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US Rolled Products
22001574 Requisition #

Arconic is looking for a System Administrator for the Process Control Systems group join our Global Rolled Products (GRP) business unit in Davenport, IA. 


Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value.


We have an immediate need for a System's Administrator for the Process Control Systems group to support Arconic's North American Aerospace and Automotive Products Business Unit.  AAP produces the widest variety of aluminum sheet and plate products in the world.  Our aluminum is the foundation for many products serving customers in aerospace and automotive systems and distribution.


Duties & Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Design, deploy, administer VMWare solutions. Installing operating systems and service packs, as well as security patches and bug fixes. Troubleshooting and resolving VMware environment issues.
  • Maintain process controls databases ensuring database security, stability, and system availability along with proper backup and recovery infrastructure. 
  • Perform system upgrades to keep current with hardware and software that is still supported by the manufacturer or developer;
  • Maintain the upkeep of process control computers, software licensing agreements, and backups of software files to minimize downtime of manufacturing equipment;
  • Provide formatted data to the technical and process groups as requested;
  • Timely access to this data essential for the plant’s quality management program and rapid problem solving;
  • Solve quality and production issues associated with process control systems and develop software to diagnose quality and manufacturing issues;
  • Interact with vendors and consultants to pursue high quality equipment and services as it relates to process control systems;
  • Provide process control systems support for plant operations.  This support will include analyzing, designing, installing, configuring, maintaining and repairing network, server, security, and desktop network infrastructure on all levels of process computer environments, with a focus on Level 2 and 3 environments;
  • Provide support and on call functions to assist in advanced troubleshooting as required to minimize downtime of production operations;
  • Willing to continually expand working knowledge and application of new hardware, software and programming techniques through training, vendor contacts and published media information.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems; or Electrical Engineering with a Minor in Management Information Systems (MIS) or Computer Science from an accredited institution.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.  ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee;
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in VMware associated programs and coding languages, such as Windows Server, MS IIS, SAN architecture and ESXi/vSphere
  • Familiar with database systems - MS Access, SQL Server, SQLite, or PostgreSQL, along with knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, and integrity concepts
  • Strong diagnostics and troubleshooting ability for computer equipment, including laptops, servers, printers, and routers
  • Experience with programming language skills in C and shell scripting;
  • Experience with Linux and Windows;
  • Experience with web applications using HTML, JavaScript, CSS and PHP;
  • Familiar with database systems - MS Access, SQL Server, Oracle, SQLite, or PostgreSQL;


ABOUT Davenport Works

Davenport Works is the country’s largest aluminum rolling mill, it was opened in 1948 and currently employs more than 2,000 people and ships product worldwide.  It is in Riverdale in the Quad Cities (Davenport and Bettendorf in southeastern Iowa, and Rock Island and Moline in northwestern Illinois).  The Quad Cities is 3 hours south-west of Chicago, 4 hours north of St. Louis, and less than 3 hours from Des Moines.  The Quad Cities is home to St. Ambrose University among 8 educational institutes.  Major outdoor summer music festivals include the Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival, Mississippi Valley Blues Festival, and River Roots Live. 


Arconic Corporation (NYSE: ARNC), a Fortune 500 company, is a leading provider of aluminum sheet, plate and extrusions, as well as innovative architectural products, that advance the automotive, aerospace, commercial transportation, industrial and building and construction markets. Building on more than a century of innovation, Arconic helps to transform the way we fly, drive, and build. We are proud that 77% of our employees are happy working for Arconic and would recommend it as a great place to work and that 80% of our employees would recommend their managers to others.

We live our core values and commit to delivering sustainable value to our customers, our employees, our communities and our shareholders.

At Arconic, we:

Act With Integrity.       

We lead with respect, honesty, transparency and accountability. 

Safeguard our Future.

We protect and improve the health and safety of our employees, communities and environment.

Grow Stronger Together.

We cultivate an inclusive and diverse culture that advocates for equity.

Earn Customer Loyalty.

We build customer partnerships through best-in-class products and service.

Drive Operational Excellence.

We pursue continuous improvement through innovation, agility, people development and collaboration.

Create Value.

We achieve success by generating and growing value for our shareholders.

Arconic reaffirms its policy to provide equal employment opportunity in recruiting, hiring, upgrading and promotion, conditions and privileges of employment, company-sponsored training, access to facilities, educational assistance, social and recreational programs, compensation, benefits, transfers, discipline, layoffs, recalls or termination of employment to all employees without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, genetic information, sex or age (within statutory limits). Arconic is in compliance with all relevant Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Laws and Regulations.






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