Monitoring Systems Administrator

Champaign, IL

Position Summary:

The Monitoring Systems Administrator will be involved in the day to day monitoring of our customer facing systems. As a Monitoring Systems Administrator you will be involved with systems administration, application management, and some software development.


  • Pavlov Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs.

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    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Collaborate with the appropriate departments and customers to build systems that supports organizational requirements
    • Maintain current server infrastructure
    • Develop and update software tools in Python
    • Provide recommendations and fixes to technical problems in a cost-effective manner.
    • Automation of tasks using a combination of scripting, and configuration management systems.
    • Troubleshoots and performs break-fix tasks on all systems as necessary including servers, appliances, and systems
    • Maintain systems security
    • Maintain detailed records and prepare communications as needed
    • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously.
    • Participates in Corporate continuous improvement initiatives to enhance client service, efficiency, and profitability.
    • Participates in selected inter departmental meetings, conferences, conference calls, and planning.
    • Document tasks completed and in progress daily.
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Desired Skills:

    • Excellent Communication skills (strong verbal and written required)
    • Strong Customer Service skills
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Teaming skills
    • Experience with networking is desirable
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Time management and multi-tasking skills
    • Familiar with SNMP
    • Familiar with all Windows Server (2016/2019)
    • Familiar with Ubuntu
    • Ability to code in Python
    • Ability to easily adapt to changes in processes, procedures, and priority

    Experience Requirements and Positives:

    • 2+ years of experience in Systems Administration
    • Experience with virtualization and storage systems
    • Experience with SolarWinds monitoring suite a plus