System Administrator

ODM has an immediate opening for a system administrator.

System Administrator Description:

We’re seeking a systems administrator who is eager to learn and play an active role in developing and shaping the direction of IT at ODM. This person will protect our critical systems and assets, build solutions, implement new software and hardware, provide training, and assist in developing the overall IT strategy. From early on, the systems administrator will empower breakthrough innovations, take on challenging assignments, lead initiatives, and be responsible for results. The ideal candidate is passionate about applying skills and expertise and driving technology at ODM.

Objectives of this role

  • Maintain essential IT infrastructure, including operating systems, security tools, applications, servers, email systems, laptops, desktops, software, and hardware
  • Take responsibility for projects and solutions within the larger business initiative
  • Handle business-critical IT tasks and systems
  • Enable faster and smarter business processes, and develop analytics for meaningful insights
  • Work with various departments to communicate project status, activities, and achievements

Responsibilities

  • General Microsoft Windows system administration, security patching, OS upgrades, troubleshooting problems, and ensuring maximum availability of IT equipment
  • Perform server administration tasks (ex: user/group, security permissions, group policies, print services); research event-log warnings and errors; and monitor resources to ensure that systems architecture components work together seamlessly
  • Monitor systems health and respond to hardware issues as they arise; help build, test, and maintain new servers as needed
  • Maintain internal infrastructure requirements, including laptop and desktop computers, servers, routers, switches, firewalls, printers, phones, security updates; support internet, LANs, WANs, and network segments
  • Assist other teams with troubleshooting to identify root cause, and provide technical support as needed
  • Perform routine and scheduled audits of all systems, including backups

Required skills and qualifications

  • Proven success in an IT role
  • Experience with or knowledge of operating systems, current equipment and technologies, enterprise backup and recovery procedures, systems performance-monitoring tools, active directories, virtualization, HTTP traffic, content delivery, and caching
  • Knowledge in the following: MS Windows, Active directory, and Group Policies
  • Experience in project management, application design and integration, and cloud computing

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in information technology or relevant experience
  • Strong experience with system management tools and logical file systems
  • Ability to communicate technical issues with non-technical people
  • Demonstrate knowledge of various ports and protocols
  • Ability to lift 50 or more pounds