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Carriage Services Inc.

Founded in 1991, Carriage Services experienced phenomenal growth in the first 21 years. Here’s why.Carriage Services is:    * The leading consolidator of family owned deathcare businesses    * The leading provider of professional funeral and cemetery services and products in the US    * The fourth largest publicly traded deathcare company    * Prepared to serve families from diverse cultural and religious backgrounds    * Focused on providing services which include the planning and coordinati... Read More

Address      3040 Post Oak Blvd. Suite 300 Houston, TX 77056
Website      www.carriageservices.com/
Holding      No Holding Details

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Systems Administrator

t Carriage Services, Inc., we are committed to being the most professional, ethical, and highest quality funeral and cemetery service organization in our industry. It is our belief that the right quality of staff provides the necessary foundation to fuel our high performance culture and allows us to be the best at serving the needs of client families and communities nationwide.
Successful staff members at Carriage are defined as the right people (based on required skills and behavioral competencies, education, and experience) effectively executing the right role (essential job functions) consistently each and every day.

Key Accountabilities:

oMaintains Network Operations by providing technical and administrative support to ensure stability of servers, correct processing of critical applications, and computer/network support relating to software and hardware issues for corporate and field end users.

oSupports business operations by monitoring and evaluating the efficiency of software/hardware usage; adding and maintaining users on the network; installing new software applications or hardware on the network; monitoring and reporting licenses on applications to ensure compliance; ensuring all network patches are applied to all servers; monitoring load balance on servers; recommending improvements in network structure, products, and processes; communicating with and supporting users in developing and using needed technological solutions; and establishing and enforcing organization standards.

oCompletes technology projects by planning and scheduling required resources to maintain an efficient network operation; upgrading current software and hardware; prepares activity reports by collecting, summarizing, analyzing, and quantifying information; planning and maintaining processes and procedures to meet network requirements; and protecting the security of the network as prescribed by Carriage Services policies and procedures.

oContributes to team effort by managing interpersonal relationships in a positive and effective manner accomplishing positive results through cooperative efforts with all departments; and contributing to the achievement of an ethical work environment

oMaintains professional and technical knowledge by maintaining current knowledge of the Company’s specified set of network software and hardware assets; attending educational workshops; furthering formal education; reviewing professional publications; participating in professional associations and establishing personal networks; seeking new methods and technology and benchmarking excellent business practices; and maintaining excellent skills in problem solving.
Requirements     Experience/Education/Certification/Licenses:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business or Engineering preferred.
Minimum 4 - 6 years relevant information technology experience including project management experience.
Certification: Cisco CCNA, Citrix, MCSE and MCSA, Certified Sonicwall Security Administrator and HP ASE are a plus

Essential Job Functions:

Understand and work with the following technologies:

• Software
o Server Operating Systems – Windows 2008/Windows 2008 R2
o EMAIL – Exchange 2010
o System Center Configuration Manager 2007
o Active Directory, User and Computers Management, Sites, Group Policy

o HP Server Hardware: Be able to change system boards, add ram, swap power supplies, configure RAID drives
o Must understand networking – install and configure network switches and configure VLAN
Desired Skills

o Must have ENERGY and the ability to EXECUTE
o Must have the ability to learn on the job and adapt to change
o Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple items, tasks, and/or projects
o Must have the ability to communicate successfully with team members and management
o Must have good documentation skills
o Must display initiative and be willing to take on new tasks
o Must be a Self-Starter in addition to having the ability to work in the guidelines of given directions
o Must be able to meet deadlines and communicate should challenges push agreed upon deadlines back
o Must be able to work with outside vendors to troubleshoot issues and tackle problems head on until resolved

o Posted work hours are 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM, but depending on the job or task being worked – must be available until the job or task has been resolved.
o Must be available by phone when not in the office – company cell phone will be distributed
o Must be able to work during network maintenance hours - non-standard working hours.

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