Senior Systems Administrator

Whidbey Telecom   Langley, WA   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on July 15, 2022
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Senior Systems Administrator

Location: Langley, WA

The Senior Systems Administrator is responsible for the administration of multiple servers in a corporate IT environment. The Administrator will handle on-site and remote management, maintenance, upgrades, backups, troubleshooting of server systems, databases, software and associated licenses. Support for internal software applications that used by all aspects of business.


  • Administer and support all aspects of a Hybrid Onsite/O365 Microsoft AD environment
  • Administer and support associated SQL databases
  • Administer and support all aspects of a Hybrid Onsite/O365 Exchange environment
  • Administer upgrade and migration projects of core services while ensuring business continuity
  • Participate in ongoing strategic and resource planning, development and documentation of network, SAN, and virtualization infrastructure
  • Work with the Director of Technology to design, coordinate and implement regulatory and security compliance policies and procedures
  • Lead IT projects including lifecycle upgrades, application design, requirements and documentation
  • Work closely with clients, vendors, and colleagues to identify and resolve complex issues or problems that impact our employee’s IT needs
  • Develop department procedures for all installations and configurations; system updates/patches; and pro-active support on virus protection
  • Provide input on identifying current and future resource needs and corresponding justification of required resources and participate in technology review and purchasing decisions
  • Provide technical support to help desk technicians and coworkers. Requires working with third-party vendors via email, telephone, web
  • Manage all server, systems, services and applications backups
  • On-Call duties as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Strong systems knowledge, including deep familiarity with Microsoft Windows network operating systems and the supporting architecture of Active Directory, DNS, etc.
  • Strong working knowledge of O365 administration
  • Customer service-oriented attitude (good people-skills)
  • Experience with Exchange administration and trouble shooting
  • Experience with SQL database administration and trouble shooting
  • Strong programming and/or scripting knowledge to support workflow automation
  • 5+ Years of Windows Server environment administration and configuration
  • 3+ Years of Windows PowerShell programming
  • Solid understanding of virtualization concepts and industry best practices (VMware Infrastructure and, VDI and Data Center solutions - vCenter, View Manager, ESXi, etc.)
  • Must be able to work independently to troubleshoot, perform root cause analysis and resolution efforts and be commited to resolving technical issues regardless of effort or timeframe required.
  • Knowledge of system performance methodologies along with hands on experience monitoring and analyzing system performance data
  • Ability to clearly document technical requirements and translate complex solutions into an accurate, concise and easily understood record
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Proven ability to participate with other functional teams in systems integration and design including writing operational specifications, test plans and requirements with attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to perform job functions with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Willing to work off-hours as needed
  • Valid WA State Driver’s license and insurable driving record
  • Valid Enhanced WA State Driver’s license or Passport
  • Pre-employment & ongoing drug screens
  • Pass background & credit check
  • Must be eligible to work in the USA

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Whidbey Telecom is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and a smoke-free and drug-free workplace.