System Admin Specialist in Lincoln, RI at Amica

Date Posted: 11/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Lincoln, RI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/24/2019

Job Description

Systems Administration Specialist (Corporate Information Systems)
25 Amica Way,
Lincoln, RI 02888

Want to turn your IT expertise into customer solutions?
The feeling is mutual

Responsibilities:

• Implement, configure, upgrade and maintain System Administration infrastructure, hardware and software, and associated vendor software on all platforms to support business requirements at an optimum level. This includes capacity-planning analysis to project future requirements.
• Work primarily on Message Queue
• Utilize hardware and software tools to monitor and control the performance, reliability and availability of System Administration resources. This includes the identification, diagnosis and resolution of operating system anomalies.
• Assist with developing, implementing and testing backup and recovery procedures for critical System Administration resources.
• Interact with vendors to implement technical solutions and diagnose system malfunctions and disruptions.
• Interact with appropriate areas to identify and evaluate the impact of business and technology projects on System Administration resources.
• Provides coverage and support of the operating system environment and acts as technical resource to support the Help Desk, CIS staff, and other corporate entities.
• Conduct research and attend training and/or industry seminars to stay abreast of current and emerging technologies.

Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 4 years’ experience or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
• Committed to continuous learning including, but not limited to training sessions or seminars related to the assigned role.
• Ability to effectively break down and prioritize work independently.
• Ability to identify challenges and risks to the completion of work and effectively communicate those to the appropriate personnel.

• Experience in IBM MQ on a distributed platform

• Capable of completing routine work independently including conducting research and using appropriate problem solving skills, seeking assistance from others only in more unfamiliar situations.
• Basic understanding of impacts of changes across teams.
• Ability to communicate effectively within the section, assigned project teams, and other impacted sections or project teams to provide details about planned work, completed work and next steps.

Perks and Benefits:

• Paid vacation, holidays and sick days
• Generous leave programs, including paid parental bonding leave
• Medical, dental, vision coverage, short- and long-term disability, and life insurance
• Generous employer contribution to 401(k) retirement plan and pension plan
• Opportunities for advancement in a successful and growing company

About Amica

Amica Mutual Insurance Company is America’s oldest mutual insurer of automobiles. A direct national writer, Amica also offers home, marine and umbrella insurance. Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary, provides life insurance and retirement solutions. Amica was founded on the principles of creating peace of mind and building enduring relationships for and with our exceptionally loyal policyholders, a mission that thousands of employees in offices nationwide share and support.

Equal Opportunity Policy: All qualified applicants who are authorized to work in the United States will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability or sexual orientation. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of age with respect to individuals who are 40 years of age or older. Employees are subject to the provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act.


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