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Systems Administrator Windows

Coeur d'alene IT Department Plummer, ID

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $55,000 to $75,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life insurance, medical, vision, 401k, dental,
Job Description

Position: Systems Administrator I (Windows)

Department: IT

Compensation Range: DOE



Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

The Systems Administrator is primarily responsible for the upkeep and overall operational status of critical Tribal network and communication systems.

  • Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, network servers, and virtualization as it pertains to Windows Environment
  • Install and upgrade computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing impact of issues
  • Provide documentation and technical specifications to IT staff for planning and implementing new or upgrades of IT infrastructure pertaining to Windows environment.
  • Perform or delegate regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures
  • Lead desktop and helpdesk support efforts, making sure all desktop applications, workstations, and related equipment problems are resolved in a timely manner with limited disruptions
  • Responsible for capacity, storage planning, and database performance
  • Provide technical administration and expertise in an environment consisting of mixed NOS’s (Windows and Linux), various servers and roles: Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 Active Directory Infrastructure, Microsoft Exchange Server, VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V, Microsoft SQL Server, Active Directory Group Policies, DFS, VPN, System Center 2012, Windows 7 ̶ 10 and domain account administration, DNS, DHCP, TCP-IP.
  • Manage Microsoft SharePoint 2007/2010 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM environments.
  • Office e20010, 2013 and 2016 technical experience.
  • Windows Domain Administration, AD, Exchange/Mail/Backup Recovery, File sharing, security, Ticketing system, documentation, SQL, ESRI support, ArcGIS.
  • Manage fault tolerance & Veem back-up systems.
  • Plan & manage shared resources..
  • Maintain technical documentation of the tribal network configuration (ie: network diagrams, wiring diagrams, etc.).
  • Responsible for the installation and maintenance of all Tribal Facilities security and surveillance systems.
  • Maintain records and technical documentation for software equipment (including licensing).
  • Responsible for the installation and maintenance of all Tribal Facilities security and surveillance systems.
  • Provide help desk/telephone support to end-users.
  • Provide technical assistance for hardware and software purchases.
  • Provide network and application training to end-users and trainees.
  • Assist the IT Director, Sr Network Admin and Sys Admin (Linux) with telecommunications issues and reporting.
  • Assist the IT Director, Sr Network Admin and Sys Admin (Linux) in developing short & long-range goals & objectives.
  • Maintain professional certifications as required.



Desired Qualifications

· 5 years of progressive experience

· System administration and IT certifications in Linux, Microsoft, or other network related fields are a plus

· Working knowledge of virtualization, VMWare, or equivalent

· Experience with scripting and automation tools

· A proven track record of developing and implementing IT strategy and plans.

· Strong knowledge of implementing and effectively developing helpdesk and IT operations best practices, including expert knowledge of security, storage, data protection, and disaster recovery protocols

· Cisco Certification(s)

· Microsoft Certification(s).

· Network + Certification.

· Security + Certification.

· A+ Certification.


Minimum Qualifications

  • 4-year technical degree in networking / related field or equivalent.
  • 3 years managing a Microsoft physical & virtual server environment with strong TCP-IP networking experience required.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Good reading, writing, oral communication, and clerical skills.

An applicant may be asked to participate in an interview to establish whether he/she meets minimum qualifications. Interviews do not create a right to employment and provide no promise or other guarantee of any employment position with the Tribe.


The Coeur d’Alene Tribe reserves the right to hire according to its Indian Preference Policy.

Applicants are subject to a pre-employment drug test and at-random testing following employment.

Positions with the Coeur d’Alene Tribe are subject to a 6-month orientation period.


To apply, submit a tribal application and resume no later than 4:00 pm on the closing date to: Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 408, Plummer Idaho 83851. For more information, visit our website at or call 208/686-4068.



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Coeur d'alene IT Department


850 A. Street

Plummer, ID



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