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Senior Systems Admin

Primary Worcester, Massachusetts Req ID 2300813 Category Information Technology Division AbbVie



Responsible for systems administration, including level-3 support. Analyzes and designs systems;

supports design of enterprise-wide systems. Installs, tests and upgrades systems. Develops technical

disaster recovery plans and participates in testing. Designs, tests and implements system security.




  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
  • Provides level-3 support, including incident handling, problem resolution, and Break/Fix. Provides hardware maintenance and software maintenance (operating system, system utilities, security tools, monitoring tools, tuning tools).
  • Provides change management, including installation qualification and operational qualification, and configuration management. Provides development and maintenance of system documentation (technical, operations, support and user).
  • Provides system tuning, and capacity planning and management. Installs, tests and upgrades enterprise-wide systems, including hardware, operating systems and infrastructure software (system utilities, security tools, monitoring tools, tuning tools, etc.) for both new and existing systems.
  • Analyzes and designs divisional, common, or shared systems, including hardware, operating systems and infrastructure software (system utilities, security tools, monitoring tools, tuning tools, etc.) for both new and existing systems.
  • Develops requirements, workflow and systems analysis. Responsible for the development and periodic testing of platform-specific technical disaster recovery plans for applications/systems. Designs, tests, and implements system security for operating systems and infrastructure software (system utilities, security tools, monitoring tools, tuning tools, etc.) for the platform.
  • Complete understanding and wide application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques in the field. General knowledge of other related disciplines. Provides technical solutions to enterprise problems.
  • Solutions are imaginative, thorough, and consistent with organizational objectives. Guides the completion of specific programs/projects and may function in a project leadership role. Failure to achieve results or erroneous decisions would typically result in serious program/project delays and considerable expenditure of resources.


  • Bachelor's Degree with 5 years experience, or Master's degree with 4 years experience.
  • Experience in Cloud Computing Technologies with a focus on AWS a plus.

AbbVie is an equal opportunity employer including disability/vets. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces service medal veteran or active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, or any other protected group status. We will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, individuals with a disability, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans or active-duty wartime or campaign badge veterans. The Affirmative Action Plan is available for viewing in the Human Resources office during regular business hours.

Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

Travel: No

Job Type: Experienced

Schedule: Full-time

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