Hire a System administrator

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As an IT recruitment agency in Denmark, we understand the importance of finding the right talent for key roles such as System Administrator. In this crucial position, specialists will be responsible for maintaining and optimizing computer systems and networks for businesses across the Danish IT industry.

System administrators require hard skills such as expertise in operating systems, networking, security, storage management, virtualization, and scripting to manage complex computer systems effectively. These skills enable them to ensure the security and reliability of IT infrastructures.

Soft skills are a critical aspect to highlight in the resume of a System Administrator as they demonstrate the ability to communicate with team members and end-users, troubleshoot system issues efficiently, manage multiple tasks and deadlines, handle unexpected issues, and work collaboratively with other IT professionals.

System Administrator skills

  • Operating Systems: Proficiency in various operating systems, including Windows Server, Linux, Unix, and macOS.
  • Virtualization: Knowledge of virtualization technologies such as VMware, Hyper-V, and VirtualBox, including experience in setting up and managing virtual machines.
  • Network Administration: Understanding of network infrastructure, including experience in configuring routers, switches, firewalls, and other network devices.
  • Server Administration: Experience in setting up, configuring, and managing server hardware and software, including web servers, application servers, and database servers.
  • Backup and Recovery: Knowledge of backup and recovery technologies, including experience in configuring and managing backup systems, disaster recovery plans, and business continuity plans.
  • Scripting and Automation: Experience in using scripting languages such as PowerShell, Bash, and Python to automate tasks and streamline workflows.
  • Security: Knowledge of cybersecurity concepts and best practices, including experience in implementing security controls such as firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, and antivirus software.
  • Cloud Computing: Familiarity with cloud computing platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP), including experience in deploying and managing applications on these platforms.
  • Monitoring and Alerting: Experience in setting up and configuring monitoring systems to ensure the availability and performance of systems, including using tools such as Nagios, Zabbix, and SolarWinds.
  • Troubleshooting: Ability to troubleshoot technical issues that arise, including identifying and resolving hardware and software problems, and diagnosing and resolving network issues.
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System administrator
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System Administrator responsibilities

  • Installing and configuring software and hardware: This involves installing and configuring operating systems, applications, and other software, as well as setting up and configuring hardware such as servers, storage devices, and network devices.
  • Maintaining system performance: This involves monitoring system performance, identifying and resolving performance issues, and optimizing system performance through configuration changes and hardware upgrades.
  • Ensuring system security: This involves implementing security measures such as firewalls, antivirus software, and intrusion detection systems to protect against cyber threats and other security risks.
  • Backing up and recovering data: This involves implementing backup and recovery procedures to ensure that data is protected in case of hardware failure, software errors, or other disasters.
  • Managing user accounts and permissions: This involves creating and managing user accounts, assigning permissions, and ensuring that users have the access they need to do their jobs while maintaining security.
  • Troubleshooting technical issues: This involves identifying and resolving technical issues that arise, including hardware and software problems, network issues, and performance issues.
  • Providing technical support: This involves providing technical support to users, including responding to help desk tickets, answering questions, and resolving issues.
  • Documenting systems and processes: This involves documenting system configurations, processes, and procedures, including creating technical documentation, user manuals, and other instructional materials.
  • Keeping up-to-date with new technologies: This involves staying up-to-date with new technologies and trends in system administration, including attending conferences, training sessions, and reading technical publications.
  • Collaborating with other IT professionals: This involves working closely with other IT professionals, including software developers, network engineers, and security specialists, to ensure that systems are integrated and work together seamlessly.

Common System Administration terms

System Administrator salary

The average salary for a system administrator in 2023 per month in Denmark is 46 Kkr per month.

  • An entry level system administrator (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of 468.879 kr. per year.
  • A senior level system administrator (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of 824.768 kr. per year.
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