System Administrator

Posting Date 4 days ago(4/7/2021 2:05 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Location(s)
West Lafayette IN United States
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Advanced Technologies
Information Technology


The person in this position is responsible for server deployment, server management, network design, and network management. This person will also provide technical hands-on expertise in the day-to-day operation of servers and storage area network for Cook AT and, upon request, for sister Cook companies. 



  • Server installation and management (Microsoft Windows and various Linux distributions), including updates and patch management
  • Network design and implementation including: structured cabling, switch deployment and management, firewall and router management, VPN, and remote site installation and maintenance
  • Manage and maintain VMWare environment
  • Maintain all network equipment
  • Monitor industry for new security and network technologies
  • Server installation and management, including updates and patch management
  • Proactively manage systems to provide maximum uptime
  • Manage backup solution (Unitrends); manage backup & recovery
  • Resolve technical system issues
  • Develop technical solutions to satisfy business needs
  • Provide technical support to desktop support, development staff, other IT staff and all users
  • 24 x 7 on-call availability


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in computer related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Windows Server, and Active Directory Administration experience (must include work with: installations / upgrades, clustering, performance monitoring & tuning, backup/recovery, security)
  • Basic skills in configuring Windows Servers, VMWARE, as needed for new environments
  • Network infrastructure experience (switches, routers, firewalls)
  • Knowledge of client/server, application development
  • Storage virtualization and SAN experience
  • Overall system/network administration skills
  • LAN / WAN configuration and troubleshooting a plus
  • IP subnetting and basic routing a plus
  • Experience working with Performance Monitoring Software 
  • SQL or Oracle knowledge a plus
  • Excellent organizational skills and prioritizing skills


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