Internship - Server Administrator

US-MO-Columbia
7 days ago(1/10/2018 7:02 PM)
ID
2018-2182
# of Openings
1
Category
Internship

Overview

MFA Oil Company is a growing, farmer-owned energy supply cooperative with a long record of success. Founded in 1929, we have grown to become one of the country’s leading propane, refined fuel and lubricant suppliers and we are looking for people with the right blend of experience and knowledge to join our team.

To participate as a team member and support resource for the MFA Oil server and infrastructure. Server infrastructure includes all company-wide PC’s, handheld’s, laptops, servers and PC-based point of sale systems.  This role provides administration, troubleshooting and implementation of windows based servers, active directory and scripting on such systems. Will need to provision new servers on VMWare and actively work on AD components as needed.

We offer competitive compensation plans, profit sharing and affordable benefit options. If you want to work for a company that invests in employee development and offers opportunities for advancement, join the MFA Oil team today!

MFA Oil Company is an Equal Opportunity/Drug-Free Employer.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Implement new systems as needed and approved.
  • Research solutions and problems as necessary.
  • Administer the VMWare ESXi/vSphere/vCops server infrastructure, including any host systems or physical servers/chassis.
  • Provide administration of any/all server and workstation systems, including backups, updates, database, internet server, scripting, FTP and email systems as needed.
  • Assist in decommission of End-of-Life server systems as needed.
  • Provide remote administration, implementation and management of all distributed systems in a large geographic footprint.
  • Travel to remote sites or training as needed, including overnight, not to exceed 25% travel.
  • Helpdesk support and Tier II break/fix support as needed.
  • Know and adhere to company policies and procedures.
  • Follow posted work schedule, and adhere to proper clocking procedures to accurately reflect hours worked.
  • Maintain timely and professional communication with management, employees, and customers. Keep supervisor informed of any problems and/or any issues that need attention.
  • Participate in and contribute to MFA Oil’s formalized internship program.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • A current student or May graduate of current year, majoring in IT related field.
  • At least one year of experience/education in the above system administration primary disciplines preferred.
  • Ability to accept and embrace accountability and be comfortable working in a strong team
  • Ability to understand the need for change management and a structured system for technological implementations and management.
  • Basic knowledge of networking systems.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • Must meet Company requirements, including successful background and MVR check, and drug test.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand the English language to communicate with customers, coworkers, and supervisors

Preferred Skills

Preferred Skills:

 

  • Ability to meet deadlines with a high degree of time management skills
  • Ability to grasp new concepts quickly
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential
  • Able to perform detail work with accuracy and grasp new concepts quickly
  • Ability to work well with others and at a fast pace.
  • Ability to set priorities and goals and develop plans for achieving them.

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