November 5, 2018

Senior Systems Administrator – Houston

Shaw Systems Associates, LLC., an established software development company with a rapidly growing cloud offering, is seeking a motivated senior systems administrator who is a highly organized and reliable team member to work full time in our Houston, TX office. Candidate must have experience in server administration, virtualization, information security, storage systems, colocations, networking, firewalls, and cloud computing. Candidate will also require the skills and abilities to identify, troubleshoot and resolve potential problems in hardware configurations and applications. Local candidates strongly preferred.


  • Administer/troubleshoot the company’s growing VMware and Cloud platforms
  • Provide a stable environment with Microsoft Windows, SQL, IIS, Windows Scripting, and related technologies
  • Support LANs, WANs, Internet, and intranet systems
  • Maintain system efficiency
  • Troubleshoot problems reported by users
  • Make recommendations for future upgrades
  • Maintain network and system security
  • Analyze and isolate issues
  • Identify user needs
  • Maintain integrity of the network, server deployment and security
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in systems administration
  • 3 years’ experience architecting and support Azure environments
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with VMware technologies including vSphere 5.0+, vCenter
  • Windows 2008 R2 – 2016, SQL Server 2008 R2 – 2016, Windows 10
  • O365 administration experience a must
  • Extensive experience with Cisco firewalls and routers
  • Experience with Active Directory/group policy
  • At least 5 years’ experience with DNS
  • Process and network monitoring experience a must
  • Lotus Notes experience a plus
  • Microsoft and Cisco certifications a plus
  • Experience supporting application developers using java and .net technologies
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines and priorities
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or similar field a plus
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills

Please mail, fax, or email your resume to:

Shaw Systems Associates
Employment Opportunity
6200 Savoy Drive, Suite 1000
Houston, TX 77036
Fax: 804-272-1727