PDS Tech Inc Systems Applications Administrator III in Irving, Texas


This position’s primary responsibility is to ensure high availability of overall IT infrastructure to satisfy business needs. The candidate will have a strong technical background with experience working on medium to large sized teams. Provide immediate response and/or investigation of system alerts in a complex network environment. Monitors system performance and take proactive corrective action to insure maximum system availability is achieved. This role is also required to collaborate with other IT staff, as well as vendors, and consultants.


• Provide windows system support for troubleshooting and resolving system related incidents, providing assistance to peer members to identify, isolate, restore and apply long term corrective action.

• Work across several teams to restore service rapidly during an incident.

• Analyze the root cause of incidents and implement permanent resolutions.

• Identify opportunities for system automation and process improvement.

• Create in-depth documentation of processes and system configuration.

• Provide and receive cross training from immediate support team.

• Drive Continual Service Improvement. Performs installations of hardware, software, and operating systems upgrades, changes and configurations.

• All other duties as assigned.


Minimum High School Diploma Required

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology preferred

The ideal candidate will have the following:

• A minimum of 5 years of experience directly related to Windows System Administration 2008 (R2)/2012R2 and with increasing responsibilities administering client/Server applications.

• Proficiency with Enterprise level administration of common network services such as Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, ADREPL, AD Trust, GPO, etc.

• Experience configuring and troubleshooting IIS7.5, IIS8.

• MS Clustering experience with SQL servers and applications.

• SSL certificate exposure.

• In-depth understanding of storage and networking technologies.

• Excellent communication skills, well spoken, ability to deal with internal clients and managers at various levels, work with engineers & vendors when needed.

• Must be outgoing, self-starter and be able to resolve complex issues with limited supervision or direction.

• Must be self-motivated and able to think “outside the box”.

• Server performance tuning, and memory crash dump analysis is a plus.

Additional Requirements:

• SCCM and SCOM experience.

• Proficient in administration of VMware ESX hosts and VMs.

• Provisioning and deployment of new Windows servers.

• Powershell Scripting experience is a plus

This position may require you to submit to and pass a drug test and/or background check. If this is a hands-on position, you may also be required to pass a safety and productivity examination.

PDS Tech, Inc. will comply with all applicable federal and state laws governing the use of such background checks and drug tests.

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance

  • Paid holidays

  • Weekly payroll

  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility

  • Completion Bonuses

  • Training

  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, check out http://www.pdstech.com/

$$$ PDS pays for referrals! $$$

We pay thousands each month in referral bonuses!

Contact a recruiter for details

To find a recruiter near you, look at our Branch Locator. at http://www.pdstech.com/pds_locations.htm