Job Description

Rethink what’s possible with SwitchThink! SwitchThink Solutions is an IT Services CUSO from Desert Financial.

As a collaborative partner for innovation, SwitchThink Solutions offers technology solutions that help credit unions achieve their transformational goals. Our knowledgeable development, infrastructure, and IT operations experts work hand-in-hand with our clients to maximize the benefits of their technology and speed their results.

The Senior Systems Administrator possesses a broad understanding of hardware and software technology and its application in a business environment. The Senior Systems Administrator is responsible for designing and supporting all key infrastructure components of the Virtual and Windows environment including Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, SCOM and SCCM. The Administrator’s skills must also include expert knowledge of PowerShell and other automation methods. The Administrator’s must be proficient in with a virtual and windows platform environment. The Senior Systems Administer also performs investigation, diagnostic testing and repair/ resolution of system, hardware, software and infrastructure.


What you will do here:

Support and maintain a complex Microsoft Active Directory infrastructure.

Support and maintain the virtual and physical server platforms and environments.

Create system automations using PowerShell and other scripting languages leveraging orchestration tools to drive consistency and compliance.

Install and maintain 3rd party applications in support of a financial institution including imaging, collections, lending, and accounting systems.

Develop system documentation containing key infrastructure components and network flows.

Respond to inquiries from staff and outside vendors to provide technical assistance, support, and system issues and assist in outage remediation efforts.

Perform other job-related duties as assigned.


What you will need:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or related field.

8 years of Senior Systems Administrator, Windows Engineer, MCSE, and Virtual Systems Engineer experience.

Enterprise Data experience.

Programming and scripting experience (C#, PowerShell, VBScript, Perl, etc).

Experience with virtualized servers using VMWare.

Experience supporting multi-domain Active Directory forests (DNS, DHCP, Group Policies).

Proven experience with vendors and multi-level lines of business organizations.

Network Engineer, Network Administrator, Infrastructure Engineer, or Infrastructure Administrator experience preferred.

Storage administration experience preferred.

Experience with Citrix Server administration including Netscalers preferred.

Backup administration including scheduling and troubleshooting issues.

Microsoft MCSE, MCTS, and MCSA certification required.

Cisco CCNA or VMWare VCP certifications preferred.

Windows Server Administration knowledge.

Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange, Skype, SharePoint, and SQL.

Database Administration.

Intermediate Network Administration.

Server and Infrastructure design and administration.

Scripting and programming languages including PowerShell, C#, VBScript, etc.

Unix Administration.

WebServices, websites, and other web related technologies.

Supporting fault-tolerant, highly available, clustered solutions.

Excellent communication skills.

Project management skills.

Critical thinking skills and creative problem solver.

Excellent time management skills with the ability to work on multiple active projects.


We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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