Senior Systems Administrator Applications in Seattle

Full-time @Kaiser Permanente in Healthcare
  • Seattle, Washington View on Map
  • Apply Before : September 30, 2022

Job Description

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Position : Senior Systems Administrator Applications

Location :  Seattle, Washington

Job Type : Full-time

Job details:

Technical Summary:

As a Sr Systems Administrator for Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI), the incumbent will participate in all aspects of the server management lifecycle which includes estimating, technical design, implementation, documentation, testing, deployment, disaster recovery/business continuity, corporate compliance and support of websites, databases and applications developed for and by our program managers. As a member working in a team environment, you will take responsibility for KPWHRI Web Services providing service and support for internal and public facing web applications. This is a customer facing role and the incumbent will interface with internal KPWHRI end users and be the liaison with KP National IT. The person in this position will need to be a strong team player working independently and collaboratively, able to juggle multiple projects (sometimes with competing priorities), a self-starter with the ability to be flexible during times of change and ramp up quickly. 

In addition to the responsibilities listed below, this position participates in the incident and problem management process by resolving complex issues (e.g., root cause analysis, coordinate prevention plan execution) and addressing escalations as appropriate.

Essential Responsibilities:

Completes work assignments by applying up-to-date knowledge in subject area to meet deadlines; following procedures and policies, and applying data and resources to support projects or initiatives; collaborating with others, often cross-functionally, to solve business problems; supporting the completion of priorities, deadlines, and expectations; communicating progress and information; identifying and recommending ways to address improvement opportunities when possible; and escalating issues or risks as appropriate.
Pursues self-development and effective relationships with others by sharing resources, information, and knowledge with coworkers and customers; listening, responding to, and seeking performance feedback; acknowledging strengths and weaknesses; assessing and responding to the needs of others; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
Meets timelines to drive the delivery of appropriate, sustainable, and prompt solutions.
Provides first and second level support for enterprise systems and systems in one or more additional IT domains by diagnosing, troubleshooting, and resolving complex incidents to minimize system issues.
Supports stability, availability, and performance of enterprise systems (e.g., systems, applications, network, databases, storage, security) by monitoring systems to identify problems, trends, and opportunities for improvement.
Assists technical and project team members to resolve system problems and application-specific issues.
Escalates identified issues, risks or problems to lead administrators according to processes.
Plans and performs complex system configuration.
Supports communications with product users and suppliers to share information, identify opportunities, resolve problems, prioritize customer requirements, and maintain continuous improvement through customer feedback.
Defines and tests maintenance and refresh activities.
Participates in the installation, upgrade, or decommissioning of designated systems, products, and infrastructure.
Assists with application-oriented administration and technical support for production and non-production environments.
Supports vendor support activities, as appropriate.
Recommends and executes performance tuning and optimization activities.
Creates documentation of new and existing system configuration and procedural information, and reviews documentation of others.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum two (2) years experience in application support.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Social Science, Education, Business, Health Care or related field and Minimum three (3) years working in IT or operations. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

Preferred Qualifications:
Two (2) years experience in the administration and custom configuration of large off-the-shelf applications or software packages.
Three (3) years system administration experience.
One (1) year of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above)
One (1) year in an informal leadership role working with IT or operational teams.
Two (2) years experience working in a large matrixed organization.
Three (3) years experience writing documentation or standard operating procedures related to system administration.
Two (2) years experience in mainframe administration.


Other Details

Primary Location: Washington,Seattle,Met Park East

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Shift: Day
Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM

Working Hours End: 05:00 PM

Job Schedule: Full-time

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-WA-04|NUE|Non Union Employee

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Specialty: Systems Administration

Department: Met Park East – Research-Programming – 1130

Travel: No

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.


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