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US Houston, Texas: Lead Systems Administrator - United States

Halliburton UK • Houston, TX

Posted 11 days ago

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Oil Refining - Petroleum - Drilling


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Job Description

We are looking for the right people people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the worlds largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.


Under broad direction, assists in supervising other systems administrators and provides basic job training and guidance on a regular basis.


Applies change management processes to install and maintain the company's infrastructure systems by installing, tuning, and patching operating system and application software under established guidelines. Assesses and resolves server and network issues via the Trouble Ticket process and utilizes appropriate vendor and site contacts as necessary. Coordinates with the server architecture team and disseminates relevant information to the group. Supervises others; allocates and monitors work, coordinates similar activities within a functional area. Interprets and applies directions originating at a higher level. Job tasks, correctly performed, impact indirectly on cost containment, efficiency, profitability or operations.


Skills are typically acquired through completion of an undergraduate degree in an IT related discipline or equivalent related work experience and 6+  years of experience in systems administration which includes experience in a corporate IT environment. Leadership and team building training desired.

Preferred working knowledge in:

  • Virtualization administration including VMware: vSphere (vCenter), ESXi, and VDI
  • Working knowledge on VIO and VRA environments
  • Experience implementing virtualization solutions for a global enterprise
  • Troubleshooting virtualization issues including hosts, virtual machines, networking and storage
  • Experience with Powershell and/or any scripting tools, and MS Excel
  • Experience documenting operational processes and procedures
  • Experience with hardware such as HP Proliant servers/blades, VCE vBlock, EMC storage

Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


9949 West Sam Houston Parkway, Houston, Texas, 77064, United States

Job Details

Requisition Number: 44837  
Experience Level: Experienced Hire 
Job Family: Information Technology 
Product Service Line: Information Technology  
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Additional Locations for this position: 

Compensation Information
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Job ID: 1248754
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