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Systems Administration Manager / NR2055

Position Description:

For more than 40 years, Pharmavite has been a trusted leader in the wellness industry, recognized for providing quality vitamins, minerals and supplements and all natural snacks under our Nature Made and SOYJOY brand names. 

Our mission is People creating new products for better health worldwide. 

Our vision is inspiring the healthiest you through more complete nutrition…Wherever you are in life.   

As a member of the Pharmavite team, employees enjoy competitive salaries and an exceptional benefits package featuring medical, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, and long term disability coverage. In addition, employees enjoy educational assistance, credit union membership, substantial discounts on our products, and 11 paid holidays per year.

We currently are seeking a dynamic, strategic, and innovative Systems Administration Manager. This key position will be based in our corporate offices in Northridge, CA (So. CA).

Position Summary:

This position manages the Pharmavite ITS Systems Group. The ITS Systems Group is responsible for all Server (Windows, Linux, AIX, OS400), Storage and Oracle Database administration and support, including computer room facilities and environmentals.

Responsibilities:

Achieves results and brings out the best in people by:

  • Establishing job design and ensuring appropriate staffing to deliver the department'sstrategic operating plan and short-term objectives.
  • Communicating department goals and objectives and cascading them to others, ensuring workload is distributed appropriately to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Maintaining two way dialogues with direct reports on work and results.
  • Interpreting and ensuring Company policies and procedures are understood and consistently followed by others.
  • Collaboratively creating development plans and coaching individuals in achieving them.
  • Working within the people management systems in the Company to develop others (performance management, rewards, and selection process).
  • Creating an energizing work environment that supports the Company's high performance culture while ensuring an efficient and flexible organization.
  • Manages and plans the activities of assigned staff, service providers and/or user personnel in support of:
    • Windows servers at all locations (including DNS, file/print servers, storage, production applications, virtualization, high availability, and Disaster Recovery).
    • Linux servers at all locations (including production applications, virtualization, high availability, and Disaster Recovery).
    • OS400 servers at all locations (including production applications, virtualization, job scheduling, high availability, and Disaster Recovery).
    • Enterprise Storage at all locations (including planning, provision and performance tuning).
    • Oracle Databases at all locations (including maintaining users, reports, data integrity, backups and performance).
    • IT Facilities (including computer room environmentals, layout, moves, adds, and changes)
  • Responsible for all departmental systems management including job scheduling, backup and recovery, security administration, report management, patch management, capacity planning, alert notifications, user administration, and operational support.
  • Responsible for all departmental administrative functions including project management, change management, problem management, resource allocation, vendor management, budget management, and preparation of capital expenditure requests.
  • Partners with the other ITS teams to define and maintain ITS architectural and hardware/ software standards.
  • Participates in the evaluation and recommendation of new technologies.
  • Generates periodic performance and capacity planning reports for all areas of responsibility.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent.A four year college or university degree is preferred.

Certification:

Related industry certifications preferred.

Experience:

  • Requires minimum of 5 years experience in the development and support of systems in client-server, mid-range and/or enterprise server environments.
  • Also including a minimum of2 years supervisory/management experience and 3-5 years technical experience supporting Windows, UNIX, and OS400 server platforms,, replication software, and virtualization software such as VMWare.
  • Experience must include the ability to attract, motivate and direct professional technical teams and personnel.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Requires:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the technical systems implementation life cycle, hardware / telecommunications / network / personal computer analysis, procurement and installation, file access methods, system utilities, development tools, system software packages and software packages used to monitor and support technical systems.
  • Thorough understanding of Systems administration, Lotus Notes administration, and all Microsoft Office products.
  • Requires multi-tasking and organizational skills, as well as stress management skills.
  • Expertise in large-scale project management.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in order to effectively interact with all levels of the organization (including IT professionals).
  • Must be on-call and available on a 24/7 basis.

Physical Requirements:

General office environment, ability to sit for long periods of time. Ability to move about an office.

Environment:

Exposure to disagreeable elements is negligible.

Safety:

The incumbent must be able to perform this job safely without endangering the health or safety of self or others.

Supervisory Responsibility:

Incumbent has direct supervisory responsibility for six to ten employees.

Pharmavite is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V

Visit our Product Web Sites:

http://www.naturemade.com/

http://www.soyjoy.com/

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JOB SUMMARY
  • Location:
    Northridge, CA 91325
  • Job Status/Type:
    Full Time
    Employee
  • Job Category:
    IT/Software Development
  • Occupation:
    Network and Server Administration
  • Career Level:
    Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
  • Industries:
    Consumer Packaged Goods Manufacturing
  • Reference Code:
    2055
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