Systems Administrator

Systems Administrator (Direct Hire)
Downers GroveIL
Job Requisition:  6331
Description for Systems Administrator:
Systems Administrator to provide helpdesk support, systems administration, deploy new IT equipment and support IT infrastructure. Seeking a hands-on and capable IT professional with eagerness to learn new technologies and participate in wide variety of helpdesk and systems administrative related projects. 
Responsibilities for Systems Administrator: 
  • Supporting and maintaining the company’s enterprise infrastructure, including but not limited to virtualization, Windows servers, file sharing, Active Directory, backup solutions and innovative end-user computing solutions
  • Helpdesk support for all internal staff (between 75 – 100 users) in an engineering heavy firm.
  • Building, configuring, and deploying IT equipment throughout the organization.
  • Deploying infrastructure related hardware and software.
  • Configure and deploys desktop and laptop hardware
  • Ensuring high security standards are maintained.
  • Troubleshoots network or system issues.
  • Building and maintaining IT policies and procedures.
  • Providing support for engineering related applications.
Requirements Systems Administrator:
  • Two-year degree in Information Technology or equivalent vocational field is preferred
  • At least 2 years of IT support experience 
  • Experience providing helpdesk level support to end users
  • Infrastructure support experience providing patch management, file sharing, backups, and server upgrades
  • Experience working in a Microsoft environment including SQL Server, Active Directory, and Office 365  
  • Experience working with virtualization and virtualization clusters with VMware
  • Knowledge of networking, wireless access points, and firewalls
  • Self-starter with the ability to work effectively without much needed supervision
  • Eagerness to learn new technologies and contribute to IT projects 
*Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening

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