Systems Analyst


Cedar Rapids, IA

Industry: Business Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 354 days ago

Involta is seeking three full-time Systems Analysts, whom are responsible for maintenance and security of standard operating systems and server platforms.  The Analyst role is responsible for owning the overall design, implementation of their technology footprint.  An Analyst will mentor other members in their group and help develop talent.  The Analyst role is considered the top of the escalation path internally and will be responsible for owning problems until they are resolved. 

These positions can be located at either our Duluth, MN, Cedar Rapids, IA or Cleveland/Akron/Youngstown, OH locations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Point of contact to the Systems team
  • Installs, configures and maintains server hardware, network devices and operating systems
  • Sets up, configures, and supports internal and/or external networks
  • Develops and maintains all systems, applications, security, and network configurations
  • Monitors email and web servers, filtering, and storage
  • Creates user accounts and maintains security levels on applications, storage folders and databases
  • Troubleshoots network performance issues, analyzes and resolves problems associated with server hardware
  • Tests and evaluates network systems servers and desktop systems to eliminate problems and make
  • Recommends hardware, software applications, upgrades and patches
  • Provides technical support and guidance to users
  • Creates tests and maintains disaster recovery plans

The above statements cover what are generally believed to be the principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.

Education and Experience

  • 7 or more years of experience 
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical and problem analysis experience
  • Microsoft certification preferred
  • SAN management experience is a plus

Technical Knowledge

  • Knowledge in Microsoft Windows2008R2, Windows2012R2 and Server 2016, Active Directory, and VMware required
  • Advanced understanding of Virtualization Concepts and Platforms
  • Strong background with Microsoft Office Products
  • Strong understanding of email and concepts
  • Understanding of LAN and WAN configuration and management
  • Familiarity with End-Point Management Systems

Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to identify key issues in a situation and to think creatively and strategically in facing internal and external challenges
  • Effective leadership and the ability to coach, mentor and motivate a staff of business and technical professionals
  • Experience in technology transfer
  • Effective oral and written communications
  • Must be able to interact with staff and customers in a professional environment

Travel Requirements

  • Occasional travel is required
  • Occasional night and weekend work is required