Sample Systems Administrator Cover Letter

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Paul Barks
2354 Philadelphia Avenue
Holladay, UT 84117

Oct 28, 2010

Mr. Clyde Hardt
Paradigm Solutions
755 Geneva Street
New York, NY 10016

Dear Mr. Hardt,

I’m aware, through your online posting, of the systems administrator position now available within your department. Please accept this letter and resume as my official application expressing my interest in this position. I’ve worked in this field for over five years and I’m confident that my skills and training perfectly match the requirements listed for this job.

A brief outline of my educational background and experience that make me a great candidate for this position are summarized below. I have experience in the following areas:

•Installing and testing software upgrades
•Establishing and maintaining network users
•Providing helpdesk support
•Installing and supporting basic Microsoft applications
•Working with PC hardware and Linux administration such as NIS and NFS

My personal attributes include excellent interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to pay close attention to details and I have a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Kentucky State University. I’m energetic, self motivated and proactive. All of which are qualities that I’m sure your company can appreciate.

I’m confident that a meeting would be in both our interest and would be grateful for the opportunity to discuss how my qualifications can contribute to Paradigm Solutions. Please contact me at (123)-440-8849 for an interview.


Paul Barks

Paul Barks

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