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Sr. Systems Administrator

Upper Sandusky, Ohio

Competitive salary, depending on education and years of experience, and benefits day one of employment!
➡️ This privately held company has expanded their IT department from four people in 2019 to over 20 people today
➡️ They are making investments into the technology of their future and acquiring new business 
Why you ask? Growing by leaps and bounds is what they do!
Due to growth and investments in new technologies that will diversify your skill sets, the company is adding a new Senior Systems Administrator. As the Senior Systems Administrator, you will be responsible for the maintenance and support of existing IT infrastructure, combined with planning and executing new IT infrastructure projects. This includes servers, host systems, voice, data, automation, security, storage networks, cloud systems and domain management. You will deliver robust, reliable, and scalable technology solutions for the business as they continue to expand. You will help plan and manage timelines for multiple projects that include upgrades, refreshes and new site set-ups.  


      Collaborate with all IT staff to implement robust, reliable and scalable infrastructure, security and end user systems that will advance the IT strategy.

      Participate in planning and and managing timelines for a variety of projects, which includes but not limited to:

       Lifecycle systems replacement projects (physical hosts/servers, SAN’s, switches, access points, other networking equipment, Server OS updates and upgrades, end user software etc.)

      New site implementation projects

      Security and vulnerability projects

      New systems and other emerging technologies projects

      Responsible, along with the team, to maintain uptime of critical systems.

      Will work closely with business stakeholders to gather requirements to be used for the creation of future plans and strategy for these projects.

      Will perform general maintenance of the infrastructure, including servers, patching, server set-ups, VMWare etc.

      Will provide level-2 and level-3 support for servers, host systems, voice, data, automation, security, storage networks, cloud systems and domain management. There is an after hours call rotation.

      Look for areas of improvement and develop proposals recommending solutions using performance benchmarks, data and critical analysis.

      Mentor junior team members and cross-train other IT members.

      Have the opportunity to learn and develop skills in other areas, such as Cisco DNA center, and monitor industry trends that make sense for the company.

      Some travel, one to two weeks per year mainly to other existing sites, and new site set-ups.

      Perform other duties as assigned.


      Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field preferred. A high school diploma and equivalent work experience will be considered.

      At least three years of experience in a similar IT infrastructure role.

      Experience managing timelines for IT Infrastructure projects.

      Experience managing a Windows Server environment.

      Experience with Virtualization; VMWare a plus.

      Experience writing basic SQL statements for queries, stored procedures, triggers.

      Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.

      Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment.

      Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

      Ability to be in the on-call support rotation one week every six weeks.

Reasons to work for this organization:
➡️ Privately held
➡️ Profitable company
➡️ Experiencing growth
➡️ Recession-proof business
➡️ High-profile position at a company that can provide quick business decision making processes...there is minimal red tape
Candidates are required to be local to the Upper Sandusky, OH area.  There is not a relocation package available at this time.  
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