TransCore Commercial Services System Administrator III in Houston, Texas

System Administrator III

Location: Houston, TX

Job Code: 9872

of openings:


Last updated: 10/20/16 4:56 PM

Apply For This Position


TransCore, a subsidiary of Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ROP) is seeking a System Administrator III to join our team in Houston, Texas.

Job Summary: The System Administrator III is responsible for setting up servers and toll systems software in our staging facility as well as troubleshooting the Operating System, software, and server hardware issues during the toll systems deployment and commissioning at customer sites.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responds to requests via the helpdesk in the most expedient manner possible.

  • Receives, configures, and installs requests for personal computers.

  • Maintains systems related policies and procedures.

  • Phone system administration.

  • Provides troubleshooting and repair for advanced network solutions.

  • Recommends changes in operating procedures, hardware standards, and software standards as warranted by new technological changes and operating conditions.

  • Evaluates interface between users, hardware and software, and operational and performance requirements of overall desktop system.

  • Maintains servers, user accounts, file/print permissions as required for both internal and remote users.

  • Daily system maintenance review, such as systems log, antivirus server logs, etc.

  • Performs daily backups

  • Provides training and support to less experienced System Administrators.

  • Provides monitoring and reports of the operational status of LAN/WAN environment.

  • Interacts with vendors.

  • Installs and configures equipment.

  • Recommends the acquisition or new hardware and/or software as needed.

  • Technical writing of test related documentation and test execution.

Education: Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Computer Studies/Information Systems and/or equivalent proven work experience in the specific field of System administration/technology management required.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Virtualization – Hyper-V (preferred)

  • Disaster recovery setups

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008R2 / 2012 R2 OS

  • Microsoft Exchange: Active Directory & DNS

  • Storage Area networks ( SAN)

  • Performance monitoring Tools setup ( solar winds, what's up gold)

  • Anti Virus Software, mainly Symantec EndPoint Protection

  • Tape Backup Technologies including Symantec Backup Exec

Desired Skills:

  • Networking knowledge - VLAN, routing

  • Firewall configuration and Security Best Practices is a plus

  • Pearl scripting knowledge

  • SQL Server Administration

About TransCore:

A leader in the transportation industry since 1934, TransCore provides innovative, technical solutions including next generation Open Road Tolling, Intelligent Transportation Systems and Radio Frequency Identification systems that secure access and vehicle registration for airports, hospitals, parking garages, border patrols, trucking fleets and rail carriers. TransCore also operates tolling customer service centers for transportation agencies throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico, Canada, and Dubai. TransCore is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Roper Technologies Inc., a diversified growth company in the S&P 500, Fortune 1000 and Russell 1000 indices.

TransCore offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible savings accounts, 401K, Life and AD&D insurance, a comprehensive Paid Leave program, and a Tuition Reimbursement program. Participation is limited to regular full-time employees.

TransCore provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We especially invite women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/AA M/F/Vet/Disability

To learn more about TransCore please visit us at

Sponsorship and relocation assistance are not offered at this time for this position.

All referrals and résumés are managed exclusively through the Human Resources Department. TransCore will not consider unsolicited résumés from vendors including search firms, fee-based referral services and/or recruitment agencies.