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Systems Admin Specialist Job

Date: Aug 9, 2019

Location: MN - Minneapolis, US, 55401

Company: Xcel Energy

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis


Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow?  A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.



Position Summary
Administer system maintenance and configuration based on work direction given by senior level business partners. Act as a technical project owner and assist senior team members with larger projects or systems. Responsible for operation and maintenance of existing systems and/or network infrastructure. Collaborate with users and technical teams to support incident resolution, systems monitoring, and problem analysis. Assist in deployment of new systems and/or network infrastructure.

Essential Responsibilities



  • Technical Support – Install, modify, implements, documents, and maintains system and/or network infrastructure. Analyze systems requirements and performance to optimize systems and/or network configurations. Develop scripts and automate routine tasks.
  • Problem Resolution – Investigate and resolves problems involving complex systems and/or networks of systems. Provide problem identification for production incidents. Identify and implement solutions to production incidents. Identify and resolve production alerts. Provide support for systems testing and validation activities. Participate in and contributes to problem reviews.
  • User Support – Provide basic contextual and technical information to users. Assist users in identifying difficult technical problems and devising solutions. Advise users on available approved technologies. Work with users to translate user requirements into technical solutions.
  • Communications – Clearly and concisely communicates operational status whenever requested. Actively participates in regular status meetings. Prepare written status reports and responses to customer inquiries. Participate in routine meetings/communications with vendor partners.
  • Collaboration - Collaborate with business partners within the business area.

Minimum Requirements




  • Bachelor's degree in information technology or related field or equivalent experience.
  • At least two years of increasing responsibility in systems and/or network infrastructure support, or equivalent technical education.
  • Basic knowledge of one or more core technologies.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and effectively apply learning.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.






As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.


Posting Notes:  MN - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Customer And Innovation || 56779:IT Mobility Management || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 18871

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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