Teledyne Technologies

IT Systems Specialist - System Admin/Deskside

Requisition ID
Company Name : Name
Teledyne Technologies Incorporated
1st Shift - Day
Citizenship/Visa Requirement
US Citizen/Perm Resident/ Other US Person

Company Overview

Teledyne provides enabling technologies for industrial growth markets. We have evolved from a company that was primarily focused on aerospace and defense to one that serves multiple markets that require advanced technology and high reliability. These markets include deepwater oil and gas exploration and production, oceanographic research, air and water quality environmental monitoring, factory automation and medical imaging.


Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, protected Veteran Status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.    


If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call (805)373-4545.  Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.  Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response. 

Position Summary and Responsibilities



Provide client IT support to Storm Microwave, Quantum Data, and Frontline as needed. Install client hardware, perform hardware refreshes break-fix. Perform system administration at the sites as needed including: Assist in the implementation, operation, maintenance of the server, network, and client infrastructure, including server hardware and software, storage hardware and software, and directory services (e.g. Active Directory) for the assigned Teledyne facilities.


System Administration function


Responsibilities may include some or all of the following:

  • Server administration and troubleshooting; monitor and back-up or directly administrate selected servers or other network infrastructure as required
  • VMWare administration, monitoring, tuning and troubleshooting
  • NetApp administration and troubleshooting
  • Upgrade and update PC and Server software packages
  • Install hardware and perform hardware refreshes for all assigned Teledyne facilities
  • Review and record daily backup logs
  • Maintain organization of the server room
  • Network administration and troubleshooting; solve advanced network problems at the end-user level; LAN maintenance and networking - wiring, backup
  • Network cabling activities, where applicable
  • Manage permissions groups, OUs, and group policies in Active Directory
  • Support compliance initiatives and audits
  • Phone and voicemail system maintenance
  • Provide IT support for all systems/applications that may be local to the site(s) being supported

Deskside Support function

  • Respond to, evaluate, and prioritize all tickets assigned to all assigned Teledyne facilities deskside support group and resolve issues efficiently and effectively
  • Research and utilize necessary resources to troubleshoot new and complex problems
  • Record and track interaction with end-users and related activities in the service desk tool
  • Create Knowledge Base articles as repetitive issues arise
  • Provide site IT support encompassing:
    • PC configuration and troubleshooting - OS, hardware, and software;
    • PC maintenance/preventative maintenance;
    • Printer installation, networking, configuration and troubleshooting;
    • New user setup on Active Directory network;
    • Knowledge of Microsoft SCCM
    • Support for client applications;
    • Troubleshooting phone issues that Help Desk cannot resolve
    • Support for peripherals such as monitors, scanners, external hard disks, USB devices, keyboards, mice, etc.
    • Maintain department loaner equipment and administer checkout process
    • Review and record daily event logs
    • Call software and hardware vendors to request service regarding defective products
    • Support equipment used in conference rooms and auditorium
  • Perform project work as directed
  • Perform other operational duties as directed





To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Computer Science, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5-7 years of experience in Windows-based desktop support environments
  • 5-7 years of experience supporting server and/or network activities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as policies and procedures, reports, operating instructions and manuals
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written
  • Ability to perform basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills applied to issues containing complex variables in differing situations
  • Ability to troubleshoot and support unfamiliar systems and applications using existing knowledge or the ability to seek out necessary resources
  • Computer skills:
    • Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 10
    • Active Directory
    • Office 2003, 2007, 2010, 2016 (including Outlook)
    • Virtualization tools such as VMWare
    • Good knowledge of current hardware technologies
    • Ability to learn and adapt to new technologies

Other Qualifications

  • Ability to travel to assigned Teledyne facilities as needed, up to 25%
  • U.S. Person for access to ITAR-controlled technical data

Working Environment/Conditions

  • No hazardous or significantly unpleasant conditions
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment

Physical and Mental Activities and Requirements

  • Entails a lot of walking around to attend end-user computers
  • Entails picking up heavy objects and being able to walk around and push a heavy cart
  • Requires the ability to setup and connect cables under desks and in wiring closets, which may include bending, crouching, and kneeling
  • Requires the ability to operate and interact with any computer
  • Requires the ability to communicate with users to determine IT issues, analyze complex problems, and troubleshoot solutions

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date



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