Kronos System Administrator

posted on November 19, 2018

Job Description

Location: Charlottesville, VA

Type: Permanent


  • Seeking an experienced Kronos administrator with SQL Server experience.
  • Applicants with more than 5 years of experience maintaining, updating, and troubleshooting the Kronos system are preferred.
  • Deep experience with WIM, SDM, SQL, performance tuning, and configuration of pay rules, work rules, and schedules is preferred.
  • Candidates must possess strong communication skills, a positive attitude, and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

Position Summary:

  • Responsible for database administration and ERP application administration.
  • As the database administrator, responsible for the installation, upgrade, and maintenance of database systems at the Senior level.
  • This includes database administration duties such as continuous monitoring and performance tuning for system efficiencies.
  • Ensures system availability, usability, and survivability. Manages systems and develops procedures for database security, backup schedules, restoration, and development.
  • Controls system capacity or sizing for supported applications and plans for future needs.
  • Troubleshoots system issues with Server Team and vendors.
  • Supports Server Teams in their upgrade tasks.
  • Supports auditor requests.
  • As ERP application administrator, responsible for the installation, upgrade, maintenance, and monitoring of ERP systems at the Senior level.
  • Maintains and configures application and web servers, process scheduler, database connectivity, and various application tools components.
  • Manages and secures integration with external (cloud) ERP components to extend the capabilities of the core ERP.
  • Migrates ERP projects, programs, and files from development to production environments.
  • Supports team members and ensures that established deadlines and client needs are met.
  • Keeps management well informed of area activities.
  • At this level the individual is recognized as an expert in their own area and can solve complex problems independently.
  • The individual can work independently on all but the most complex issues and is a resource for lower level team members.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understands all aspects of supporting complex databases, providing overall maintenance, continuous monitoring and auditing for system efficiencies and response-time improvements and quality control.
  • Set direction and lead projects to ensure optimal application and system performance.
  • Often communicates technical solutions to teammates and management and provides assistance to teammates in an effort to enhance the overall services provided by the group.
  • Maintains access methods, access time, security and security documentation, ensures data and system integrity, defines validation checks, loading and unloading data, backup and recovery procedures.
  • Performs ERP administration tasks
  • Participates as a team member on projects or may lead initiatives where appropriate.
  • Regularly provides guidance and training to less experienced data base analysts/administrators.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience: 5-7 years relevant experience
  • License/Certification: None