Administrator III - System & Applications Administration

  • Pune
  • Cencora

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What you will be doing


  • Provides system support for operating environment components such as databases, operating systems, network interfaces, storage systems, servers, and associated hardware

  • Lead efforts to research and resolve identified security vulnerabilities in applications and operating systems and partner with application and other teams; create plans and track resolution and report back summaries to leadership.

  • Verifies and approves plans for upgrading of databases, recommends adding new structures or elements & enables use of data access tools and techniques to enable information access by business users

  • Verifies and approves plans for scheduled background logs, recovery back-ups, and coordinate with all the stakeholders & users to deploy the same

  • Brings improvements in procedures and functions for accessing, maintaining, and populating databases, and creating back-ups, managing access controls, managing version upgrades

  • Acts as a senior Systems Administrator for enterprise applications by addressing system problems and enhancing system functionality based on stakeholder feedback

  • Provides expertise within and day-to-day end user support for CRM applications to all levels of the organization

  • Evaluates improvement recommendations and prioritizes changes/enhancements for improved systems availability, reliability, and performance

  • Recommends and deploys structural changes to the operating environment in collaboration with Infrastructure, information security and vendor teams

  • Releases public area documentation and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists

  • Works with application, system vendor, infrastructure, and IT solutions team to assess the operating environment requirements and ensure its documentation

  • Assists in defining the operating environment requirements, test cases and action plans to ensure its readiness for new installation or migration

  • Participates in Change Advisory Board (CAB) meetings once a week as an acting member of the CAB

  • Creates and refines reports, dashboards, and processes to continuously monitor data quality and integrity and assists users and stakeholders with analytics and report design and management

  • Develops training materials and documentation, keeps materials up-to-date, coordinates new user and ongoing training sessions and conducts trainings

  • Partners with Stakeholders which may include HR, Payroll, Finance, Audit, Benefits, Legal, associates, and vendors to determine strategic needs, defines functional/technical specifications, troubleshoot issues, and implement initiatives

  • Utilizes complex reporting tools to develop, document and monitor cross-process data integration points in future-state business process designs, facilitate resolution of misalignment across process areas.

What your background should look like 


Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology or any other related discipline or equivalent related experience.

Preferred Certifications:

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)

  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional

  • ITIL, ITSM Certifications


6+ years of directly related or relevant experience, preferably in application support or system/application/database administration.


Behavioral Skills:

  • Critical Thinking

  • Detail Oriented

  • Impact and Influencing

  • Interpersonal Communication

  • Multitasking

  • Problem Solving

  • Time Management

Technical Skills:

  • Cybersecurity (Vulnerability & Patching)

  • Infrastructure Management

  • Identity & Access Management

  • Database Administration

  • IT Support like Software & Hardware Installation, Troubleshooting

  • Software Validation

  • Systems Integration

  • IT Regulatory Compliance like SOX Compliance (Familiarity would be an advantage)

Tools Knowledge:

  • ERP - DC1

  • Citrix technologies like XenDesktop, XenApp, XenServer

  • Operating Systems & Servers like Windows, Linux, Citrix, IBM, Oracle, SQL

  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems like Sage, ASW, SAP

  • Java Frameworks like JDBC, Spring, ORM Solutions, JPA, JEE, JMS, Gradle, Object Oriented Design

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) Software

  • Internet Protocols like DNS, HTTP, LDAP, SMTP, Easy DNS, No IP

What Cencora offers

All team members globally are provided with basic life insurance, personal accident insurance, business travel accident insurance, and EAP resources at no cost. Additional country-specific benefits such as healthcare, sick leave, death and disability, retirement, as well as perks and allowances may be provided. Details of programs vary by location.


Full time

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Cencora is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

The company’s continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.

Cencora is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the employment process which are consistent with legal requirements. If you wish to request an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 888.692.2272 or email . We will make accommodation determinations on a request-by-request basis. Messages and emails regarding anything other than accommodations requests will not be returned