Company Name: Franklin PUD
Phone Number: (509) 546-5954
City: Pasco
State/Provence: Washington
Zip: 99302
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Information Technology / IS and Application Support
Posting Start Date: June 21, 2016
Salary: $67,105 - $93,946
Salary Per: Per Year
Work Time Type: Hours


The IT Systems Administrator II is responsible for the design, implementation, support and overall integrity of the District’s information systems, IT infrastructure and Microsoft Windows Domain.  This position requires in-depth knowledge of domain administration, storage solutions, backups, ESX, VMware and sub-technologies required to maintain and support the District’s network domain.


1.      Manages and maintains the day to day operation and maintenance of the Windows Domain in a virtual server and virtual client based environment.

2.      Administers IT system environment(s) including; Active Directory, Group Policy, WDS-Windows Deployment Services, Windows Server, HTML, Email, File Servers, SAN, ESX, Network Storage, VMware, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, mobile solutions,  data backups, IT business continuity and minimal Linux support.

3.      Provides system administration and database support for Oracle databases, Microsoft SQL databases and reporting services.

4.      Ensures a resilient, secure and accessible database is available at all times by managing database resources, monitoring performance, allocating system storage, upgrades and planning for future storage requirements.

5.      Keeps current with emerging technologies and ensures implementation of industry best practices in systems administration.  Makes recommendations regarding upgrades, acquisition and disposal.

6.      Prepares requisitions for the purchase of various IT related products and follows District procedures in the acquisition of such products.

7.      Responsible for ensuring appropriate security and privacy measures are implemented on technology solutions to protect District data from intentional or accidental misuse.

8.      Provide direction and assistance to staff in the use of new methods, equipment, materials and standards relating to database functions, data sharing and assists in developing and administering budgets to meet these goals.

9.      Ensures that business critical applications and systems are available during District business hours.

10.  Professional behavior: Understands and follows the District’s and supervisor’s expectations regarding appropriate dress, attendance, punctuality, scheduled and unscheduled time off, and appropriate use of District time, equipment and resources.

11.  Teamwork: Supports IT department goals and helps promote a positive team environment. Participates in department meetings, internal committees, or work groups as requested. Actively and positively participates in these meetings to brainstorm, find solutions, and share information.

12.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience Required:

Education and experience: BA/BS in Management Information Systems, Computer Science or field related to functional area.  A minimum of three years specific functional support level experience with the relevant technologies. In lieu of BA/BS, a minimum of an AA/AS with a minimum of five directly related System Administration experience is required. A current associate level IT certification is preferred.

Knowledge, skills and abilities: Ability to stay current with technology and to apply training and experience to District related Information Technology solutions. Ability to learn functional Information Technology work processes of electric utilities. Aptitude and initiative to understand the inner workings of a complex network domain. Possesses in-depth knowledge of Windows Domain, VMware, network backups, storage and server administration. Possesses recent experience with scripting tools to automate daily tasks. Possesses in-depth knowledge of IT principals and industry best practices. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, ability to develop an understanding of the District’s operations and procedures, ability to analyze business problems and opportunities. Must have strong analytical, problem resolution and documentation skills. Ability to multi-task and take initiative. Experience in tracking work/trouble issues with ticketing systems. Experience in documenting technical issues and maintaining knowledge bases.

How to Apply:

Apply online by July 13, 2016.


Posting End Date: July 13, 2016