Brookdale Senior Living Senior Systems Administrator in Brentwood, Tennessee

Senior Systems Administrator

Job #: SASCObreTN63790

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Job Summary:

Responsible for the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the company"s information technology systems, specifically the Linux and Windows servers. Provides support for internally developed application projects and executes the deployment and configuration of them. Focus on system and application administration. The successful candidate will be working as part of a larger team in an open and collaborative workspace environment.

Your responsibilities:

  • Works with other IT staff and/or business users as required, ensuring support of their business objectives.

  • Supports testing of application programs and systems within the company"s system/regression test environment.

  • Performs analysis and design and other systems development life cycle (SDLC) tasks as required to support project objectives.

  • Adapts to and utilizes the appropriate technology within the company"s existing architecture, development tools, and standards. Including technologies used on the ERP, Healthcare and Operations Applications teams.

  • Performs the administration and management of the application/server infrastructure and ensures optimum performance levels.

  • Recommends technical solutions and supports technical direction of projects.

  • Schedules installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.

  • Ensures server data integrity by evaluating, implementing and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions.

  • Develops and maintains a comprehensive operating system hardware and software configuration database/library of all supporting documentation.

  • Supports the identification and resolution of application and technical issues.

  • Assists in the change management process, and adheres to the defined change management guidelines.

  • Understands project management concepts. Guides others in the estimation process. Manages technical sections of the plan.

  • Communicates effectively, verbally and written, with manager, peers, business customers and other IT teams.

  • Provides after-hours support as needed.

*Required skills and qualifications: *

  • Bachelor"s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business or related field and minimum five years of Systems Administration/IT experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

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Brookdale is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug-free workplace.

/Brookdale offers a number of benefits to full-time associates including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paid time off, educational reimbursement. All associates, age 21 and older, are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan. /