Harris Corporation Systems Administrator in Rochester, New York

Systems Administrator 1/8/19--Systems AdministrationUSA - NY - Rochester




Job ID: CHQ20190801-29528


Job Title: Systems Administrator Job ID: CHQ20190801-29528 Location: Rochester, NY

Job Description:

System Administrator with emphasis in hardware configuration, troubleshooting, and maintenance. Support for open network systems as well as in multiple secure/closed areas located in Rochester, NY

  • Responsible for the configuration, installation, repair, and preventative maintenance of end user computing devices, including Linux, UNIX, and Windows operating systems, network equipment, and/or telecommunications equipment in accordance with established policies, procedures and service level agreements.

  • The infrastructure consists of virtual and physical servers supporting a variety of projects ranging from development to high-availability environments.

  • Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum level of performance. Ensures server data integrity by evaluating, implementing and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions.

  • Familiarity with data center design and configuration, such as HVAC, UPS, and facilities management.

  • Ensures data/media recoverability by implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.

  • Conducts routine hardware and software audits of servers for compliance with established standards, policies, procedures and configuration guidelines.

  • Knowledge of networking associated with a LAN based server and workstations.

  • Communicate with a variety of hardware and software vendors to receive quotes and resolve infrastructure challenges.

  • Ability to effectively communicate and work within a diverse management environment.

  • Provide after hours and weekend on-call support as needed.

  • Travel to multiple locations within the Rochester area.

  • May require carrying and lifting tool kit/parts of varying weights (1- 50 lbs.); May require bending/squatting, walking/standing/sitting for prolonged periods; Exposure to enclosed spaces, dust, drafts, and damp areas; Must be able to work at heights up to 10-15’ using a ladder.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, or related disciplines with 2years of Systems Administrator experience.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

  • Valid driver’s license

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Ability to obtain an active Top Secret/SCI security clearance.

  • Reasonablyfamiliar/fluent with Unix, Linux, Windows server OS.

  • System administration experience in Solaris.

  • Comfortable with UNIX command line.

  • Knowledge and experience in troubleshooting and repair of electronic and electrical components.

  • Mechanical aptitude and skilled in the use of hand and power tools.

  • Experience preparing and presenting technical briefings and white papers.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written forms.

  • Ability to prepare and present technical documents and presentations to employees and customers.

  • Self-starter and have the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to learn new technologies and execute tasks with moderate guidance.

  • Ability to be very detail oriented and interact with a wide range of individuals and levels of management.

  • Customer focus and understand customer’s sense of urgency.

  • Dependable team player.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

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Expertise--Systems Administration

LocationUSA - NY - Rochester