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Senior IT Administrator/IT Administrator (Middleware)

Date: Jul 21, 2022

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16530

Company: Erie Insurance

  Division or Field Office:

Information Technology Division

Department of Position: Infrastructure Admn & Ops Dept

Work from:

Corporate Office, Erie PA

 

At Erie Insurance, you’re not just part of a Fortune 500 company; you’re also a valued member of a diverse and inclusive team that includes more than 5,000 employees and over 2,200 independent agencies.  Our Employees work in the Home Office complex located in Erie, PA, and in our Field Offices that span 12 states and the District of Columbia.  To attract and retain the best talent, we reward our team members with competitive salaries and a very generous benefits package.

Position Summary

Performs administration of networks, systems and databases which affect critical enterprise platforms that cross the organization and that impact a significant number of stakeholders. May develop complex, enterprise wide solutions and/or introduce new vendor relationships and/or new technology. May perform duties in one or more of the following disciplines: Database System Network Middleware.

 

This opportunity is for an IT Administrator or Senior IT Administrator and there is 1 position available.

In addition to the minimum qualifications, the following technologies are strongly preferred:

  • Proficiency with IBM Message Queue and IBM Message Broker
  • Proficiency with TSO, JCL, SMP/E, PQEdit
  • Knowledge of USS, REXX, Linux

Duties and Responsibilities

Performs administration of networks, systems and databases including investigation and diagnostics of problems that are deep in multiple technologies and/or platforms and seeks root cause analysis in related domains. Completes projects/outcomes of high complexity.

 

Installs new network server hardware and other devices. Performs complex upgrades, troubleshoots and fixes of network hardware and software issues.

 

Implements, maintains, modifies and supports assigned applications. Works in conjunction with appropriate IT staff to complete project plans, define project scope and participates in systems integration activities.

 

Ensures maintenance of system, tracks systems performance regularly and identifies performance issues and tuning opportunities; recommends improvements where applicable.

 

Effectively communicates with customers, team members or other stakeholders to ensure successful outcomes.

 

Participates as a team member and contributes to team projects. Mentors less senior staff members and provides peer review and technical oversight.

 

Assists in setting technical direction and strategy; provides insight to help inform leaders.

 

The first six duties listed are the functions identified as essential to the job. Essential functions are those job duties that must be performed in order for the job to be accomplished.

 

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other duties as requested by their supervisor, or as become clear.

Competencies

Self-Development
Collaborates
Cultivates Innovation
Instills Trust
Decision Quality
Values Diversity
Nimble Learning
Customer Focus
Optimizes Work Processes
Ensures Accountability
Coding And Converting
Information Management Skills
Job-Specific Knowledge
Proofing Text And Numbers
Using Tables And Graphs

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in IT, MIS, Business or related field, plus five years' related experience, or;

 

Associate's degree in a technical field, plus seven years' related experience, or;

 

High School Diploma plus nine years' related experience

Physical Requirements

Lifting 0-20 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Lifting 20-50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Lifting Over 50 lbs; Rarely
Driving; Occasional (<20%)
Pushing/Pulling; Rarely
Manual Keying/Data Entry; Frequent (50-80%)
Climbing; Rarely


Nearest Major Market: Erie