Systems Administrator (Systems Administrator IV-V)

Job #: 2024-71

  • TWC Job #: 16598643
  • Opening Date: 5/24/2024
  • Travel Required: N/A
  • Monthly Salary: $7,500.00 - $7,916.67
  • Position Location: Austin, TX
  • Group Step: B23 - B25
  • Class: 0313 - 0314
  • Status: Open

Systems Administrator – Austin, Texas

The Office of the Governor is looking for a Systems Administrator (Systems Administrator IV-V) to work in the Information Services Division (ISD).

Who We Are

The Office of the Governor works to build a healthier, safer, freer, and more prosperous future for all Texans. We are located primarily within the Texas State Capitol Complex in Austin.

What You’ll Earn

The salary is $7,500.00 - $7,916.67 a month ($90,000.00 - $95,000.04 a year).

Benefits include medical insurance, sick leave, and vacation leave. Also, State of Texas employees are eligible for a defined retirement plan. Learn more:

What You’ll Do

This is a job that performs highly complex to advanced (senior-level) systems administration work. Work involves maintaining the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of systems. Installs and upgrades computer components and system software. Provides hardware and software support to agency users. Supports and provides user level service to agency users.

  • Performs mid to senior-level systems administration tasks within ISD.
  • Serves as Tier 2 technical support; covers Tier 1 technical support duties when needed.
  • Installs, configures, maintains, and administers computers, laptops, mobile devices, servers, operating systems, and applications.
  • Analyzes, troubleshoots, and resolves systems hardware, software, and networking issues; and provides status reports to management.
  • Responsible for endpoint configuration compliance, security vulnerability remediation, and other security-related tasks.
  • Researches, prepares, and maintains operating procedures for technical support, troubleshooting, and maintenance.
  • Studies existing information processing systems to evaluate effectiveness, and recommends new systems to improve production or workflow as required.
  • Defines and manages the roles and access privileges of users and devices to a variety of applications to prevent unauthorized access.
  • Provides coaching and guidance to technical support team members.

How You’ll Qualify                                           

Systems Administrator IV

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in computer science, management information systems, or a related field; and
  • Four (4) years of professional experience in systems administration work.


Systems Administrator V

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in computer science, management information systems, or a related field; and
  • Five (5) years of professional experience in systems administration work.

Note: Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.

You’re a Great Fit with

Eight (8) years of professional experience in systems support and/or systems administration work.

Other Things to Know and When You Should Apply

It’s a great job for a professional who likes to provide technical support, install and update software, manage an agency’s servers, and resolve problems with computer systems. Apply now by submitting a state of Texas application. Applications are reviewed daily.

Telework opportunities are available upon request. Reliable internet is required. Alternate work schedules and telework may be discussed with the hiring manager during the interview process.


Veterans, Reservists, or members of the Guard can compare this position to Military Occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor's Office.

How to Apply

Applications are received only through Work In Texas. The OOG requires all sections of the state application to be completed. Omission of data on the state application is grounds for disqualification of the application. Requests for accommodation should be made to the Human Resources office as early as possible in the application/employment process. 

Apply Online at Work in Texas

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Office of the Governor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new employees to present proof of eligibility to work in the United States within three (3) days of being hired. The Office of the Governor participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Male candidates between 18 and 25 years of age are required to show proof of Selective Service registration (or exemption) prior to an offer of employment being extended. Such proof is not required to be filed with an application but must be provided upon request by the Human Resources office. For additional information pertaining to Selective Service registration, you may visit View a copy of the Agency's Equal Employment Opportunity Utilization Report.

Notice to Applicants Who May Require Reasonable Accommodation in the Interview Process

Applicants with disabilities who may need to discuss special accommodations during the interview process should email the OOG’s Reasonable Accommodation Program Manager or call 512-463-8315 in the Human Resources Department. If reasonably possible, please call at least 48 hours in advance to afford our representative and the hiring division sufficient time to properly review and coordinate your request.

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(512) 463-5873

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