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Vernon Downs Casino & Hotel Systems Administrator in Vernon, New York

Systems Administrator Seasonal
Responsible for installing, maintaining, and development of IT server/network/AV infrastructure.

Engineering of System Admin related solutions for various project and operational needs.
Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
Install and configure systems that support A.R.E. infrastructure applications.
Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
Contribute to and maintain system standards.
Work with stakeholders to define business and systems requirements for new technology implementations.
Direct research on potential technology solutions in support of procurement efforts.
Keep current with the latest technologies.
Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale.
Contribute to and maintain system standards.
Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary.
Setup and maintain Group Policy Objects for automating and deployment of standards.
Create, change, and delete user accounts per request.
Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted constituencies
Maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment.
Troubleshoot hardware and software problems on AV System, Extron tuners, Audio and Visual cabling systems.
On Call rotation.

Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from a four-year college or university preferred or four to eight years related work experience with three to five years related work experience in Casino, Hospitality and/or Banking or Entertainment industry or other high volume, complex, demanding customer oriented IT environment.

Minimum of two (2) years experience working with, and supporting server and network operating systems, including PBX and telecommunications systems, preferably in a gaming environment. Must possess effective communication skills.

Vernon Downs offers a comprehensive benefit package, which includes, Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, a 401K plan, company paid life and short/long term disability, paid time off, paid holidays, associate discounts, a great working environment and much more!!

Located in the heart of Central New York's rolling hills and overlooking historic Vernon Downs Racetrack, Vernon Downs Casino & Hotel is your home-away-from-home for a uniquely fun and exciting getaway! Our spacious guestrooms and suites are steps from Vernon Downs Casino and Live Racing for nonstop action and live entertainment. There's something for everyone- from an indoor pool for relaxing and great food at our family-friendly restaurants, to conference rooms and banquet facilities for all your special event needs. Experience our relaxing location, comfortable accommodations, helpful staff, amenities, exciting casino and harness race track... it's all here at Vernon Downs Casino & Hotel!

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