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Sr. Systems Administrator

Company: Landscape Forms
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Currently seeking an experienced Sr. Systems Administrator to join our IT team in Kalamazoo, MI. If you thrive on change and enjoy protecting systems and managing network structures, we would love to hear from you.
This position enables the day-to-day capabilities of the information system to make sure they function consistently, troubleshooting problems, and resolving issues as they occur, develops, plans, and tests a data and system backup strategy, and helps to research new solutions and systems to drive company innovation. Experience with VMware, Cisco networking, Windows Server, and Azure cloud a plus. A strong understanding of virtualization, project management, server technologies, and communications technology is required.
Benefits: Landscape Forms takes pride in offering a competitive benefits package including, but not limited to, insurance benefits (available your first day), 401(k), family and parenting leaves, tuition reimbursement, wellness programs, quarterly bonuses, and paid time off.
How You Contribute:

  • Lead the day-to-day operations of enterprise systems and application servers
  • Plan for future growth and maintain enterprise systems and application servers
  • Work with IT Director to plan future storage and application needs
  • Plan, develop, and maintain communication systems
  • Work with IT Director to develop, build, and test disaster recovery plans
  • Strengthen security posture through installation, maintenance, and updates of anti-virus and security software
  • Manage large application installation/upgrade projects
  • Work with other departments to help identify business needs and translate them into software requirements
  • Foster relationships with vendor-partners
  • Monitor and troubleshoot systems and servers
  • Research innovative technologies/applications and make recommendations to team
  • Mentor other systems administrators and helpdesk personnel

    Criteria for Success:

    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a similar field preferred
    • 5+ years systems administration experience required
    • Proven history of problem solving and providing great customer service
    • Must have the desire to learn, continuously improve and be willing to accept responsibility
    • Must be able to work individually, or as a member of a team, use common sense and build a network of relationships with a positive attitude
    • Must have the ability to give clear communication and work with other departments during projects
    • This individual should be able to adjust priorities on the fly while keeping the big picture in focus

      Who We Are: Landscape Forms is the industry leader in integrated solutions of high-design site furniture and advanced LED lighting. For more than 50 years we have produced site furnishings that help designers and other clients achieve beautiful, functional environments that enhance the experience of outdoor space. Our secret is simple. Design, Culture and Craft drive everything we do.

Keywords: Landscape Forms, Kalamazoo , Sr. Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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