Operations System Administrator

Employer
Digital Realty
Location
Ashburn, VA
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Tracking Code 1169 Job Description POSITION: Operations System Administrator Opportunity Snapshot This position offers you the opportunity to expand your skills, knowledge and experience in data center infrastructure management and operations applications as you join a growing and dynamic team with the largest data center solution provider for the world's leading enterprises. You will be directly involved with managing our global Customer Portal, our Integrated Work Management System (IWMS) application ("Insite") and other operational systems throughout our global operation. You will be involved throughout the entire lifecycle of each system launch, including gathering requirements, running tests, validating results and ensuring each solution is working per plan. Reporting directly to the Director of Operations Management Systems, you will be responsible for the end-to-end support of all systems supporting operations and you'll work with a variety of internal partners including Operations, Security, Customer Service and others to drive improvements. We have team members throughout the country and internationally and your ability to successfully collaborate with remote colleagues will be key. Although you'll work a typical Monday-Friday schedule, there may be occasional meetings that are conducted in the evening or early morning to accommodate other time zones. We are proactive about helping our people grow and develop and thus you'll be exposed to new methodologies, tools and technical skills. Business Intelligence is a key component to our successful future, and as Digital Realty continues to grow, we'll be looking for proven players to move up. The RequirementsA bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field from an accredited college or university, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.A minimum of three years of prior experience in business intelligence and/or similar field, with emphasis in the areas of designing, building, deploying, and maintaining reporting / application solutions.Experience and familiarity with the following technologies, systems and techniques:Hardware and NetworkAgile Scrum methodologySQL Server 2005, 2008 or 2012; including SSIS, SSAS, SSRSSQL and Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)Team Foundation Server (TFS) or Visual SourceSafe (VSS)PerformancePoint ServicesFacility Management Applications (Planon, Infor EAM, Maximo, Tririga, etc.)Customer PortalsCustomer Relationship Management systemsExperience working and developing in multiple environments and with a deployment team supporting hardware and network requirements.Strong communication skills and the ability to translate complex technical information to a variety of business professionals.A background in data centers, real estate, IT consulting and CAD could all be a strong fit. The Role As a member of the company's Operations Systems Team, the Operations System Administrator is responsible for day to day application support required to ensure the operations platform has the highest availability and data integrity possible. Serving as the Subject Matter Expert on Operation's systems including diagnosing, reporting, tracking and resolving quality issues; as well as user administration.Maintaining multiple Task Specific Interfaces (TSI) information relative to physical property and equipment data.Cross-referencing data between multiple sites and ensuring accurate data exists in all tables.Correlating data from and to multiple systems, including but not limited to contract management and accounting systems.Liaising with internal departments, including Operations, IT, Sales, Customer Service and other departments to ensure proper maintenance of dataManaging vendor relations including working with system representatives on system issues and enhancements.Producing detailed analysis from operational systems including but not limited to reporting on space and asset related business items and presenting findings to company management.Maintain application support documentation, gather and document requirements and write user guides.Provide user training.Testing configuration changes in the development environment prior to releasing changes to the production environment. Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities. Keys to Success In addition to your technical skills and ability to build solutions from a set of requirements, in order to excel in this role you will be driven and eager to learn new technologies and skills. We're looking for someone who is proactive and can work both independently and as part of a team. You will have the skills to check and document your own work, write queries, check-in code, perform testing, and ensure the application is running correctly. You'll work to reduce development time and work estimates and stay within the budget throughout each project. You will have access to the latest development tools to support the company's internal and external business needs-continuous learning and skill development is a priority here. You'll need to have a positive, fun-loving attitude and a strong work ethic in order to succeed in this dynamic role. We value work/life balance and strive to promote a collaborative and enjoyable work environment. Digital Realty: Where the cloud lives and business thrivesWe built the global standard for technical real estate, developing a unique capability to acquire, manage, and scale data center campuses. Now, Digital Realty is building a unique ecosystem of open solutions that power customer growth through exceptional service on a foundation of unrivaled data center expertise. The new Digital Realty combines unparalleled data center services, carrier-dense interconnection, real estate acumen, and financial strength to create unique power of choice and value when and where our customers need it. Our MissionTo provide our customers with the trusted foundation for the digital world Our VisionTo build a network of connected campuses and internet gateways that become the heart of the internet and cloud, powering growth and prosperity for customers, employees and shareholders. Our ValuesGuide our decisions and actions every day-above all else, we value customers, excellence, talent, teamwork and success. About Digital RealtyDigital Realty Trust, Inc. supports the data center and colocation strategies of more than 2,000 firms across its secure, network-rich portfolio of data centers located throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Digital Realty's clients include companies of all sizes, ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology services, to manufacturing, energy, gaming, life sciences and consumer productsDigital Realty is a publicly traded company (NYSE: DLR) with investment grade ratings from all three major ratings agencies. Digital Realty offers a highly competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and an environment that recognizes and rewards your contributions. Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer, EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to any employee of Digital Realty and its subsidiaries. Digital Realty is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited referrals. Job Location Ashburn, Virginia, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular