IT Administrator

Job Title: IT Administrator

Location: Austin, TX

Job Summary:

Salient is an industry leader of enterprise Security Solutions that raises the bar for anytime, anywhere access for video surveillance. We are in the process of expanding our Support Services Department to better assist our internal customers. The successful candidate will want to join an exciting fast-paced environment and have the opportunity to develop their skills and grow with our organization. A strong desire to provide an awesome customer experience and a fun, entrepreneurial spirit, as well as, initiative are key elements of the Salient environment.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The IT Administrator will be primarily responsible for managing the day to day operations of Salient’s server and network infrastructure. This will include monitoring, optimization, updating, troubleshooting and repair. This role will be expected to develop new system and application implementation, work with vendors to support business tools such as hosted exchange and telecommuters, set and deliver on RTO and RPO targets, as well as determine threat’s and vulnerabilities and create mitigation strategies for them. The IT Administrator will verify RTO and RPO objectives by testing and verifying backups, ensuring UPS systems and shutdown procedures are functional, and respond to health monitoring events. This role will require staying current with technological developments in systems administration technology and able to make recommendations for ways Salient can take advantage of these advances. The IT Administrator will collaborate with IT Desktop support to ensure that interoperations of business software and endpoints are as smooth as possible. Positions in this classification may perform all or some of the responsibilities above as well as other related duties as assigned. This position reports to the Director of Support Services. No travel required.

Job Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 5+ years of complex system design, implementation and support experience
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Highly Motivated and able to respond to emergency situations effectively
  • Well organized and able to document complex design activities
  • Various certifications preferred (Network+, Server+, CCNA, CCNP, MCSE, VCP-DCV)
  • Graduation from an accredited two-year college or technical school. Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.
  • Knowledge of Server Computer Hardware and Software; IP-based Networking, and Microsoft Windows Operating Systems.
  • Expertise in Windows, Linux, VmWare, various databases, Cisco, and EMC SAN systems in a datacenter environment

In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will be trust worthy, credible and a self-starter that possesses strong troubleshooting/analytical/problem solving skills, has excellent leadership and/or teamwork, and demonstrates the ability successfully complete projects on schedule.


Salary is commensurate with experience. Salient Systems provides an excellent benefits package which includes company provided health, optional employee paid dental, vision, AD&D, LTD and more.

Working Environment:

Work based in our Austin-based HQ office.

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