APL Logistics Americas, Ltd IT Systems Administrator in Bolingbrook, Illinois
IT Systems Administrator
This IT Systems Administrator position will primarily be supporting end user computing on a day to day basis, ranging from issues with PC’s, printers and accessories etc. Candidate will also be responsible for ensuring network and wireless stability across multiple sites in the greater Chicago and Kenosha area. This position is based out of Bolingbrook, IL.
This individual will provide local and remote support for network infrastructure, servers, storage, end user hardware & software, desktop support, Wi-Fi, audio and video conferencing along with mobile devices in a fast-paced, dynamic and rewarding environment. The incumbent will possess an energetic and positive demeanor, welcomes challenges and seeks constant opportunity to grow and learn. As a member of the team, the ability to work independently and prioritize multiple IT incidents is essential to this position.
* Responsibilities: *
This position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
Design, configure, and maintain functional IT networks
Implement and maintain IT network security standards
Establish, maintain and perform automated network health checks and monitoring for performance and stability
Self-manage time and meet deadlines
Setup, maintain & support SAN storage, backup & archive systems.
Build, rollout & support local and remote desktops, laptops. This includes new hardware and software installation, network software configuration, upgrades to workstation hardware/software
General end user support and triaging of issues with various applications
Maintain & support WiFi implementations and mobile computers at all operations
First level support of virtual switching and server environments (VMware, HyperV etc)
Maintain current inventory of IT assets assigned to locations, including tracking additions, relocations, and disposal through the continued use and maintenance of LanSweeper, Active directory & other tools.
Coordinate and implement network software and hardware upgrades
Maintain & support LAN/WAN performance, connectivity and related network problems, administering security and malware control measures
Frequent local travel will be required; overnight travel on occasion.
Bachelor Degree in IT, technical training or related work experience
Minimum 4 years of work experience with a broad base of technologies, demonstrating progressive levels of responsibilities in a predominantly MS Windows environment.
Experience supporting WiFi networks and mobile computers in a warehouse environment
Strong problem solving & analytical skills along with sound decision making abilities
Advanced knowledge of networking fundamentals, design, implementation & troubleshooting
Strong interpersonal skills are required. Ability to work effectively with team members, clients and other areas of the IT environment.
Fundamental ability to brainstorm, research, conceptualize and implement solutions for technical challenges
Experience supporting SAN storage devices, backup & archive tools & systems
Great written and oral communication skills.
Customer Service focused, ability to prioritize workflow, work independently and remotely support multiple locations.
Working knowledge of virtual switching and server environments (VMware, HyperV etc)
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
IT Certifications: CompTIA Network , A , Microsoft MTA, MCSA, MCSE
Cisco CCENT or CCNA highly regarded but not required
Experience maintaining Motorola/Zebra mobile computers a plus
Knowledge of barcode & label printer hardware and software
Spanish speaking a plus
Teamwork – showing a commitment to teamwork and collaboration
Respect – extending dignity and respect to all people
Integrity – fostering trust and a positive work environment
Innovation – bringing creativity to the workplace
Customer Focus – achieving Company, department, and personal goals through a strong customer focus
Job: Information Technology
Primary Location: US-IL-Bolingbrook
USA 800 Veterans Bolingbrook(1342)
800 Veterans Parkway
Organization Region North America
Job Schedule Full-time
Job Type Standard
Travel Yes, 50 % of the Time
Req ID: 1800019Z
The company is committed to and supports equal employment opportunity and affirmative action to all employees and applicants for employment. Equal employment opportunity means equal treatment of employees and applicants without regard to the following legally-protected characteristics: race, color, religion, creed, sex (gender identity), pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age (40 and over), medical condition, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), veteran status, physical or mental disability status or any other legally-protected status.