Senior Systems Administrator

HNI Davenport , IA 52803

Posted 3 months ago

HNI Corporation, an industry leader in office furniture design and manufacturing is in search of a Senior System Administrator to join our team in Muscatine, IA!

As a Senior System Administrator, you will provide a capable, secure, and stable operating system and application services to support Business applications and IT services/infrastructure. You will also serve as the last line of support for infrastructure server hardware and software resources.

Some of the essential aspects of the position include:

  • Design, install, configure, support, and test a reliable solution for Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

  • Responsible for day-to-day support of the Windows Operating System, various operational utilities, and the process documentation and server hardware

  • Server Installation and support

  • Creating or updating process documentation for installation/configuration, upgrades and patches of all hardware, operating system, and operational utilities on server systems

  • Managing virtualized server environments

  • Owns primary responsibility for installation/configuration, upgrades and patches of all hardware, operating system, and operational utilities on server systems

  • Adheres to documented, approved standards

  • Plans and coordinates infrastructure changes to accommodate server requests

  • Monitors, schedules, and implements server storage expansions, as required for business partner needs

  • Coordinates and plans with other support groups and vendors to provide emergency and scheduled maintenance in an effective time frame

  • Gather and analyze metrics of server performance and security

  • Responsible for coordinating changes, and minimizing the business impact

  • Understand and follow corporate and departmental processes and policies

  • Recommend and oversee advanced configurations and design new solutions within established standards

  • Act as a mentor to junior team members

  • Acts as liaison with other departments, divisions, vendors and other organizations

  • Acts as a subject matter expert in at least one of the following areas: DNS, AD, mail, OS, VDI, virtual server technology, SAN, etc.

  • Participate in on-call rotation and perform other related duties as assigned

What it takes:

  • 4-year college diploma or university degree in computer systems design, computer science or related field and/or equivalent technical

  • 7+ years of experience in information technology focusing in domain specific technologies

  • Proven history of meeting and exceeding performance metrics

  • Project Management experience

  • Understanding and practical experience with ITIL principles and processes

  • Strong understanding of business processes

  • Proven ability to lead complex and or significant projects and enlist organizational support

  • Demonstrated ability to lead complex and/or significant projects and enlists organization support

  • Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve conflicting objectives

  • Identify and clearly define objectives and requirements for use within current standards

  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, supervisors, and management

  • Conducts presentations to IT staff, management, business partners, and vendors

  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical audience

We look forward to hearing from you!

Why HNI Corporation?

HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI), is a $2.3 billion-dollar, global office furniture and hearth product enterprise. Our furniture brands are among the strongest, most widely known in the industry, including HON, Allsteel, Gunlocke, HBF, Maxon, and OFM. The depth and breadth of our brands, the scale and capability of our manufacturing, and the strength of our distribution enables us to provide the best office furniture solutions to meet the needs of every customer.

The fourth largest employer in Iowa, HNI Corporation has been ranked by Industry Week magazine as one of the "Top 100 Best Managed Companies in the World", by Fortune magazine as "The Most Admired Company" in the furniture industry; and named by Chief Executive Magazine as one of the world's best companies for leadership development.

We invite you to visit us at for the best visual overview of our organization.


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