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IT System Administrator

Premier System Integrators
Smyrna, TN 37167
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Premier System Integrators


PREMIER is growing and currently hiring System Administrator to join our talented team in Nashville, TN!

Why Work at PREMIER?

Do you want to work for a company that operates on strong values and ethics? A company large enough to have challenging projects while being small enough for you to make a big impact? A 100% Employee Owned company with a professional workforce focused on improving each day? Then PREMIER is the opportunity you've been waiting for.

In addition to a great environment and challenging work, PREMIER offers a strong total compensation package including profit sharing, annual employee stock allocation for all eligible employees, 401k with match, and standard benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance.


The System Administrator works with the IT team to design, implement, and maintain innovative and reliable IT services to enable PREMIER's employees to maximize their efficiency and productivity. Their focus is on developing expertise in the network and server infrastructure technologies that company systems are built on.

IT System Administrator Responsibilities:

  • Use available monitoring and diagnostic tools to proactively identify potential issues before they affect end users
  • Minimize downtime of IT services and troubleshoot and resolve unexpected failures of server and network hardware/software
  • Research and diagnose problems that cannot be immediately resolved, working with software, hardware, and service vendors to open and resolve support cases where necessary
  • Work independently on systems and technologies of intermediate complexity and work with guidance on more complex environments
  • Maintain and follow documented IT procedures and processes, including:

- Perform regular patching and maintenance of servers and network infrastructure

- Monitor system performance and follow up on abnormal conditions

- Perform scheduled recovery tests and environment restores

  • Participate in analyzing company needs and proposing software and hardware solutions to meet those needs
  • Work under guidance in the specification, procurement, installation and configuration of server and network software and hardware
  • Participate in maintaining good IT documentation and procedures, including updating existing documentation and identifying and drafting new documentation where appropriate
  • Participate in organizational disaster recovery planning
  • Provide off-hours support, when necessary, for system maintenance and downtime events
  • Monitor network traffic for suspicious behavior
. Requirements:

IT System Administrator Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred, equivalent education/experience will be considered
  • 1-5 years of IT experience
  • The following certifications are preferred but not required:
  • CompTIA Server+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Other relevant certifications will be considered

This position will be involved in design, configuration, and troubleshooting in a variety of technologies and services, with some examples listed here. Experience and proficiency in all of these environments is not a prerequisite for the position, but will receive consideration.

  • Microsoft client and server Operating Systems
  • Active Directory (FSMO roles, group policy, etc.)
  • File server role, DFS replication, etc.
  • Exchange Server
  • SQL Server
  • SharePoint Server
  • Firewall configuration and troubleshooting
  • RRAS, NPS, and VPN (client/server and site-to-site)
  • DNS, WINS, DHCP, etc.
  • Windows certificate infrastructure
  • IIS, SSL, etc.
  • Virtualization (VMware, Hyper-V)
  • Anti-spam/malware/virus strategies
  • Windows scripting (VBScript, PowerShell, etc.)
  • TCP/IP networking (switch/router configuration, VLANs, subnetting, etc.)
  • Cloud services (Office 365, Exchange, SharePoint, etc.)
  • Microsoft Teams with voice
  • Hardware Authentication Device (smart cards, security tokens, etc.)

**All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. PREMIER is not currently accepting work visas.**

PREMIER System Integrators is an Equal Opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, sexuality, transgender status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting our HR department at 713-355-7202.

Posted: 2021-03-09 Expires: 2021-04-10

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