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System Administrator

Chicago, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Salary: $65,000-$85,000

What you’ll do:

We are looking for an experienced person who can comfortably handle multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision. Individuals should have a technically strong, team-oriented approach to supporting network technologies. Troubleshooting and communication skills must be excellent. Patience to work with customers and vendors in real-time over the phone and through remote tools is required.

This is a full-time technical position with full benefits including Medical, Dental and 401K Match, plus we set up a career track tailored to each individual engineer and we pay for your certifications to complete that track.


· Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent experience

· Proven experience working with Active Directory and Azure Active Directory

· Proven experience managing Windows Server 2012- 2022

· Ability to troubleshoot core Windows infrastructure services (Active Directory Domain Services, DHCP, DNS, Domain Controllers, File Services, Group Policy, Network Policy Server, etc)

· Experience performing administration of Microsoft 365 / Office 365 tenants

· Understanding of Microsoft 365 SaaS solutions (Sharepoint Online, Exchange Online, MS Teams, etc)

· Proven experience in Exchange Server environments (specifically 2013 and 2016)

· Experience with RMM tools such as Kaseya Virtual Administrator

· Ability to resolve technical issue and escalate to other teams as required

· Track records of creating knowledge base documentation

· Excellent organization and customer service skills

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Strong motivation, self-direction, commitment, and integrity

· Ability to multi-task with solid analytical and problem-solving skills

· Willing to learn new technologies as part of career growth.


· Azure Certifications (Azure Administrator / Azure Fundamentals) or equivalent experience with Identity, IaaS, or PaaS in the Azure Platform

· Experience working with Azure AD Connect

· Ability to troubleshoot Active Directory Federated Services (ADFS)

· Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert Certifications (MCSE) for Server 2012 or 2016, or equivalent experience

· VMWare Datacenter Certification (VCP-DCV) or equivalent experience

· Prior experience working with MFA platforms (such as DUO and Azure AD MFA)

· Experience with ITGlue

· Management via Command Line tools (Powershell, CMD, Visual Studio Code)

· Project engineer experience a plus

· Has prior experience working within objective and key results (OKR) framework.


EMPIST is a 22-year-old global technology company with US locations in the heart of the Chicago Loop, downtown Elmhurst, and Phoenix, AZ. We also have a European HQ in Athens, Greece. We were recently named to the Inc 500/5000 list, which recognizes the fastest-growing, privately-held businesses across the nation. According to the Channel Futures, we currently rank #89 on the 501 most influential MSPs in the world. As part of our growth and expansion plans, we acquired Lumia Holding Corp in August 2015, and offer a wide range of digital solutions including web/app development, website hosting, maintenance, and managed marketing services



Chicago, IL
60603 USA



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