What is it like working as a Systems Administrator?
Systems Administrator in Wichita Falls:
Pros: Freedom to create projects, working with users, doing tech work, writing scripts, working with many different disciplines of civil engineering.
Cons: No where to go, pay seems low, Gov't contract, horrible office politics.
Systems Administrator in Nashville:
Pros: Great atmosphere, always learning new things, low stress, great people, great benefits.
Systems Administrator in Alpharetta:
"Challenging Position working with a team of smart people."
Pros: - People I work with are professionals, everyone contributes, no drama.
- The work is challenging but we are given the resources to get the job done.
- We have sufficient time for projects.
- Best practices are utilized.
- Managers are helping us to be successful (except for the training, see below)
Cons: - Physical environment leaves something to be desired; quarters are tight, illness is passed easily from cube to cube.
- Break room is small and people don't clean up after themselves.
- No money for classroom training; all training is self-directed and self funded for the most part unless part of a capital project.
- Ticketing system is cumbersome and not visually well designed.
Systems Administrator in Azusa:
"Customer Service Excellence."
Pros: Communication and collaboration on solution generating ideas.
Cons: High stress during defined times of the year not great times.