Systems Administrator

Combined Insurance Urbandale, IA

About the Job

Job Title: Systems Administrator

Department: Information Technology

Classification: Exempt

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Install, configure and maintain Enterprise Systems and/or Environments.
  • Work with Systems and Development teams to detect, diagnose and resolve problems.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for ensuring security and integrity of systems.
  • Initiate new responsibilities and help plan for the future of Enterprise Systems and evaluate and/or recommend purchases.
  • Work with team on automation strategies for routine management and deployment items.
  • Document processes and procedures.
  • Other work duties as assigned by management.

Technical Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with Enterprise Computer and Storage Hardware.
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory.
  • Working experience in Virtualization, Windows and Linux Management.
  • Experience in patch and configure management.
  • Experience in backup and disaster recovery solutions.
  • Experience with Automation & Orchestration.
  • On Call - Requires some weekend and night work to perform upgrades and patches.

Functional Skills, and Abilities

  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Willingness and ability to keep up with changing technologies.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at various technical levels.

Job Qualifications

Education: High School Diploma required. An Associates or Bachelor's degree in a related area preferred.

Experience: 5+ years of related experience.