System Administrator (Corporate - Athol)

<strong>From its Coeur d&rsquo;Alene, Idaho headquarters, the closely held, family-owned company is now one of America&rsquo;s largest lumber producers, with capacity for over one billion board feet per year and markets around the globe. The company holds high standards when it comes to product, process and company objectives. This is a healthy, growing company big enough for its national and international markets, but with hometown ethics and pride in a job well done.</strong>

Athol, ID

Idaho Forest Group

<p><strong>From its Coeur d&rsquo;Alene, Idaho headquarters, the closely held, family-owned company is now one of America&rsquo;s largest lumber producers, with capacity for over one billion board feet per year and markets around the globe. The company holds high standards when it comes to product, process and company objectives. This is a healthy, growing company big enough for its national and international markets, but with hometown ethics and pride in a job well done. Excellence is the goal in caring for our team members, customers, and natural resources.<br /><br />IFG is a growing company with 5 regional sawmills and a finger-joint facility located in North Idaho and our newest sawmill in Lumberton, Mississippi, that values employees and holds a reputation for high quality products.<br /></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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$85,000 - $100,000 Depending on Experience

Overview: <p>The System Administrator position is a full-time position in the Information Technology (IT) Department. The System Administrator, under general supervision, will be responsible for enterprise server architecture, security and day-to-day operations. Specifically working with design, configuration, implementation, maintenance, security and administration activities in an enterprise server infrastructure. This includes Virtual, Physical and Hosted Server platforms, SANs, backups and other related server equipment. This position is routinely assigned deliverables on various technical projects and works independently as well as part of a team. This role contributes to the team in an effort to further share knowledge and processes and ensures lessons learned are documented. Travel between sites and after-hours support services will be required. This position will report to the Chief Information Officer.<br /><br /></p> <p><strong>Work Schedule</strong>: Monday through Friday, hours depending upon need.</p> <p><strong>Compensation:&nbsp;</strong>$85,000 - $100,000 Depending on Experience&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Design, install, configure, troubleshoot, maintain, upgrade and audit the server infrastructure.</li> <li>Monitor overall health of production, hosted and pre-production server environments.</li> <li>Maintain reliable, secure and robust operation of server environment including installation and updates of operating systems and software releases, system upgrades and backups.</li> <li>Evaluate and install patches and resolve software related problems.</li> <li>Collaborate with Security and implement strong security configurations, remediate vulnerabilities, manage email filtering and install updates.</li> <li>Administration of virtualized hosts and provisioning of virtual machines.</li> <li>Oversee backups of production systems and ensure restore processes are functional and secure.</li> <li>Create and keep up to date server infrastructure documentation.</li> <li>Manage DNS for internal and external name resolution.</li> <li>Monitors capacity and analyzes information concerning processing time, response times, application/software, CPU loads, etc.</li> <li>Proactively informs management of potential system concerns, makes recommendations, and provides capacity planning/metric reports.</li> <li>Administration of systems to support digital signage and remote access applications.</li> <li>Ensure uptime of mission critical infrastructure components and adhere to strict SLAs.</li> <li>Maintain governmental compliance and participate in audits as needed.</li> <li>Conduct technical evaluations on new products and provide recommendations.</li> <li>Keep up to date on the latest technologies and trends.</li> <li>Provide 24x7 on-call support as required.</li> <li>Follows operational procedures to appropriately analyze, escalate, and assist in remediation of critical information security incidents.</li> <li>Participates in the development of project proposals with emphasis on cost/benefits.</li> <li>Assist IT team with improvements to enhance functionality and service to users.</li> <li>Perform other duties as assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <div class="row"> <div class="col-md-24"> <ul> <li>Skilled in organizing and expressing ideas effectively in oral and written communication.</li> <li>Excellent problem-solving and time-management skills.</li> <li>Self-motivated and able to work effectively in a team environment.</li> <li>5+ years in a Windows Server environment or Systems Administrator role.