office 2003, 2007, 2010, VPN connectivity
  • Accurately document instances of desktop equipment or component failure, repair, installation, and removal; liaise with third-party support and PC equipment vendors
  • Troubleshoot internet based desktop publishing software, extensive knowledge of networking with communication protocols or firewalls/proxy servers, documents and maintains system configurations for disaster recovery
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Decision Scienes
BBA
Operations Supply Chain Management
8

Sr System Admin/dba

System Engineer and database administrator (DBA) in a System Engineering team for server farm of hosted Applications and attendant Databases to support the company 'Software-As-A-Service' Applications for external customers. Most work with Oracle 10g and 11g (and 11g Data Guard), also with Tomcat, OC4J, Apache. Administered to Redhat Linux Servers, VMWare ESXi 5.1-4.1, BigIP F5, Juniper, Cisco, and a handful of Windows Servers. Worked with 50 databases and 1000 servers (heavily virtualized).

  • Automated many tedious procedures, such as Application upgrades, Database patching, Server restarts, etc.. Reduced manual effort and time spent by team on these tasks.
  • Wrote shell scripts to catalog all existing servers into a spreadsheet friendly format, for hardware specs, customer names, network addressing, site names, version numbering, and database details. Used in great detail for planning maintenance and migrations.
  • Configured Database replication and the supporting scripts to switch databases and transfer files as needed (Oracle DataGuard + non-DataGuard Log shipping)
  • Key role in a new Data Center with servers on SAN and redundant Network links. Wrote many scripts to streamline the server builds and automate the migration activities.
  • Team leader for Data Center migration project in Sterling, Virginia lasting 5 months, moving 100 customers, 220 sites, 34 Physical Servers
  • Technical leadership role in Data Center migration project in Chicago, IL lasting 7 months and moving 140 customers, and 420 sites.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
9

Technical Assistant/system Administrator

Documented existing Equity database system in Oracle 8i.

  • Developed MS Access database to replace the Oracle tables with SQL Server tables and translated all of the Oracle Forms to eliminate dependency on old Oracle 8i database. This also needs to interface with another software program (Nortridge) with tables in SQL Server. Software is in testing mode running in conjunction with the existing software to verify program is working correctly. Emphasis on duplicating existing functionality currently. Upgrades will be addressed once functionality is assured.
  • Update Access database when issues arise in testing of the program.
  • System Admin for rollout of new user computers for bank. Configured machine, installed software, transferred user settings, resolved/continue to resolve problems with existing programs and compatibility with Windows 7. Work with contractor for monthly maintenance of all software on both servers and user computers.
  • Configure and maintain the Sharepoint intranet website for the company.
Candidate Info
37
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Applied Mathematics
10

Php/mysql Programmer / Redhat System Administrator

Helped develop a standalone mapping application in wx[company name].

  • Developed RESTful Web services using Apache, MySQL and PHP.
  • Part of a team that partially ported application using the Flex framework.
  • Administered RedHat Enterprise 4 & 5 linux servers.
  • Configured and administered UMN MapServer and apache web server.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job

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