Quanta Services

Systems Administrator, Applications

US-TX-Houston
Requisition ID
2017-1274
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology

Overview

Quanta Services safely provides engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for comprehensive infrastructure needs in the electric power and oil and natural gas industries. With a workforce tens of thousands strong and offices across North America and abroad, Quanta is the premier provider in the industries it serves.

 

The System Administrator’s role is to manage computer software systems to ensure high levels of availability and appropriate security of the supported applications. Participates in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure system provisioning and maintenance that is consistent with company goals, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities

  • Responsibilities include administration of multiple applications, including but not limited to:
    • JD Edwards
    • Hyperion Planning and Planning
    • Dell Boomi
    • Insight
    • Vertex: Q series, O Series
    • Oracle BI Publisher
    • Ecosys
    • Equential
    • Bottomline Transform AP
    • Primavera
    • SharePoint
    • Adobe Experience Manager
    • M-Files
    • Internally developed applications
  • Anticipates, mitigates, identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves software problems. Escalates incidents as necessary.
  • Supports application development teams throughout project lifecycles.
  • Analyzes system performance.
  • Conducts research on emerging products, services, and standards in support of systems software procurement and development efforts.
  • Creates required reports in response to business user needs.
  • Develops, documents, and maintains policies, procedures and associated training plans for system administration and appropriate use.
  • Participates in planning and budgeting where it pertains to ensuring systems are adequately maintained for performance, security, compliance, and vendor support.
  • Adheres to internal standards, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to travel up to 5%.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in MIS or related discipline and 5 years of experience as a System Administrator preferred.
  • Working technical knowledge of network, PC, and platform operating systems.
  • Working technical knowledge of current systems software and standards.
  • Hands-on software troubleshooting experience, including customer support.
  • Experience documenting and maintaining configuration and process information.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute and multi-task in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills.
  • Adept at reading, writing, and interpreting technical documentation and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to conduct research into hardware and software issues and products as required.
  • Ability to present ideas and solutions in a user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Willingness to work non-traditional hours occasionally as needed.
  • Skilled at working within a team-oriented, collaborative environment

 

Quanta Services is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic, in accordance with governing law.

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