Lead, Systems Administration (Disaster Recovery)
Company: Ross Stores
Posted on: November 14, 2021
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Briefly summarize the overall purpose of the position. This is a
short explanation of the job's primary purpose and functions.
The Lead Systems Administrator for Disaster Recovery is responsible
for leading projects that apply new or existing technologies and
solutions to solve business needs. Works with the IT and business
management teams to lead projects through their lifecycle and
manages project and work-stream personnel and project teams in full
scope of IT infrastructure delivery responsibilities focusing on
the Disaster Recovery of production IT applications. Responsible
for identifying changes made in production that could impact the
Disaster Recovery program and then engages the appropriate IT
subject matter experts and project teams to update recovery
procedures. Partners with IT project teams to ensure the Disaster
Recovery requirements are met before a project goes live,
influencing and guiding change. This individual will build and
maintain relationships and services with both internal and external
partners to ensure procedures are in place that are accurate and
effective in the recovery of our systems and applications.
--- Leading the activities of providing new capabilities and
driving value from existing capabilities. Managing projects
throughout the entire systems development lifecycle, ensuring that
Disaster Recovery requirements are defined accurately, recovery
procedures are in place, system configurations are recorded that
meet the defined requirements and execute efficiently. Creating
detailed project plans, coordinates team resources and manages to
overall project timeline. Ensuring that test plans and training
plans are designed and executed successfully, all required system
and user documentation is created accurately, projects are
completed on time and on budget and anticipated business benefits
--- Supporting existing production systems, coordinating related
support and enhancement activities. Defining and prioritizing
problems and requests. Ensure proper testing and business change
management practices and procedures are followed. Ensuring all
support activities are executed on time and on budget.
--- Investigates new tools, applications, and technologies and
determines how these can be used to solve business problems.
Understands business trends and the need for competitive advantage
and ensures the architectural integrity within the enterprise.
SUBSET SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS:
--- Work with other leads on large projects, either as a lead or a
team member coordinating technical resources across multiple
platforms and systems.
--- Ability to manage and coordinate multiple streams of work
simultaneously and effectively resolve issues and conflicts to
ensure timely delivery
--- Communication: Includes Written
--- Dealing with Ambiguity
--- Time Management
--- Problem Solving
--- Customer Focus
QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
--- Ideal candidate has at least 5 years plus experience in
successfully managing projects requiring significant IT
--- Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience in
information systems, computer science, or a related technical
--- Experience with the execution and implementation of
--- Broad understanding of system management, storage and computer
--- Ability to communicate well with user groups, technical
organizations, and management teams utilizing strong presentation
skills combined with solid technical background.
--- Able to work as a team player in a collaborative
--- PMP/ITIL certification a plus.
--- Highly organized and detail oriented.
--- Some travel may be required.
--- Experience working in a complex Disaster Recovery Program.
--- Lead Systems Administrator technical experience with Windows,
Linux, Solaris, NetBackup, Networking and Storage systems
--- Create and maintain technical documentation
Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the
telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or
This role requires regular in-office presence, including to engage
in in-person team interaction, meetings and collaboration, client
support, mentoring, coaching, and/or feedback. However, this role
can perform duties effectively using a combination of in-office and
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and
responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be
a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and
responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's
Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider
individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills,
abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part
of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a
strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to
complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based
on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry,
physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes
pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related
to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status,
military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status,
medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics),
genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression,
sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by
federal, state or local laws.
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