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Systems Administrator

South Florida Tech Hub

South Florida Tech Hub

Software Engineering, IT
North Palm Beach, FL, USA
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

The Systems Administrator is a hands-on position that installs, upgrades, configures, monitors, and performs problem determination for servers and software in physical/virtual and Cloud Windows and Linux environments. Plans and communicates system outages and activities. Helps to create and maintain documentation for all department activities. Adheres to all Service Request, Incident, and Change Management policies and procedures. Responsible for a broad range of systems, security administration, and operations in physical/virtual and Cloud environments. Assists project teams as requested and participates in overall support rotation.


Individual may perform any combination of the functions shown below. This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, knowledge, or abilities associated with this classification, but is intended to accurately reflect the principal job elements.
Perform daily system and tool checks to verify the integrity, performance, backup, and availability of servers and resources in physical/virtual and Cloud environments.
Install, configure, test, and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools in physical/virtual and Cloud environments.
Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization.
Perform troubleshooting as required and participate in problem-solving efforts often involving outside vendors and other support personnel and/or organizations.
Adheres to all procedures and policies including the use of Incident and Change Management.
Creates and maintains detailed technical support and process documentation.
Gathers and formats data for Key Performance Indicators (KPI).
Establishes, maintains and manages service accounts.
Assist with vulnerability scanning and penetration testing.
Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated, approaches for system administration tasks.
Actively participates in the implementation of disaster recovery and business continuity capabilities.
Performs capacity monitoring and assists with short and long-term capacity planning.
Perform on-call responsibilities and after-hours duties as necessary.

The preceding functions are examples of the work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind work assignments and make a reasonable accommodation as needed.


5 + years of System Administration Experience in Windows, Linux/Unix.
System Administration experience : Provisioning servers, Installation, Configuration, Troubleshooting, Patching.
Active directory administration, Group Policy Management, Troubleshooting.
Cloud Administration of Servers, Services, Log Analytics : AWS, Azure
Operating systems : Windows Linux/Unix , any flavor.
Process experience : Incident Management, Change Management, Release Management, Problem Management , On Call.
Experience in setup, configuration of Monitoring tools for Infrastructure, servers, services and Alert Management.
Preferred :

Experience in supporting infrastructure and services for Databases MS SQL Server, PostGres, MySQL, others.
Power Shell, bash scripting/shell scripting
Experience in supporting on security tools on servers : Ensilo, Nessus, Server Hardening, Password complexity, length, Critical patches.

Required: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Desired: Master’s degree, Computer Science

Physical Demands:

Standing – 10% per day
Sitting -80% per day
Walking – 5% per day
Stooping – 5% per day
Lifting – Ability to lift up to 20 lbs. unassisted
Computer Work – 80% per day
Telephone Work – 10% per day
Reading – 10% per day

DSS, Inc. is a Federal Contractor and subject to federal vaccination mandate. Employees must be fully vaccinated to come onto any of DSS, Inc’s sites or Client sites.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you need an accommodation seeking employment with DSS, Inc., please email or call (561) 284-7373. Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis.