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Senior Systems Engineer

AIT Worldwide Logistics
Itasca, IL
  • Expired: November 24, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Wake up each day to be part of amovement.A movement tomake an impact. A movement togo for it.A movement toprovide solutions. A movement to beempowered. A movement todo the right thing.

our people deliver.

Empowerment, active listeningandcreative thinkingare a few attributes AIT teammates exercise to deliver a world-class customer experience.

Forbes names AIT Worldwide Logistics one of America's Best Employers in 2022! Come join us at AIT and see why our employees rank us among the best places to work.

Position Overview:

The IT department at AIT has an immediate opening for someone who can demonstrate the AIT values to join their team as a Senior Systems Engineer with extensive experience designing, managing, and supporting Microsoft products, including O/M 365, Active Directory, AWS, and both on-prem and Cloud solutions. This is a full-time, exempt position based in AIT's headquarters.

What You Will Be Doing Day-to-Day:

+ This Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for designing and supporting critical infrastructure systems supporting the business.

+ This role is responsible for configuring, maintain, and support these systems, including the hardware (where applicable), operating system (usually Windows Server), and applications running on the platforms. Supporting these systems includes troubleshooting and resolving service issues to maintain our service level goals.

+ Excellent troubleshooting skills will help the senior systems engineer to debug and perform root-cause analysis of service interruptions including the creation of preventive measures.

+ This role is responsible for maintaining the security (with direction from the security team) and data protection and recovery of the systems as part of the larger disaster recovery plan.

+ Manage and maintain O365 and AWS environments

+ Install/maintain/upgrade/patch Windows Server 2016/2022

+ Proactively resolves potential issues on Windows Server

+ Deploy and manage Windows servers running in AWS.

+ Ability to analyze, diagnose, and resolve Active Directory, Email, and server issues quickly.

+ Strong experience managing Microsoft enterprise products, including O365, Active Directory, Exchange, and other E3 offerings, both on prem and in the Cloud

+ Be the technical authority and mentor junior team members in server/email/cloud administration

What We Look for in Teammates:

+ A team playerwhoworks well with others - being respectful to our teammates is aCore Value!

+ A strong work ethic with an appreciation for ownership, independence, accountability, and autonomy in your role.

+ Growth mindset - beingpassionate about your craft, always looking for ways to improve yourselfandthe company, beingopen to change and doing things differently.

+ Customer service focus -we serve a wide variety of customers, both internal and external, andbuildingrelationships is a part of our culture!

Other Skills We Hope to See:

Education (Required Minimum):

+ No college degree or Associates degree - 10 years' experience in a Systems Administration role

+ Bachelor's degree - 7 years' experience in a Systems Administration role

Related Experience (Required prior experience):

Enterprise experience with systems planning, security principles, and general software management best practices.

Excellent troubleshooting skills

High level of self-motivation with the ability to work well independently and in a collaborative environment

Excellent communication skills and a strong customer service orientation

Ability to examine and develop a strong understanding of the business case these systems will be used to support and the customer experience they will be delivering

Strong experience managing Microsoft enterprise products, including O365, Active Directory, PowerShell, Exchange, and other E5 offerings, both on prem and in the Cloud

+ Familiarity of emerging open architecture technologies

+ Understanding of TCP/IP and basic networking concepts and troubleshooting

+ Familiarity with AWS and running Windows products virtually

+ Applicable experience includes, but is not limited to, computer and networking infrastructure, operating systems, application software development, project management, regulatory compliance

Certifications (Preferred):

+ Current MCSE (Infrastructure or Cloud Platform)


Computer Skills (basic, knowledgeable, advanced):

+ Terraform or similar infrastructure as code solution

+ PowerShell

What AIT Can Offer You:

+ Growing company with a record year in performance that continues to scale!

+ Opportunity to drive significant changes ininternational operationswith an ability to make an impact across the organization

+ Hands-on and passionate CEOwhounderstands the importance of hiring great talent - passionately caring for co-workers is aCore Value!

+ Laid-back and open-door work environment

+ HighPerformanceculture with a focus on a growth mindset where continuous improvement is embraced

+ Opportunitiesfor advancement

+ Competitive compensation& benefitspackage

+ Generous paid time off

+ Tuition assistanceprogramfor your personal development

+ Volunteer program - it's also aCore Value- weactively engage inour communities!

About AIT Worldwide Logistics:

AIT Worldwide Logistics is a global freight forwarder that helps its customers grow by expanding access to markets all over the world where they can sell and/or procure raw materials, components and finished goods. For more than 40 years, the Chicago-based supply chain solutions leader has relied on a consultative approach to build a global network and trusted partnerships in nearly every industry, including aerospace, automotive, consumer retail, food, government, healthcare, high-tech, industrial and life sciences. Backed by scalable, user-friendly technology, AIT's flexible business model customizes door-to-door deliveries via sea, air, ground, and rail-on time and on budget. With expert teammates staffing more than 85 worldwide locations in Asia, Europe and North America, AIT's full-service options also include customs clearance, warehouse management and white glove services.

AIT Worldwide Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veterans/Disabled. If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact Human Resources at 630-766-8300 ext 5218 or email your resume to

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Itasca, IL
60143 USA



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