• Systems Administrator

    Job Locations US-AL-BIRMINGHAM
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    The Systems Administrator is responsible for installation, configuration, backup and maintenance of the organization's computer systems. This role is responsible for the implementation, support and assessment of systems as determined by the Manager of Infrastructure and/or as instructed by the Sr. Systems Administrator. Performs advanced trouble shooting of systems, associated network connectivity, and services. Leads the identification of problems and provides solutions to remediate or mitigate systems and or associated processes. Provides input on the redesign and configuration of systems and associated system applications and services. Investigates and analyzes feasibility of system requirements and develops system specifications. Provides a high level of service to the customers of the department and maintains a sense of urgency on all tasks. This role participates in an on-call rotation to support stores, ecommerce and onsite/remote users.


    Manages the day-to-day operations of Hibbett Wintel/Linux systems by monitoring system performance, configuration, maintenance and repair. Applies revisions to system firmware and software. Works with vendors to assist support activities

    Manages the backup of local Wintel & Linux data through the use of the TSM toolset, validates backup jobs are completed and/or perform troubleshooting of failed jobs and ensures Hibbett is in a ready state in the event of requiring the recovery of data due to local or enterprise wide disaster occurring.

    Implements new system and application implementation plans, custom scripts and testing procedures to ensure operational reliability

    Performs troubleshooting as required. As such, leads problem-solving efforts often involving outside vendors and other support personnel and/or organizations

    Ensures high availability and acceptable levels of performance of mission critical computer resources

    Maintain and follow procedures to maintain security and protect systems

    Stays current with technological developments in systems administration technology and recommends ways for Hibbett to take advantage of new technology

    Insuring reliability and availability of hardware and software components that provide: Fault tolerance; Load balancing; Disaster recovery methods such as backup and restore          

    Supports and manages store voicemail and email systems


    Protect the company’s assets and financial information by ensuring the accuracy and effectiveness of internal control procedures, and informing management of potential fraud risk


    Bachelor's degree (B. A., B.S.) from four-year college or university; or four to six years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

    Current MCSE certification preferred.


    Must be familiar with most of the following:

    • Microsoft Server Operating Systems 2008,2012,2016
    • Linux / Ubuntu 12.04, 14.04, 16.04
    • VMWare/Horizons
    • Office 365 E3 Suite
    • Microsoft Teams / Planner
    • Cloud Based Computing Transition
    • Cisco UCS Blade Servers
    • EMC VNX SAN/Unity
    • Microsoft Active Directory 2008/2012/2016
    • Microsoft SQL Server Standard and Enterprise
    • Microsoft Failover Clustering
    • Veeam Management
    • Powershell Scripting and Automation
    • IBM TSM v 7.1.3
    • ServiceNow


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