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Systems Administrator I/II/Systems Engineer
Post Date: 01/06/2022
Close Date: 01/20/2022
Company:
Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.
400 N 4th St. Bismarck ND 58501
701-222-7719

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https://jobs.mdu.com

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https://jobs.mdu.com/PositionDetail.aspx?ID=23238

Salary:
$70,000 and above

Location:
Bismarck

Job Description:
Responsible for placing safety as #1 priority in day-to-day work routine for self and others. This position will focus on working closely with other team members to provide day-to-day operation support for Distribution SCADA, Distribution Management System (DMS), Outage Management System (OMS), and related communication systems including the installation, configuration, testing, maintenance and monitoring of the assigned hardware, operating system software, security systems best practices and file structures of these systems. Effectively works and interacts with engineering support staff and regional and field operations as needed.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Software patching and updates;
• Review, test and implementation of vendor and 3rd party software and patch releases;
• Support in software and/or hardware upgrades for the DSCADA/DMS/OMS systems;
• Implement cyber security best practices including management of port and services;
• Work with the EIT security team as needed to review and implement cyber security tools;
• Work with the vendor and various EIT groups to help support the interfaces between the DSCADA/DMS/OMS and other business systems;
• Support the hardware and VM platforms including backups and snapshots
• Help the end users with support requests, access issues and other technical support issues as needed.

Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum Requirements All Levels:
Requires knowledge of systems administration, programming, and networking at a level normally acquired through the completion of a four-year degree in computer science or engineering.

Additional Requirements for Systems Administrator II:
• Four years related work experience for various operating systems, security systems, file structures, servers and PC hardware.

Additional Requirements for Systems Administrator Sr.:
• Six years of progressively responsible experience for various operating systems, security systems, file structures, servers and PC hardware.
Other Requirements
• Must be legally authorized to work in the United States, no sponsorships considered.
• Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background checks.
• Required to maintain a valid driver’s license.

Key Skills & Competencies
• Strong analytic and problem solving skills.
• Good listening, oral, and written communications skills.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers and to work as a team.
• Experience in systems administration, programming, and networking in a business environment.
• Knowledge in virtual environments
• Exercise good judgment.
• Knowledge of software development and relational database environments
• Motivation to keep abreast of the constantly changing technology environment
• Knowledge of various computer operating system especially Windows and Linux
Preferred Qualifications
• Microsoft certification
• CISCO certification
• Prior experience with or exposure to electric SCADA

How To Apply
Apply online at jobs.mdu.com or fax completed application to 701-222-7821.

Contact Information:
Apply online at jobs.mdu.com or fax completed application to 701-222-7821.
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