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IT Sr Systems Administrator-NEBCO Inc., Lincoln, NE

NEBCO, Inc. Lincoln, NE

Job Description


Responsible for provisioning, installation, configuration, maintenance and support of mission critical enterprise servers, active directory and related systems infrastructure components including desktops, printers, mobile devices, etc. Ensure standard configurations, optimized for security, usability, reliability and ease of maintenance, are developed, documented and maintained.    Recommend and follow IT best practices to ensure stable and manageable environment.   Install, monitor, maintain, support and optimize infrastructure hardware and software. Analyze and efficiently resolve system problems.   Contribute toward the creation of internal standards, policies, procedural and technical documentation by performing the following duties.

This position is located in Lincoln, NE.  This is not a remote work opportunity.


Education and/or Experience:

Associate or Bachelor Degree (preferred) in Computer Science or related discipline and 5+ years of experience supporting a complex, multi-site enterprise in system design, implementation and support of servers, desktop rollout, application and databases: or equivalent combination of education and experience    Experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

Hands on experience with tools used to automate server, desktop and user management desired.

Minimum 5-7 years’ systems administration experience in a medium to large, complex, multi-site business implementing, maintaining, supporting and troubleshooting Microsoft environments including Windows 2008/2012/2016 and Windows 7/Windows 10.

Minimum 2-3 years’ experience within a SAN environment.   Experience with SCCM a plus.  VMWare ESX experience preferred.

Able to plan, organize and document complex system design and operational activities and to configure systems to be consistent with organizational policies/procedures; communicate technical/complex information; perform multiple tasks concurrently and effectively respond to urgent situations.

Highly motivated, self-starter with demonstrated troubleshooting skills and “can do” attitude.   Able to spot trends and recommend solutions for improvements in process and technology.

Specific Hardware & Software Experience:

  • Windows Server 2008/2012/2016—required
  • Windows 7/10 – required
  • Active Directory administration and management—required
  • Group Policy Objects administration and management--required
  • SQL Server installation and administration --required
  • Troubleshooting printers, server, and other network components—required
  • SAN’s - required
  • VMware ESX – recommended
  • SCCM – recommended
  • Veeam – recommended

    Certificates and Licenses:

    MSCE or MCSA desirable--must be willing to obtain certification within a reasonable period after employment.  Must have a current NE driver’s license and a good driving record to meet company insurability program.

    Other Skills and Abilities:

    Able to effectively research server issues. Must be a self-starter and be able to operate with a sense of urgency and with minimal supervision.  Must have good written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills. Must have a good attention to detail, proven analytical and problem-solving skills. Must be able to prioritize projects in a high-pressure environment that must be responsive to the needs of the user. Must provide excellent customer service. Must have experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.  Position is on-call which may require availability 24 hours a day, 7 days a week based on business and seasonal needs.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups or employees of organization.   Ability to communicate complex technical issues and recommendations to the business.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or listen. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 

Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.  Some work sites may be dusty.  This is a non-smoking work environment with non-smoking vehicles and campuses.

Driving Demands:   

Must be able to drive to various sites that spread from as far west as Kearney, south as Tecumseh, east as Nebraska City and North as St. Paul

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.


Abide by Company Safety Program and Policies, while performing duties safely.

Ensure the day-to-day operation of servers and desktops, monitoring system performance, configuration, maintenance and repair.

Design, implement and maintain enterprise-level servers (physical and virtual), Active Directory and associated Management Systems (SCCM, Solarwinds Orion, VMware, Veeam, etc.).

Monitor and identify capacity and performance requirements for server infrastructure (computer, memory and disk).

Maintain documentation for IT processes, procedures, incident tickets, change orders, network configurations, hardware/software inventory and audit requests. Create and maintain technical and procedural standards documentation.

Oversee system administrations tasks necessary to ensure the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of company systems and data including backups and recovery, malware protection, patch management, performance monitoring, and overall security of desktops, servers and other network components.

Configure, install, and maintain all LAN network components including servers, desktops, laptops, mobile devices. Install, maintain and patch system and application software.

Plan, perform and document server revisions (patches, configurations, firmware, application updates, etc.),

Plan, design and configure new systems to meet business unit requirements.   Develop custom scripts and test for reliable, streamlined rollout to end users to ensure reliable systems.  Document configuration and provide training necessary to allow field techs to provide first level of support to end-users.

Develop and follow procedures to maintain security and protect systems from unauthorized use, acts of nature and human and system errors.

Develop procedures, programs and documentation for backup and restoration.

Stay current with technological developments in systems administration and management technology.

Assist in the creation and implementation of best practices for streamlined management and operations of desktops, servers, applications, databases, and all other components within the technology infrastructure.

Establish and maintain user accounts, user environment, directories, access control, and security. Ensure that system and file access is restricted to that necessary for user/system to complete task.

Provide advanced troubleshooting to resolve complex technical problems.  Backup and provide support to PC techs and end-users as necessary.

Work with IT vendors/hosting partners as needed to resolve issues and to ensure reliable performance of systems.

Install new and upgrade Windows 2008/2012/2016 server and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc.

Review help desk tickets and recommend changes to minimize recurring issues.  Use formal change control process.

Communicate with other departments to understand requirements and to help develop practical, cost-effective solutions to meet needs and to resolve technology-related problems.

Research, evaluate and recommend new technologies, network products, services, protocols and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts.

Advise and consult to assist in developing junior staff to deepen the skillset of the team.

Proactively look for opportunities to improve admin and support of enterprise systems and develop recommendations and initiative approval and plans for moving forward with initiatives.

Condition of Employment:

Candidate is required to meet the above qualifications, task frequency and PPE requirements.  Approval of pre-employment reference & background checks, and post offer drug/alcohol testing with back screens (if required) are required as conditions of employment.  This also applies to all transfers, fit-for-duty and return to work programs.

Job Details

Date Posted August 29, 2017
Date Closes September 28, 2017
Address 1815 Y Street
Located In Lincoln, NE
Work At NEBCO, Inc., Corporate, 1815 Y Street, Lincoln, NE 68501
Department Information Technology
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Hours 40+ hours per week; Hours may vary based on business needs and operations
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 15-1071.00 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Zipcode 68501
Name Lin Blodgett, HR Director, Trent Heiser, IT Manager, Shawn Paskevic, CIO
Address 1815 Y Street
City, State and Zip Lincoln, NE 68501
Phone 402-434-1212
FAX 402-434-1799

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Profit Sharing
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Credit Union
  • Holiday Party
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Wellness Program
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Hardware Build / Repair / Upgrade
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  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Profit Sharing
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