</li> <li>Experience supporting data, storage and voice devices.</li> <li>Proficient in administration of Windows servers, Exchange, Azure and SQL Server.</li> <li>Follow through on short- and long-term projects.</li> <li>Hands-on experience with servers and appliances.</li> <li>Working knowledge of computer systems and networks.</li> <li>Must be capable of following strict policies and procedures.</li> <li>Highly organized, analytical and action oriented.</li> <li>Creates and maintains technical documentation on server processes and standards.</li> <li>Physically perform the essential functions of the job.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS</strong><strong>:</strong></p> <p>(Persons applying for a position should have a combination of the following experience and training.)</p> <ul> <li>Four years of information technology related experience or combination of post-secondary technical training such as: installing workstations, providing technical support for software, or installing and maintaining hardware, network infrastructure equipment, security or telecommunications software or hardware or equivalent education/experience.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS</strong><strong>:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Minimum of five years experience in information technology maintaining Windows servers.</li> <li>Strong proficiency in Windows server environment, storage and virtualization technologies.</li> <li>Experience with VMware, MS Exchange, LogicMonitor, Digital Signage, Simplivity, Azure.</li> <li>Proficient in DNS, Active Directory, Exchange, SQL, Resource Monitoring, etc.</li> <li>Certification in one or more of the following; information security, systems administration or CompTIA Server+ is highly desired.</li> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree in computer related discipline.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED</strong><strong>:</strong></p> <p>Servers, racks, SANs, switches, firewalls, battery backups, syslog, WMI and SNMP logging applications, event logs, resource monitoring, cable termination, computer, telephone, etc.</p> <p><strong>WORK ENVIRONMENT</strong><strong>:</strong></p> <p>Work is performed both in an office and manufacturing environment while sitting or standing at a desk or computer. Physical exertion may be required to lift or move equipment.<br /><br /></p> <p><strong>IT as a Service</strong></p> <p>We strive for excellence and professionalism as we represent both the department and Idaho Forest Group. We treat each other with respect and common courtesy. Our team has a wealth of knowledge and experience and we continue to learn from each other and adapt. We strive to improve and continue to grow through training and partnerships. Customer service is our focus as we help make Idaho Forest Group a successful company and a great place to work.</p> <p>As a condition of employment, Idaho Forest Group requires employees to complete a variety of pre-employment screening processes which may include, but are not limited to: criminal background check, drug and substance test, reference check, prior work verification, driving history (MVR), education verification, aptitude/skills testing, and credit checks. The depth of screening will vary based on the position.</p> <p><strong>Physical Requirements:<br /></strong><br />Move safely, quickly, and perform duties with repetitious movement. Sit and/or stand for shift, reach with hands and arms, stoop, squat, twist, push and pull, maintain balance, bend at the waist, kneel, walk varying distances, and climb stairs. Must be able to tolerate all weather elements, loud conditions, vibrations and airborne particles (sawdust).</p> <p><br /><br />Idaho Forest Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, genetic information, family medical history, or any other status protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 208-762-6630 and/or</p> </div> </div> <div class="row" data-automation="travel-required-summary"> <div class="col-md-24"> <h3 data-automation="travel-title" data-bind="text: $.t('Opportunity.OpportunityDetail.TravelRequired')">Travel Required</h3> </div> <div class="col-md-24"><span data-automation="travel-description-label" data-bind="text: TravelDescription()"><span data-automation="travel-description-label" data-bind="text: TravelDescription()">Some travel required between facilities<br /><br /><br /></span></span> <p class="opportunity-equal-opportunity-employer-description" data-automation="job-equal-opportunity-employer-description" data-bind="text: EqualOpportunityEmployerDescription">Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities</p> <p class="opportunity-equal-opportunity-employer-description" data-automation="job-pay-transparency-policy-statement" data-bind="visible: $parent.shouldShowPayTransparencyStatemet, text: PayTransparencyPolicyStatement">The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor&rsquo;s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)</p> </div> </div>