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System Administrator

Website Online Tech LLC

Michigan's leading data center provider

Job Overview
At Online Tech, our System Administrators are not only responsible for deploying and supporting enterprise level virtualization and SAN infrastructure; they are, more importantly, customer-focused tech enthusiasts who hate downtime, constantly think “automation”, and know how to “get it done”.  The ideal candidate is solution-oriented, knows how to change the world around them, and is unafraid of facing the hardest problems.

What We’re Seeking
A highly energetic “A” player who creates a win-win environment with highly developed technical, people, analytical, and leadership skills. Our ideal candidate will fully engage by contributing great ideas and maintaining the highest standards of client focus and accountability to help us build one of Michigan’s success stories. This is a full-time exempt (salaried) position working on second shift (Tuesdays through Saturdays, 4pm to 1am), reporting to our Client Services Manager.

Position Responsibilities
Responsible for the systems, server, and storage platforms, including maintenance and administration
Deliver an exceptional experience to our clients in every interaction
Be an expert in uptime, service reliability, and sustainability
Drive standards, efficiency, and automation
Develop and execute designs for complex systems backed by excellence, confidence, and thorough engineering analysis
Develop, gather, and leverage metrics to manage the server fleet, storage infrastructure, and complex computing systems to drive automation, improvement, and performance
Take responsibility for production system development from requirements to release, including detailed design, analysis, testing, and optimization
Perform other duties as required to help the Online Tech team achieve its objectives

Required Skills and Background
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent experience
At least 5 years of experience with virtualization or SAN management, complex computing platforms, and/or cutting-edge cloud-based technologies
Experience with various virtualization technologies, VMware and/or Azure, specifically, and broad understanding of multi-tenant, private and hybrid cloud environments
Experience with server OS and storage technologies required; experience with EMC VNX, VMAX, Extreme IO, or Avamar preferred; Cisco, replication, distribution, availability, recovery, development, and Linux experience a plus
VMware-, Azure-, storage-, and/or network-related certifications a plus
You are driven to solve difficult problems with scalable, elegant, and maintainable solutions
Expert troubleshooter – unwilling to let a problem defeat you; unrelenting, persistent, confident
A penchant for thinking outside the box to solve complex and interesting problems
Extensive knowledge of existing industry standards, technologies, and infrastructure operations
Manage stressful situations with calm, courtesy, and confidence
Desire to be a part of the fast-paced, high-energy entrepreneurial experience
U.S. citizenship or U.S. lawful permanent residency required

Compensation
Competitive base salary plus quarterly bonus, 401(k), health insurance, PTO and holidays, a great work environment, and other benefits.

We also offer excellent long-term growth potential in a company that promotes heavily from within. We are a privately-held, well-established company (founded in 1994) with an excellent reputation, long-term focus, and value system.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume with salary requirements to careers@onlinetech.com.

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