Systems Administrator

Posted: 01/20/2023


Information Technologies

Position Type

Full Time



Reports to

Director of Information Security

Rayburn is a growing generation and transmission (G&T) cooperative. We are looking to add to our dynamic organization of high performing people who carry high accountability and ownership of Rayburn’s core values of respect, integrity, excellence, and innovation, and are creative to meet the challenging demands of their role.

General Summary

Responsible for ensuring the stable operation of Rayburn Country Electric Cooperative, Inc.’s (Rayburn) in-house systems including planning, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and monitoring all software and hardware.  Analyze and resolve end user hardware and software computer problems in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide end user training where required.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities / Knowledge

  • Manages multiple priorities and work effectively in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Install and upgrade computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes.
  • Troubleshoots hardware and software errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing impact of issues.
  • Provides documentation and technical specifications to IT staff for planning and implementing new or upgrades of IT infrastructure.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of Windows servers, ability to install and configure Windows systems and servers, configure user access and maintain system reliability and data security through deployment and migration.
  • Maintains patch management of servers, workstations, laptops, wireless APs, and iDevices.
  • Assists in development and management of Rayburn’s Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Standards and other cyber security needs.
  • Maintains proper inventory of Rayburn’s in-house systems and hardware.
  • Administers and maintains end user accounts, permissions, access rights.
  • Supports desktop and helpdesk support efforts to ensure all desktop applications, workstations, and related equipment problems are resolved in a timely manner with limited disruptions.
  • Assists Rayburn personnel and Board Members with various device/software issues as needed.
  • Maintains broad working knowledge of Microsoft Systems, VMWare, and Adobe applications, including certifications.
  • Use tools to monitor Windows systems and servers, perform system backups according to company standards.
  • Subject to on call after normal business hours as business needs dictate.

Key Accountabilities

  • Complies with all policies, procedures and confidentiality requirements or obligations, including those inherent in this position, effective as a result of employment with Rayburn.
  • Timely shares complete information with others including Rayburn management and staff, contractors, and other third parties, as required.
  • Timely provides Rayburn management with complete reports on work and tasks performed as such reports are requested or required.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by supervisor or executive management.

Job Specifications / Skills Required

Education: Bachelors or higher in computer related degree is preferred
Experience: 4+ years of experience with Microsoft Windows 10 and Microsoft Server maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Evidence of the practice of a high-level confidentiality
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment; willing to assist others
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office applications skills, e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Outlook
  • Proficient with various software programs
  • Excellent record keeping
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail oriented
    Certifications: A+, MCSA Server 2012 or 2016, MCSA Office 365 is preferred
    • Proficient with various software programs
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Able to work effectively in a team environment; willing to assist others
    • Evidence of an aptitude for critical thinking
    • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
    Physical Demands
    • Ability to sit for extended periods of time at a computer workstation.
    • Ability to perform repetitive motions in order to use a computer keyboard, test equipment and operate hand tools.
    • Specific vision abilities required include: close vision, distance vision, ability to distinguish between colors, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
    • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; open file cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.



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