Quanta Services

  • System Applications Administrator

    Job Location US-TX-Houston
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    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.


    SCOPE: Enterprise



    • Responsibilities include administration of multiple applications, including but not limited to:
      • ServiceNow
      • JD Edwards
      • M-Files
      • Kofax
      • WebLogic
      • A10
      • Insight
      • Vertex: Q series, O Series
      • Ecosys
      • CorpTax
      • OneSource
      • Bottomline Transform AP
      • Primavera
      • 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.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by manager.



    Preferred Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of experience.
    • 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.
    • 1-2 years of Service Now Administration experience.
      • ITSM Knowledge preferred
    • Service Now Development a plus.
      • In depth knowledge of Java
    • The ability to learn and support multiple applications.
    • Power Shell Scripting.
    • Linux OS Support.
    • Working knowledge of Clustering and Load Balancing.
    • General knowledge and understanding of IT Compliance Frameworks.


    Preferred Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline and 5 years of experience as a System Administrator preferred.



    • Technical certifications preferred (please list).



    Supervises others: No

    Has hiring and terminating responsibilities: No

    Number of employees report to this job: 0 Subordinate Supervisory Employees, 0 Non-Supervisory Employees



    Direct amount:                  $ 0  

    Indirect amount:               $ 0



    Travels: minimal, as needed

    Percent of time: up to 5%



    Language Skills: English - Advanced level required.

    Mathematical Skills: Intermediate level required.

    Reasoning Skills/Abilities: Advanced level required.

    Computer Skills: please list



    • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks 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.


    This job description is a general description of essential job functions.  It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform.  All employees of Quanta Services are expected to perform tasks as assigned by supervisory personnel, regardless of job title or routine job duties.


    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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