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IT Systems Administrator

Lansing, MI 48917

Posted: 12/01/2023 Job Type: Permanent/Direct Hire Industry: IT Job Number: 24492 Pay Rate: $ 75000.00 - $ 95000.00

Job Description

Our client, a leading player in the automotive industry, is seeking a dedicated and experienced IT Systems Administrator to join their dynamic team. With a commitment to excellence and a focus on innovation, this is an opportunity to be at the forefront of technological advancements in the field.

  • Maintain IT support for the facility, collaborating with the admin team as needed, including occasional weekend production and equipment upgrades.
  • Provide expertise in Microsoft Server installation, maintenance, and upgrades.
  • Administer Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager for optimal system performance.
  • Conduct Active Directory user setup and ensure seamless GPO maintenance.
  • Support and maintain the IT Hyper-V virtualization infrastructure for enhanced operational efficiency.
  • Collaborate with the IT Admin team to ensure uninterrupted network functionality and peak performance.
  • Research and deploy essential Windows/software/firmware updates to keep systems up-to-date.
  • Conduct PC hardware and software installations, imaging, upgrades, and troubleshooting.
  • Schedule and execute patching and upgrades during downtime to minimize production interference.
  • Provide support for moves, additions, and changes for Server & PC hardware and software while offering direct end-user support.
  • Liaise with Corporate IT to manage WAN/firewall rules and troubleshooting, MS Office installs, mobile email setups, and address related issues.
  • Maintain and enhance the disaster recovery process, establishing and adhering to a regular test schedule.
  • Document software, hardware, and network processes for clear understanding and efficient knowledge transfer.
  • Ensure all software applications operate at the most current revision levels, promoting consistency throughout the facility.
  • Oversee system backups and conduct regular recovery testing to ensure data availability in case of system issues.
  • Assist with camera/security system maintenance.
  • Support the plant sound/emergency system to ensure uninterrupted safety measures.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned, showcasing versatility and adaptability.

Job Requirements

  • Six years' hands-on experience with Server/PC environments (Windows Server 2012 or higher & Windows 10 or higher, MS O365 Pro, TCP/IP, SNMP, VPN) utilizing industrial switches and routers.
  • Three years' expertise in server virtualization (Hyper-V) and familiarity with SAN technologies (NetApp preferred, but not required).
  • Three years' proficiency in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager.
  • Experience with VEEAM backup software.
  • Familiarity with Oracle and/or SQL Server 2012 or higher.
  • Knowledge of Linux Operating Systems.
  • Automotive tier one sequencing background is highly desirable.

Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field of study. Six+ years of work-related experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree. Technical certifications are a plus. A combination of work experience and applicable schooling will be considered.

Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to stand or walk for a minimum of two (2) to four (4) hours a day.
  • Capability to perform work while sitting for six (6) hours a day.
  • Capacity to lift up to 40 pounds on an occasional basis.
  • Proficiency in performing repetitive motion for four (4) to six (6) hours a day.

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This is a rare opportunity to join a forward-thinking organization that values expertise and innovation. If you're ready to make a significant impact and advance your career in IT systems administration, we encourage you to APPLY NOW. No need for a cover letter, just submit your resume and let your experience speak for itself.

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