Systems Administrator in Bloomington, MN

Systems Administrator Job Description

Systems administrators should possess strong problem-solving, analytical and communication skills, in addition to in-depth technical knowledge of the employer’s systems hardware and software. Employer requirements vary depending on system complexity, the types of operating and network systems being supported, and the size of the organization. Though some employers require a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field, others may accept an associate’s degree or technical training certificate. Three to five years of experience working with the specific types of hardware and software systems used by the company are generally required. Professional certifications such as the Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) or Sun Certified System Administrator (SCSA) may be commonly sought by employers.

Typical systems administrator duties:

Installing operating system software, patches and upgradesAnalyzing, troubleshooting and resolving system hardware, software and networking issuesConfiguring, optimizing, fine-tuning and monitoring operating system software and serversPerforming system backups and recoveryConducting server builds

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Salary for Systems Administrator in Bloomington, MN
82658 - 121178
25th percentile
82658
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
101115
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
121178
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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