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Senior IT Systems / Network Administrator

3820 Ventura Drive, Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Full Time

Role Description:

As an IT Systems / Network Administrator, you will be designing, implementing, and maintaining the company’s IT infrastructure. In the process, you will interact with practically everyone in the company and work closely with other individuals with significant technical knowledge and experience. This will allow you to learn numerous technologies and advance your skills while forming great professional and personal relationships. This role is for someone who flourishes in a fast-paced environment, has a strong work ethic, is a clear communicator, and has a passion for technology and innovation.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and manage service levels of system providers
  • Ensure that the internet and internal network function seamlessly
  • Ensure that the phone system operates correctly
  • Fix problems with the network, or computer hardware and software as they arise
  • Supervise bandwidth use, examine traffic sequence and volumes, and establish the impact of problems
  • Make sure security principles are maintained
  • Monitor the email system to make sure it is operating efficiently
  • Ensure that all computers have the latest / appropriate software including antivirus, etc.
  • Perform routine maintenance on the servers and routers as necessary
  • Research and recommend new hardware to be purchased
  • Load and configure all new hardware

Required Skills And Experience:

  • BA / BS technical degree
  • 2+ years of related experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • To be solution-oriented and collaborate well with co-workers
  • Experience with email administration and troubleshooting (knowledge of Google Workspace Administration is a plus)
  • Good knowledge and practical experience with LAN/WAN/VoIP/firewall technologies
  • Knowledge and experience with L2 and L3 networking
  • Experience with deploying and using Network Controllers to monitor, operate, manage, troubleshoot, and maintain the services related to the data communication network (Ubiquiti UniFi experience is a plus)
  • VMware workstation or equivalent experience
  • Experience with managing SMB networks/products (NAS, managed switches, routers, firewalls)
  • Experience managing Subversion and MediaWiki
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows 10 desktop and server OS

Desirable Skills:

  • Cisco / Juniper Network certification
  • Level II IT support of Google Cloud, AWS, Bluehost Web Hosting (WordPress)
  • Basic Linux background
  • Administration of cloud endpoint antivirus (Crowdstrike or similar)
  • Experience with vendors for  hardware procurement and warranty support
  • Cybersecurity – CMMC or NIST


Competitive compensation package per the experience level


Company Benefits


  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • Basic life insurance
  • Short term disability
  • Long term disability
  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Company matching 401k plan

General Requirements

  • US Citizen (we do military work)
  • Ideally from midwest, or strongly desires to be in the midwest

COVID-19 Considerations

  • We are an essential business and are working in the office. This is an in-office position.

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