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IT Enterprise Systems Administrator

Date: Jul 30, 2019

Location: US - MN - Eden Prairie, US

Company: MTS Systems

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A thriving environment for learning, innovation and growth.


Why do so many people join MTS Systems Corporation and stay for a career? Because this is a place where you get to apply your creativity, work with smart people on fascinating projects, and make a positive impact on people’s lives. It is a place where you can learn, innovate and grow professionally.


Transforming what’s possible with cars, aircraft, bridges, wind turbines and space-age materials — this is work we dream about as kids. At MTS, it’s a rewarding career path for talented individuals who are willing to work hard, think hard, and commit to solving complex and critical challenges for our customers around the world, many of whom are leaders in their respective industries.


By joining MTS, you’ll have access to the latest tools and technologies, along with the support of colleagues who are passionate about their work. You’ll discover a dynamic culture of continuous improvement that extends to our people, one that offers numerous ways to expand your knowledge and advance your career. And because we are a global company, your work may also include world travel.


Our business is thriving. Our future is exciting. Your potential is unlimited.



Primary Objective:
Responsible for the company's server computing systems. Duties include installation, maintenance, upgrading of the hardware and software and interfacing with users to determine support needs.


Major Areas of Accountability:

  • Installation, maintenance and administration of Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 Active Directory Services infrastructure, or then current versions
  • Management of server security configuration and patching
  • Provisioning and administration of user access credentials and folder permissions
  • Maintenance and administration of DHCP, DNS, IIS, FTP and other network services
  • Administration of server hardware and software inventories and documentation
  • Administration of storage and backup systems and utilities
  • Monitor and work customer support tickets and requests
  • Monitor, troubleshoot and resolve daily backup process failures
  • Respond to server resource monitoring alerts
  • Knowledge of and applied experience of handling performance monitoring and tuning
  • The twenty-four hour scope of the department requires this position to be available evenings, nights, and weekends to respond to calls regarding questions or problems with global MTS IT infrastructure
  • Contributes to the overall success of IT services by performing all other essential duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (or Associates degree and 4 years’ relevant experience or 8 years’ relevant experience in lieu of education) 
  • 8 years’ relevant experience
  • Demonstrate basic to intermediate scripting knowledge and skills with PowerShell or equivalent scripting language
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be available for 7x24 support in the event of scheduled downtime and in response to service outages


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years of administration experience of current releases of Windows servers
  • 5 or more years of administration experience of current releases of Microsoft Active Directory Services
  • 5 or more years of administration experience of server virtualization focused on VMware products
  • Knowledge and understanding of NAS and SAN concepts and connectivity at an intermediate level
  • 3 or more years of administration of Active Directory domain/forest management structure
  • Administration experience of Microsoft SQL Server 2008, 2012 or newer
  • Administration experience of experience with SharePoint Server 2010, 2013, or 2016




MTS Systems Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, marital status or veteran status.

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