System Administrator I

Vermeer Corporation Pella , IA 50219

Posted 2 weeks ago

You're not likely to find another company like Vermeer. Our people are from all walks of life in locations around the world, rolling up our sleeves and getting tough work done every day. Together. We're a family-owned and operated company with an unmatched culture, one that is built on the belief that every Vermeer team member has real, personal impact - on our people, our customers and our world. Whoever you are and where you are in your career, Vermeer helps you be Equipped to Do More.

Job Summary

Work Shift

2 - Second Shift

The Systems Administrator I achieves high service levels by installing, securing, monitoring and troubleshooting operating systems, database management systems and other software. This role performs data backups and restorations, as well as defining and resolving system and hardware problems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1.Demonstrate the Vermeer characteristics of caring culture, demonstrating agility, customer focused, and stewardship and model the associated behaviors.

2.Manage setup, test and deploy applications including, but not limited to, Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), IT Service Management tool iTop application, VMware system, and virus software for all Vermeer-owned computers in a timely manner. Administer and assist with changes and additional functionality to track flow throughout the department.

3.Handle second level help desk calls regarding virus software. Responsible for providing monthly documentation. Troubleshoot and install software changes and new software packages.

4.Manage the software licenses of local, department and enterprise applications.

5.Plan, install and test operating systems, system upgrades and patches, system peripherals, utilities and other software.

6.Perform data backup, restoration and imaging to ensure no loss of data.

7.Manage the Group Policies for end user devices.

Education and/or Experience

  • 2-year college degree with a major in Computer Science or equivalent

  • Minimum 1 year related computer systems experience and/or training; and/or combination of education and experience.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of advanced complex computer hardware systems, along with application program integration concept and Microsoft Server.

  • Understanding of campus environment networking; knowledge of the Vermeer business systems, Vermeer campus network environment and the servers.

  • Ability to maintain server reliability as measured by total of all servers uptime.

  • Ability to perform assembly and installation of servers to mount in racks.

  • Ability to provide informative and professional assistance when working with the public/customers and co-workers.

  • Ability to provide excellent customer service; availability to be on-call for serious problems during off-shift hours is required, e.g., ability to respond within a 30-minute time frame when on-call.

  • Ability to maintain positive interpersonal relationships, which encourage openness with customers and peers; ability to develop interpersonal relationships with co-workers, staff, clients and the community to meet or exceed expectations.

  • Demonstration of excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstration of attention to detail and a high sense of accuracy; ability to create accurate, professional and error-free documents; ability to type and enter data accurately.

  • Demonstration of strong organizational skills; ability to work effectively under extreme stress; ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.


Up to 5% domestic and/or international travel by car or plane may be required.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation due to a disability at any stage of the employment application process should contact Team Member Solutions in human resources at (641) 621-8767 or at

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System Administrator I

Vermeer Corporation