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Junior System Administrator

Company: NIC Inc.
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

NIC Nebraska is a well-established local IT company that provides Internet-based, electronic government services to state and local Nebraska governments. We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated candidate to help build and maintain our server and software infrastructure. The select candidate will work with Developers and Project Managers to implement, test and maintain our servers.


  • Responsible for all aspects of systems administration including networks, applications, databases, and telecommunications.
  • Implement, document and maintain infrastructure enhancements and new technologies.
  • Ensure that Security is designed into all systems and network components to include meeting the company security standards at minimum.
  • Support customers and employees via email, telephone, and face-to-face interaction
  • Provide software maintenance (updates, installation, security patches)
  • Maintain system backup procedures.
  • Manage user accounts (creation, deletion, modification).
  • Implement and maintain disaster recovery and risk aversion strategies.
  • Work with development and technical teams to accomplish service implementation and deployment.
  • On call and after-hours duties.
  • Adhere to Payment Card Industry Data Security requirements on credit card information handling.
  • Adhere to HIPAA requirements on confidential information.


  • Associate Degree in a related field or 1-year experience in Systems Administration.
  • General knowledge of TCP/IP networking, Windows desktop & Server systems, Linux servers & common Linux-based software such as LAMP & Tomcat.
  • Knowledge of secure configuration methods and procedures for hardware and O/S components.
  • Excellent communication skills, including good verbal and written abilities
  • Strong organizational, prioritization and management skills
  • Self-motivated and strong sense of accountability
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Working knowledge of Perl.
  • Working knowledge of bash scripting.
  • Working knowledge of C++ a bonus but not required.


  • Competitive compensation program
  • Group medical/dental insurance
  • Stock purchase plan
  • Matching 401(k) contributions
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Casual and fun office environment
  • Paid State holidays/vacation
  • Tuition reimbursement

Keywords: NIC Inc., Lincoln , Junior System Administrator, Other , Lincoln, Nebraska

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