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Systems Administrator II

Job Category:  Information Technology
Department:  IT Operations & Infrastructure

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90017

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition ID:  8190


Established in 1997, L.A. Care Health Plan is an independent public agency created by the state of California to provide health coverage to low-income Los Angeles County residents. We are the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan. Serving more than 2 million members in five health plans, we make sure our members get the right care at the right place at the right time.

Mission: L.A. Care’s mission is to provide access to quality health care for Los Angeles County's vulnerable and low-income communities and residents and to support the safety net required to achieve that purpose.

As a condition of employment, L.A. Care requires a COVID-19 vaccine. This requirement includes our remote workforce. If you would like to request an exemption, L.A. Care has implemented a process to consider exemptions, for documented medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs. L.A. Care will review all exemption requests prior to proceeding with the recruitment process.

Job Summary

The Systems Administrator II is responsible for day-to-day tasks and projects relating to the various operating systems, i.e. Windows 2008-12, Linux. This position works closely with System Administrators, DBAs, and Application groups in solving problems, and is responsible for managing business critical servers, and NetApp and Network Appliance Storage and subsystems, for a variety of applications in 99.9% up-time configurations. Ensure systems are performing at peak levels; implement tools to monitor system performance. Provide regular maintenance for Unix OS(s) , MS-Windows,  VMware, and Pick/Universe databases; routine administration, upgrades, design implementation, and documentation support. 


Install, maintain, and upgrade software and O/S on EMC and Net-App devices, Tivoli Storage Manager and Net Backup.


Performs storage analysis, UNIX tuning, and Pick/Universe tuning functions on a regular basis. 


Provide project plans to support seamless implementations. Organize work sessions with support groups to ensure well-planned implementations.


Develop and maintain security access levels for UNIX and windows servers systems.


Develop and maintain standards for all UNIX systems and windows systems. 


Design and implement a disaster recovery plan for the core UNIX systems.


Perform other duties as assigned. 

Education Required

Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems or Related Field
In lieu of degree, equivalent education and/or experience may be considered.

Education Preferred

Master's Degree


At least 3-5 years of experience in managing large scale computing environment running multiple platforms (RS/6000 AIX 5.2 , LINUX Apache/Tomcat),Vmware  vSphere 5.1 - 5.5.  


Experience in development and implementation of Integration solutions for business application across multiple platforms on Windows, UNIX O/S and Linux environments.


Tivoli Storage Manager, EMC Subsystems (TimeFinder, Powerpath, BCV), IBM LTO.

Licenses/Certifications Required

Licenses/Certifications Preferred

Required Training

Additional Information


L.A. Care offers a wide range of benefits including

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Retirement Plans
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Wellness Program
  • Volunteer Time Off (VTO)


At L.A. Care, we value our team members’ safety. In order to keep our work locations safe, each employee is required to self-screen for symptoms prior to entering any L.A. Care location each day. L.A. Care and all of its staff are required to comply with all state and local masking orders. Therefore, when on-site at any L.A. Care location, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be managed.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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