Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Server Administrator in Galveston Bay, TX. This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity. This is a long-term contract opportunity. In addition to competitive, market-rate based pay, TCI provides all our Consultants with Comprehensive Medical/Dental Insurance, 401k, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability benefits.

Please note that this position requires US Citizenship or Permanent Residence.


The Server Administrator is responsible for providing operational and technical support for Operational Technology Network and Firewall environments. The successful candidate must understand business requirements and translate these requirements into solutions. The position must work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary workgroups to seek solutions to problems. This position must champion compliance and change efforts which result in improved reliability and security of infrastructure services.

  • Perform server, workstation, and/or network administration primarily on Microsoft Windows OS, SQL servers, with some occasional Linux administration. Network administration is on switches, routers, and firewall devices with most configuration activities being Layer 2 switching with some occasional Layer 3 routing work.
  • Monitor device health and identify issues using common industry toolsets.
  • Problem tracking, management, and resolution of issues in a 24/7 manufacturing location. The candidate will be called upon to perform duties during off-hours on occasion as needed.
  • Engage in auditing, compliance, and risk assessment processes. Ensure computer system inventory and software licensing is accurate.
  • Identify, Analyze, and Elevate potential Cybersecurity events according to company procedures.
  • Daily activities may include system backup administration, anti-virus administration, performance tuning, Microsoft Active Directory administration, network security detection administration, administration of the physical IP cabling and IP address assignments, updating of network diagrams, security policy management, data access controls, software patch management, risk management, change control administration, database administration, and self-auditing to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Administration of server operating system logging to identify security or reliability issues.
  • Support of data historian through routine database maintenance, data compression, and access requests.
  • Implement hardware, software, and/or network solutions; ensuring standards are applied consistently. Close interaction with business partners during development, support, and implementation of in-house or 3rd party systems.
  • Create and present project documentation for capital and expense projects.
  • Recommend continuous improvement opportunities.
  • This position will require some field work inside the refinery process units.
  • 8 or more years of experience in Information Technology.
  • 4+ years as a Server Administrator.
  • Minimum of an Associates Degree (Bachelors preferred).
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, and VMware (HyperV is a bonus).
  • Application backup and restore, whitelisting and blacklisting.
  • Performing Systems backup, disaster recovery, software patch management, antivirus administration.
  • Experience using Honeywell Experion, Emerson DeltaV, Emerson Ovation or SCADA in a Refining / Petro-Chemical industrial environment.
  • Network and firewall administration.

Application Instructions

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