The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Application Systems Administrator Senior in Lawton, Oklahoma

Location: US-OK-LAWTON-PLT-0153-2170

Sponsorship Available: No

Relocation Assistance Available: Yes

The Application Systems Administrator Senior is a technical position involving web development and in-depth support of multiple application systems. This incumbent will aid in the support of several computer systems. This could include but is not limited to operating systems such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, Windows Server.

Required Education:

  • A 4-year Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering or related discipline or equivalent technical work experience is required. Equivalent work experience (10-11 years) must include: 5 years information technology experience including 2-4 years in application administration is preferred. (NOTE: In some departments a 4-year degree or certification may be required for this position)

Required Experience:

  • 5-6 years of Information Technology experience including 2-4 years’ experience in OS application and Web development is preferred.

  • Intermediate to advanced experience in Web Development to include the following, VB, ASP, JSP, JS, JQUERY, EXTJS, CSS, HTML, PHP

  • 2-4 years’ experience in relational databases; Oracle database experience is preferred.

  • Intermediate experience with one or more currently used operating systems.

  • Experience with VMWare Vsphere 5.5, ESX, 5.5 virtualization and storage technologies a plus.

  • Intermediate experience with storage architecture and standards.

  • Intermediate experience with operating system administration, data storage techniques and operating system monitoring tools.

  • Good troubleshooting skills.

  • Basic Knowledge of networking standards.

  • Will work under minimal supervision.


  • Web development, testing, and implementation of solutions, work on multiple projects simultaneously while meeting project deadlines and goals.

  • Troubleshoot intermediate problems and recommend appropriate actions.

  • Maintain data integrity and security of the servers.

  • Conduct daily system checks and review log files using monitoring tools to analyze system performance.

  • Perform installation, testing and maintenance of operating systems.

  • Involved with the testing and implementation of operating system upgrades and patches.

  • Assist with operating system/hardware vendor’s technical support to resolve problems. Will be responsible for issue until a resolution is found.

  • Works closely with the database and application administrative personnel to ensure space requirements, backup procedures and performance needs are being met.

  • Involved with the configuration, implementation and maintenance of storage file system structures with little or no assistance.

  • Support backup/restore operational issues.

  • Analyze and participate in capacity planning efforts of operating systems.

  • Participate in on-call support of operating systems.

  • Required to use and document standard operating system/hardware processes and procedures.

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to .

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