Systems Administrator

Date:  May 19, 2023

Irving, TX, US

Company:  NCA - NEC Corporation of America

Location: Hybrid position, must commute to our headquaters in Irving, TX.


Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.


Summary -

This is an entry-level IT Systems Administrator position. We are looking for someone that wants to build a successful IT career. This position will be part of an highly experienced and unbelievably  talented IT team that supports our Company’s IT infrastructure. You will be responsible for supporting a wide range of IT tasks that span from our data center, to our campus, to our networks, all the way out to our remote workers. You will work with desktops, laptops, networking gear, physical servers, virtual servers, security software, security audit fixes, various NEC groups, and our technology vendors. This position requires someone that is determined and dedicated to building an IT career. You will need to be a great student/learner, a great self-starter, be well organized, and be able to follow through on your tasks. You will need to be comfortable asking questions and doing research on issues. You will be required to periodically work in the office. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities -

35% Responds to security alerts, system alerts, monitor alerts. Troubleshoots, and resolves basic data center issues.

35% Responds to requests from internal users; investigates with assistance from others as needed; analyzes possible solutions.

20% Installs, maintains, or updates system hardware, operating systems, applications, drivers, firmware.

5% Evaluates new software releases, patches, and third-party products.

5% Maintains server environment documentation (Operation Guides, Installation Forms, Decommission Forms, Inventory Lists, etc.).


Prerequisites -

Education: College degree in an IT related discipline, or equivalent. Training or experience in computers and/or networks is a big plus.  

Experience: Interest in learning all aspects of corporate IT activities. Interest in an IT related career. Experience with Windows and Linux based systems a plus.

Certifications, Licenses, etc: IT related certificates a plus.

Specialized Knowledge and Skills -

Language Skills: Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Mathematical Skills: Must be skilled in basic math.

Reasoning Skills:

  • Must be self-motivated with strong attention to details.

  • Must have a strong team-player attitude.

  • Must have a professional demeanor.

  • Must have excellent customer service skills.

Computer and/or Technical Skills:

  • Interest in an IT related career.

  • Interest in learning Information Security. 

  • Interest in learning IT Operations.

  • Interest in learning Linux support.

Work Environment and Physical Demands -

General Work Environment: Primarily remote work. Requires in-office work at least twice per month. May also require visits to data center.

Noise: Moderate noise. Up to 30% of time spent in a computer room with elevated noise levels.

Standing/Lifting: Must be able to lift and install computer hardware weighing up to 50 lbs.

Visual: Must be able to read small text accurately. Must be able to focus on small, close objects.

Stress: Some stress may occur as workloads increase and schedules come due.

Travel: Minimal (less than 5%).
Supervisory Responsibility, if any: Not applicable.


The anticipated salary range for this position is $74,500; depending upon the selected candidate’s relevant experience, the exact salary for the role may fall outside of this range. This role will also be eligible to participate in the Company’s bonus/incentive program(s). NEC offers an extensive benefits program and the role will also include, a Health Insurance package with options that include multiple Medical and Dental coverage options, Pharmacy Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance, Salary Continuation and Voluntary Long-Term Disability Coverage, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Adoption Assistance Program, 401(k) with a 50% match up to 6% of employee contribution, 15 PTO days, 10 paid sick days, 11 paid public holidays, Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement, 2 paid Community Service Days, a Travel Assistance Program and Pre-Paid Legal plans.



Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC Corporation of America (NEC) is a leading technology integrator providing solutions that improve the way people work and communicate. NEC creates the social values of safety, security, fairness and efficiency to promote a more sustainable world where everyone has the chance to reach their full potential.


With a global team of 100,000, and 64,000+ technology patents, we deliver one of the industry’s strongest and most innovative portfolios of communications, analytics, security, biometrics, and technology solutions that unleash customers’ productivity potential. Through these solutions, NEC combines its best-in-class solutions and technology to solve today’s most complex business problems. NEC Corporation of America is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in 140 countries and $27 billion in revenues. Backed by 123 years of innovation and experience, NEC knows what it takes to change and stay ahead of technology's continuous evolution. It is our capability to leverage decades of award-winning technologies and research that has enabled NEC to remain an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) leader and through problem resolution, bring new value to people, organizations, and society.


NEC Corporation of America and its subsidiaries is committed to the maximum utilization of all human resources and the goal of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic characteristics, height, weight, arrest record pertaining to misdemeanors or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other class protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.


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Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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