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IT Systems Administrator

The IT System Administrator is a broadened role within Kimball Electronics Shared Services that reports to the IT Infrastructure Manager. This role is responsible for administration, management, and level II support of infrastructure systems globally. We are a global company with a wide variety of business needs that require IT infrastructure support. We value our environment of mutual trust, personal integrity and accountability, cooperation, sense of family and good humor. We cultivate a style of empowerment, individual initiative and teamwork. We believe that candidates will enjoy our flexibility in maintaining a strong work-life balance.
To be successful, the candidate must possess a positive attitude, excellent communication skills, ability to handle multiple priorities and projects in order to effectively transform business needs into technical solutions. Applicants must be a US person by definition of ITAR regulations and need to possess a minimum of an Associate's Degree in IT related field with 3+ years of practical work experience and applicable technical training/certifications.
Key Performance Objectives:
Short Term (0-6 months):
  • Learn KEI Guiding Principles, philosophies, and cultural attributes
  • Develop technical relationships with key IT contacts
  • Build and maintain business relationships with Business Unit contacts
  • Jumpstart and acclimate into ongoing IT integration project work
  • Immediate introduction and jumpstart for datacenter hardware refresh project
  • Acclimate to KEI IT processes, monitoring, and systems
  • Integrate into System Administrator off hours production support rotation
  • Support business operations and initiatives as needed
  • Gain familiarity with IT standards and security practices, maintaining and providing feedback for necessary changes
Mid to Long Term (6+ months):
  • Identify opportunities to improve or automate KEI processes and systems
  • Familiarize with upcoming improvements and projects
  • Lead projects for Computing Infrastructure team
  • Bolster existing documentation of processes
  • Support growth in public cloud infrastructure
  • Support M365 services and infrastructure
  • Identify industry trends that KEI could leverage
  • Support and implement scripts, processes, and solutions with a goal of building a Continuous Improvement environment
  • Expanded familiarity with SAP HANA landscapes to provide support, insights, and recommendations
Preferred candidates will have considerable experience and qualifications with the following:
  • Windows Server Operating Systems, Active Directory and Group Policy
  • Storage arrays and infrastructure
  • TCP IP networking
  • Server platforms including Cisco UCS and HPE
  • VMware hypervisor
  • Enterprise services including DNS, DHCP, RDS, and Exchange
  • Office 365 services including Azure AD, Intune, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, & Power BI
  • Microsoft PowerShell
  • Microsoft SQL server
  • SuSE Enterprise Linux
  • Cybersecurity best practices
Kimball Electronics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.