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Sr Windows Server Administrator in Madison, Indiana at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/26/2019

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Job Description

The Senior Windows Administrator's role is to ensure the stable operation of the global in-house computer servers. This included planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing server hardware, software, data and other related items with maintaining a multi plant international configuration of servers in a WAN.

Job Responsibilities:

In this section use bullet points to list the essential functions, secondary functions, and other functions covered by the position.

Essential & Secondary Functions:


  • Responsible to follow all safety procedures and practices.


  • Ensures and maintains the quality guidelines, procedures, and standards are consistently followed throughout the manufacturing operation.

Responsibility & Customer-Focused:

  • Manage back office servers, print, email, SQL, data, SharePoint, AD, IIS.
  • Assist in GPO requirements.
  • Manage server security and account group management, access rights and permissions.
  • Manage AD, DNS, WINS, Account and Group Management, and NPS.
  • Manage all hardware, software upgrades and patches to OS/ hardware, and applications.
  • Perform server design and capacity planning.
  • Responsible for HA/DR of global servers
  • Perform backups and recovery requests.
  • Monitor server performance/issues.
  • Server installs, creation, maintenance.
  • Experience and use of MS Windows 2008 Server; VMware, IBM Storage Management; MS- SharePoint; MS- Exchange; MS- SQL Server
  • Use of Tivoli (TSM) Backup Software; Double-Take Software; and Paragon Imaging Software.


  • Practice network design management, documentation and technical specification information.

Other Functions:

  • Required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties as requested by supervisor.


In this section list the competencies required for the position.

  • Safety Awareness
  • Quality Driven
  • Respectful
  • Honesty
  • Customer Driven
  • Family Oriented
  • Responsible
  • Innovative
  • Responsible Corporate Citizen
  • Team Player
  • Positive Attitude
  • Detail Oriented
  • Effective Communication (written and verbal)
  • Results Oriented
  • Process Improvement
  • Cooperation with Others

Education, Experience, Training, Certifications and Licenses:

In this section list the education, years of experience (if any), training, licenses, and certifications required for the position. Please leave the section(s) blank, if the section does not pertain to the position.

Degree or equivalent experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Business Information Systems.

Years of experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience administering supporting Windows servers.
  • Previous experience supporting/administering international facilities.

Training in:

  • As required.

Licenses in:

  • As required.

Certifications in:

  • MCSE preferred.

Other requirements:

  • Must successfully pass any pre-screening test(s).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

In this section list the knowledge, skills and abilities required to do the job successfully. Please leave the section(s) blank, if the section does not pertain to the position.

Knowledge in:

  • Working technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and standards.
  • Hand-on hardware troubleshooting experience.
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practice and laws.

Skills in:

  • Attention to detail
  • Multi-tasking
  • Organization
  • Excellent written and oral communication

Demonstrated ability to:

  • Proven analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to interact with all levels of employees
  • Work at a highly motivated level with a sense of urgency and dedication to accomplishing tasks
  • Ability to type on computer keyboard for extended periods of time
  • Adapt to frequent changes in work environment & prioritization.
  • Work with general or minimal supervision
  • Leverage existing and potential training

Experience with:

  • Conflict resolution
  • In-depth problem identification, analysis and resolution
  • Prioritizing and executing multiple projects


  • Must be proficient in use of a personal computer, laptops, tablets, smartphone, printer, calculator, copier, and fax machine.
    • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications and data entry.
    • Extensive Excel experience and MS Project is a plus


In this section include the amount of travel required for the position. The travel amount needs to in the form of a percentage. If no travel is required please state Negligible travel in the section.

  • Less than 10%
  • On-Call Availability

Work Environment:

In this section explain the work environment characteristics which an employee encounters, while performing the essential functions of the position.

  • Manufacturing and/or professional environment.
  • Environment can be hot or cold depending on outside temperatures.
    • Requires flexibility to schedule and work hours.