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4 years ago

Modern Times, Inc. is Hiring

Modern Times, Inc. is hiring a Systems Administrator for our Quick Base Applications!  Please email with a subject line Systems Administrator if interested in the position.

In lieu of a cover letter, answer the following prompt: Provide an example of how you have taken a manual process and created an efficient application or how you might improve a current application to become more efficient.

Systems Administrator


Modern Times Inc. (MTI) is seeking a Systems Administrator that will be responsible for the performance, integrity and security of the MTI systems/database. MTI provides consulting services on private and public sector transportation projects across the United States.  MTI specializes in design, development, implementation and coordination of community programs that include Disadvantaged and Small Business Programs, Local/Targeted Hire and Community Relations programs.

More specifically, MTI believes in harnessing the strengths of diversity and technology to deliver better business results. MTI provides innovative solutions and dynamic approaches to help companies succeed throughout the country. MTI develops and implements scalable systems and tools, tailored to meet clients' goals specifically through its cloud-based system/database.  The system is seen as the foundation of MTI's work.

The Systems Administrator will be involved in the planning, development and implementation of applications, as well as in troubleshooting any issues on behalf of the company.

The Systems Administrator will ensure that:

  • Data remains consistent across the system
  • Data is clearly defined
  • Users access data concurrently, in a form that suits their needs
  • Reports are produced to meet the needs of staff and clients
  • Quality of data


  • Establish the needs of users and monitor user access and security
  • Recommend and implement emerging system technologies and processes
  • Consider both back-end organization of the data and front-end accessibility for end-users
  • Set and maintain systems/database standards across the company and develop training tools to support the staff
  • Make performance adjustments of the system
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot system/database challenges
  • Create and manage database reports and dashboards
  • Create automation for repeating tasks
  • Be available for support as needed
  • Document new features and changes made to applications
  • Research and help implement the integration of software tools the company utilizes.


The Systems Administrator will need to demonstrate:

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills. Must be able to logically understand processes, priorities and goals of our system tools and build-outs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Self-starter and team player
  • Familiarity with the principles of database design
  • Good organizational skills
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • The ability to create and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues and customers
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database problems.
  • Knowledge of indexes, index management and statistics
  • A willingness to keep up to date with developments in new technology


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field
  • Five to seven years of experience in database administration or related field
  • Experience with cloud-based low-code application development
  • Familiarity with Quick Base is a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

Alison Feldman
VP of Operations
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