System Admin in Plano, TX at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 7/2/2019

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System Admin Summary:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for a System Admin. This role manages troubleshooting and recovery of complex production incidents, ranging from low to critical impacts. The candidate needs to effectively drive incident resolution through a systematic problem solving approach. This role leads and actively participate in teams Agile stories (project work) to streamline and enhance the day-to-day operations of the team. Our client is seeking an individual with a strong sense of ownership and drive, someone who continuously seeks to develop new skills and technical expertise, as well as proactively shares knowledge with others.


  • Create, manage and utilize appropriate technical procedural documentation (run books)
  • Proactively monitoring all of the applications and infrastructure behind clients external and internal customer facing services including their availability, latency, performance, and capacity
  • Influence resiliency and scalability in production environments in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Identifying opportunities and developing proactive automated monitoring and alerting solutions by utilizing available tools (Splunk, Data Dog etc.)
  • Assist with conducting Root Cause Analysis (RCA) on critical production outages, develop and implement mitigation strategies
  • Utilizing production support expertise to Influence and support new designs, architectures, standards and methods maintaining stability and availability for large-scale distributed systems
  • Proactively identifying and implementing opportunities for automation of routine maintenance tasks, data gathering and resolution of common issues


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or a related field) or Military Experience
  • At least 3 year of experience in working on and leading production support teams
  • At least 3 year experience in 24/7 enterprise support, ITIL practices and principles
  • At least 3 year of experience in supporting production systems and infrastructure on premises or in a cloud environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience with one of the following: Linux, UNIX, Openstack administration Python, Ruby, Go, JavaScript development experience NoSQL platforms
  • 3+ years of experience with any of the following: AWS, Azure or GCP cloud services configuration, administration and support, web/API services support and deployment experience
  • Experience having written code or using SQL to extract and customize queries for data extraction

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit