Senior Systems Administrator

Total Administrative Services   •  

Madison, WI

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 54 days ago

Position Purpose:

The purpose of this position is, but is not limited to, responsible for networking, installing, configuring, architecting, routing, and engineering solutions around servers, LAN/WAN systems, and telecommunication systems. Responds to escalated systems alerts, investigates and recovers hardware/software failures, Responsible for the identification and resolution of service-level problems and the identification and support of mission-critical tasks.

This is a full-time, exempt position working Monday through Friday with core hours of 8:00am to 5:00pm with on-call rotation for after-hours support. The position will report to our Managerof Infrastructure. Our preference is to hire candidates who are able to work out of our corporate offices in Madison, Wisconsin.

Positional Responsibilities:

  • Senior-level support for System Administrators, troubleshooting & resolutions for server/storage/network/software issues
  • Architect/Engineer systems, (server/storage/network) solutions that align with business objectives
  • Architect/support server installations on both physical and virtual environments
  • Architect/support network installation & equipment as needed
  • Architect/support telecommunications equipment
  • Research new technology (hardware\software)
  • Evaluate performance and optimize servers/storage/network equipment and suggest solutions as needed
  • Architect Windows Active Directory Infrastructure
  • Monitor system performance, reliability, and security
  • Support all Infrastructure related projects
  • Install and configure a wide variety of server/storage/network technologies
  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and standards
  • Develop assessments that provide an understanding and resolution to outages, capacity issues, quality problems and security related events
  • Install and administer commercial and proprietary software
  • Involved in IT projects as a resource for completing technical tasks or acting as technical lead

Positional Competencies:

  • Expert in desktop/server operating systems, PCs, servers, network, storage technologies and monitoring
  • Expert in networking technologies, (LAN/WAN, Layer2/3, routers, switches, firewalls, IPS, VPNs, VLANs, DHCP, DNS, FTP, IOS, ACLs)
  • Expert in Active Directory
  • Expert in virtualization and software technologies
  • Expert in Cloud platforms, Infrastructure as a Service, and Platform as a Service
  • Skilled in telecommunications and phone equipment
  • Skilled in interaction between software development and infrastructure/SysOps/DevOps
  • Skilled in security & security best practices
  • Skilled in using industry standard practices for supporting complex infrastructure environment
  • Mentor and train Systems Administrators and staff
  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and standards


  • Education and/or experience equivalent to a minimum of an Associate’s degree from an accredited college, university, or vocational college with a degree in computer sciences or a related discipline required
  • Six or more years of systems administration experience, including experience with Window, Linux, and virtualization (VMware preferred) technologies required
  • Experience with firewalls and wireless solutions is preferred
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud technologies is a plus

Corporate Core Competencies:

  • Adaptability - Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure, and adjusts plans to meet changing needs
  • Initiative - Deals with problems as they arise, focusing energy and resources on those situations until resolved; identifies new opportunities and takes action; takes on new responsibilities when needed
  • Results Focus - Can be counted on to meet or exceed goals; pushes self and others for results; is a conscientious worker who can be relied upon to handle unforeseen obstacles
  • Customer Focus - Meets internal and external customer expectations; delivers upon commitments; build customer confidence; follows through on requests gaining trust and respect
  • Ethics/Integrity - Is seen as a direct, truthful individual; adheres to appropriate core values at all times; acts in line with those values; rewards the right values and disapproves of others; practices what he/she preaches

TASC is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic partner status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Requisition ID : 1869