Systems Administrator

Lee Enterprises Inc   Davenport, IA   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on November 5, 2022
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Summary: Lee Enterprises Incorporated is seeking qualified candidates for a full time Systems Administrator position to join a data center team supporting multiple data centers across the US. The data centers support coast to coast operations. This role requires a combination of technical implementation, administration and maintenance capabilities. The position requires an in-depth knowledge of systems with experience administering both physical and virtual Windows Server environments including up to Server 2019. Additional experience with versions of Linux, SQL, Oracle, Exchange, VMWare, Active Directory, CylancePROTECT, Rapid7, PCI and Sarbanes Oxley auditing are a plus. Qualified applicants should be proficient in troubleshooting a wide variety of issues including both server and network environments.

Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Installation and administration of Windows based systems and servers including Domain Controllers, Web Servers, File Servers, Exchange Servers, SQL Servers and Windows Clusters.
• Administration of DNS, DHCP and WSUS.
• Administration of a large VMWare environment.
• SAN configuration, monitoring and management including fiber channel and iSCSI connectivity.
• Management of a backup environment including Veeam, EMC Avamar and EMC Data Domain systems.
• Active Directory management including the creation of users and groups. GPO creation and management.
• Administration of a large Microsoft RDS (Terminal Services) environment.
• Coordination with both the network and application teams on software and hardware upgrades as well as any systems down emergencies

Required Experience & Skillset:
• 5 or more years of on the job experience in an active Systems Administrator role.
• Extensive knowledge of both Active Directory and Windows server operating systems.
• Must work well with others.
• Ability to work independently.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Excellent documentation skills.

Other desired but not required skills:
• Dell storage arrays.
• Powershell scripting.
• Linux.
• Cloud technologies including Azure, AWS and Office 365.
• Mobile device management.

Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of high-quality local news, with 77 daily newspapers in 26 states that have print, digital and e-replica versions. Lee's newspapers have a combined circulation of more than 1.2 million daily. Our digital sites attract more than 44 million unique visits monthly. We also have a rapidly growing roster of digital products for consumers, and are committed to aggressive digital growth.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at www.lee.net .

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.