Apex Systems, Inc. Windows Systems Administrator in Champaign, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/6423059 POSITION SUMMARY:nThe Systems Administrator will play a fundamental role in tailoring our systems to meet business requirements. This position will build virtual and physical servers and storage, setup logging, implement monitoring, and maintain these servers to facilitate employee efficiency.nPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:nCollaborate with the appropriate departments and customers to build systems that support organizational requirementsnMaintain current server infrastructurenProvide recommendations and fixes to technical problems in a cost-effective mannernEnsures continuous delivery of technical services through oversight of Service Level Agreements with End Users and monitoring of systems, programs and equipment performancenAutomation of tasks using a combination of scripting and configuration management systemsnTroubleshoot and perform break-fix tasks on all systems as necessary including servers, appliances and systemsnAct as technical lead on MIS projectsnMaintain systems securitynMaintain detailed records and prepare communication as needednEnsure precise, consistent and timely communications with the users and leadershipnSet, manage and meet goals and deadlinesnParticipate in corporate continuous improvement initiatives to enhance client services, efficiency and profitabilitynParticipate in selected inter-departmental meetings, conferences, conference calls and planningnDocument project status and completion on daily basisnCommunicate effectively with clarity and transparencynInnovative critical and creative thinking to evaluate and solve issuesnPerform other duties as assignednEDUCATION, SKILL AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:nBA Degree recommended or equivalent work experiencenMust have a working knowledge of Microsoft server and storage solutionsnProficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including VisionMCSE PreferrednExperience with server, storage, networking and virtualization systemsnExperience with Citrix XEN Server and StarWind virtual san a plusnExcellent communication skills (strong verbal and written required)nStrong customer service skillsnInterpersonal skillsnTeaming skillsnTime management and multi-tasking skillsnStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsnCollaborative, team-oriented attitudenStrong organization and facilitation skillsnAbility to easily adapt to changes in process, procedures, and prioritynFamiliar with storage managementnFamiliar with Windows clusteringnFamiliar with all Windows Operation Systems (Windows 7, 10, Server 2012/2016)nFamiliar with server and workstation deploymentnExperience with Linus is preferrednCandidates must be creative and strategic thinkers, who have demonstrated excellent follow-through and attention to detailnEEO EmployernApex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.nVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EO is the Law poster is available here.