India / India / / Mumbai


#: 97166-en_US / 97166



System Administrator – 97166

Gracenote – India Mumbai, Maharashtra 



Responsibilities for System Administrator


  • Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, servers, virtualization, and Network.
  • Install and upgrade computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing the impact of issues
  • Provide documentation and technical specifications to IT staff for planning and implementing new or upgrades of IT infrastructure
  • Lead desktop and helpdesk support efforts, making sure all desktop applications, workstations, and related equipment problems are resolved in a timely manner with limited disruptions
  • Manage virtual and physical servers with Windows Server 2012 R2 – 2016 R2 and RHEL operating systems
  • Manage Active Directory, server, and workstation patching with SCCM
  • Have familiarity with MS SQL Server, windows clustering, domain controller setup, and group policy
  • Ensure the security of the server infrastructure by implementing industry best practices regarding privacy, security, and regulatory compliance.
  • Manage end-user accounts, permissions, access rights, and storage allocations in accordance with best practices
  • Perform and test routine system backups and restores.
  • Anticipate, mitigate, identify, troubleshoot, and correct hardware and software issues on servers, and workstations. Escalate incidents as necessary.
  • Practice server asset management, including maintenance of server component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information.
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform software and hardware upgrades, patches and reconfigurations.
  • Manage the physical environment of the server racks including cable management, documentation, labeling, and configuration of KVM switching for console and remote access.
  • Build and deploy new servers on the network as needed.
  • Have familiarity with NAS and SAN storage management, and MS DFS

System Administrator Requirements


  • Familiarity with SQL and database operations.
  • Microsoft MCSE , VMWare, or similar certification.
  • Hands on Public & Pvt Cloud  like AWS, Azure  
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • 3-5 years of database, network administration, or system administration experience
  • Working knowledge of virtualization, VMWare, or equivalent
  • Experience with scripting and automation tools



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Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Mumbai,Maharashtra