IT Systems Administrator in Champaign, IL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 9/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  997543
For additional details on this Systems Administrator contract-to-hire opportunity with our Financial Services client, please contact APEX at 773.824.1032 or
The IT System Administrator is responsible for network and systems services as assigned, including ongoing maintenance and troubleshooting.  This individual will provide assistance to users with a variety of computer hardware and software.
Duties & Responsibilities 
Administration of the Active Directory infrastructure, configuration, and security.
Perform maintenance of the data backup systems.
Monitor server performance, network capacity, and security issues.
Assists with audits on existing software to verify authorized use and license certification.
Maintain and monitor the email system.
Remain up-to-date on products available in the market; support new technologies.
Disaster Recovery Testing; working with multiple departments in testing disaster recovery plans.
Virtual Server Configuration; primarily working within a VMware environment, performing move and add changes of the VMware infrastructure.
Application virtualization; working with hardware, software, and configurations at datacenter locations as well as with primary vendor (Microsoft).
Maintenance of SAN, SQL, SCCM, Exchange, HCI and other IT related technologies.
Customer Service - Adheres to The Busey Promise service standards set by Service Plus (Busey’s service model) in order to anticipate and exceed the needs of our customers, both internal and external.
Functional Knowledge and Technical Skills - Skilled in job-specific knowledge that is necessary to provide the appropriate quantity and quality of work in a timely and efficient manner.
Accountability - Work behaviors demonstrate responsible personal and professional conduct, which contributes to the overall goals and objectives of Busey. 
Interpersonal Relations (Teamwork) - Interacts effectively with others to establish and maintain smooth working relations.
Analytical Thinking – Analyzing and synthesizing information to understand issues, identify options, and support sound decision making.
Fostering Innovation – Developing, sponsoring, or supporting the introduction of new and improved methods, products, procedures, or technologies.
Flexibility – Openness to different and new ways of doing things; willingness to modify one’s preferred way of doing things.
Oral Communication – Communicating ideas and information verbally to ensure that information and messages are understood and have the desired impact.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Networks and systems

  • Maintain confidentiality of Bank and customer information
  • Work with associates at all levels
  • Problem solve
  • Maintain visual attention and mental concentration for extended periods of time
  • Perform duties and make decisions under frequent time pressures

Education & Training
Requires 3 or more years of Information Technology experience.
Server+, Network+, MCITP, MCSA, or MCSE certification preferred.
Technical skills in Microsoft Server OS, Networking, and Powershell Scripting.
Requires knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Work Environment
Duties are performed in an office setting and include physical demands such as the manual dexterity and skill to operate standard office equipment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
EEO Employer
Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178-6178.