Systems Administrator InContext Solutions
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InContext Solutions is looking to hire a motivated and high energy Systems Administrator for its Chicago office. This person should be capable of working within a technologically savvy environment to maintain and evolve our internal IT infrastructure. He/She will be responsible for maintaining our growing network topology, including VPN and routers, switches, access points, printers, etc. Additionally, the Systems Administrator will manage server backups, data redundancy plans, and server patching in back office and production systems. This individual will maintain and support users and server systems in our offices. In this capacity, he or she will be responsible for initial hardware/ software account set up and training for new employees. Finally, the Systems Administrator will assist leadership with procurement needs and be responsible for the management of software licensing agreements along with other contractors/ vendors as needed.
InContext is all about people. We are committed to finding, training and growing fun, interesting and ambitious people who demonstrate integrity, intelligence and the ability to make things happen. Candidates must possess a theoretical and practical knowledge systems administration to be a fit for this role. At the same time, however, they must be a strong cultural fit, sharing our commitment to building a world class company.
Following are specific required qualifications:
Bachelor?s degree in Computer Science or a related field
3-5 years of experience in IT or systems administration
Working knowledge of the most, if not all, of the following technologies:
Windows Server 2012
Exchange hosting, particularly Office365
Storage knowledge (SAN, RAID, Backups)
Cloud hosting platforms, particularly Windows Azure
Entrepreneurial, ambitious and comfortable voicing new ideas in group settings
Has strong verbal and written communication skills
Is intelligent and passionate about what they do
Is friendly and likeable. We wouldn?t hire someone we wouldn?t like to sit next to on a plane for 12 hours
What is InContext Solutions?
InContext Solutions is a cutting edge provider of 3D virtual simulations and experiences for the consumer and shopper insights industry. We use the latest in video game technology to recreate life-like shopping environments, and use them as a vehicle for testing and visualizing an almost limitless variety in-store concepts and variables ? from signage to new product packing, to interactive displays and completely reimagined retail experiences.
Who Would I Work With? Who Would I Work For?
The Systems Administrator will report to the Chief Technology Officer. Day to day, this person will troubleshoot with individuals across multiple teams, including Technology, Creative, Research, Sales, and G&A. He/She will work closely with the Chief Technology Officer on procurement needs and be responsible for maintaining communications with outside contractors and vendors as needed.
When will I start? What will I make?
Ideal candidates will be local (based in Chicago) and have availability to start a new full time position in the next 3-6 weeks. The interview process should take no more than 2-4 weeks from initial phone interview to offer letter. We are happy to discuss compensation including base salary, bonus targets and equity in the first interview. Beyond financial compensation, InContext is committed to developing careers and was named one of the Top 50 Generation Y Employers in Chicago.
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