Systems Administrator

Innerworkings Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 weeks ago


We are currently hiring a Systems Administrator to join our growing technical team in Chicago. This role will be responsible for in the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the servers, network and services for our 2500+ employee organization.


  • Supporting a hybrid Windows/Linux environment (80% Windows, 20% Linux)

  • Performing hands-on administration of Windows servers and coordinating systems activities

  • Furnishing the organization with data security, reliability and accessibility

  • Maintaining operating software, including OS as well as applications

  • Closely controlling the production environment to ensure stability and uptime

  • Ongoing documentation of systems and team collaboration

  • Performing data back-ups and planning for capacity growth as well as providing system performance tuning

  • Monitoring networks and security including event logs, messages and alerts

  • Ensuring stability and maintaining system up time 99.99%

  • Participating in on-call rotation covering emergency and scheduled maintenance during off hours

  • Additional off hours availability will be required as needed

  • Coordinating and interfacing with multiple business units and aggressively following-up on details


  • Bachelor Degree in related discipline or equivalent experience

  • 2-3 years of experience supporting Windows Servers in a medium to large scale environment

  • Experience with Microsoft Active Directory, IIS, SCCM

  • Experience with Windows 2012 R2, Windows 2016

  • Experience with Virtualization Platforms (VMware or Hyper-V)

  • Experience with monitoring software (Orion preferred)

  • Experience with O365/Azure

  • Experience with SQL Clustering

  • Experience with Backup Software (Commvault preferred)

  • Familiarity with networking Switches, Firewalls, WAN, LAN, & VPN

  • Knowledge of Load Balancing (Citrix NetScaler preferred)

  • Experience with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop

  • Experience with SAN Technologies 3Par, EMC etc.

  • Experience with infrastructure automation (Powershell. Bash preferred)

  • Ability to diagnose service problems and understand and manage complex systems

  • Detail oriented, strong communication skills and a proactive team member

  • Entrepreneurial minded with an internal drive to continuously hit goals and succeed.


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