Systems Administrator
flexibility to work from home part of the week. Excellent opportunity for professional growth.
Chicago, IL  / Evanston, IL 
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Posted 18 days ago
Job Description
Systems Administrator opportunity in Evanston, IL.

Cardinal Intellectual Property is actively seeking an experienced Systems Administrator to join our team in Evanston, IL. The Systems Administrator is responsible for the design, maintenance, security, and operation of the systems attached to the Cardinal network. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who enjoys working in a team environment resolving issues with the end users. This position is office based but allows working from home 2-3 days per week as per Manager’s requests.

The company culture is creative, fast-paced and focused on massive growth. We work to foster an environment that promotes growth, appreciates diversity of thought, and provides continuous opportunities for development.


Position Responsibilities/Duties: 
  • Architect, implement and maintain Active Directory, Group Policies, Server 2012/2016/2019, and features.
  • Support Active Directory, Exchange, and Clustered File Server environments.
  • Provide Tier 3 level user and hardware support of Windows based network systems.
  • Perform root cause analysis to quickly recover from service interruptions, and to prevent recurring problems.
  • Provide support for technology issues and occasional end user support
  • Manage and troubleshoot Active Directory Group Policy, DHCP, DNS, and monitor system events.
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required.
  • Responsible for Office365 support, including troubleshooting, problem ticket escalations, and end user documentation.

Qualifications and Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a technology curriculum or IT Certificate
  • Experience implementation, configuration and troubleshooting complex Windows 2012, 2016, and 2019 systems.
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory infrastructure – GPO management, OU structure management, multiple geographically dispersed domain controller management, DFS, role-based permissions, patch management.
  • Good experience implementing and administering common TCP/IP-based services, including DNS, DHCP, HTTP, SSH, SMTP
Plus:
  • Experience with VMware vSphere 6.x or higher
  • Experience writing PowerShell scripts
  • Experience with Terminal Services
  • Experience with Office 365

Requirements:
  • 7+ years as Systems Administrator experience
Company Benefits for Full Time employees:
  • Insurance Benefits (Health, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, V-Life).
  • Paid Time Off including Paid Sick time off.
  • Paid Company Holidays.
  • Retirement Plan-401(K) & ROTH; contributions from Company to retirement plan is in the form of profit sharing.

Cardinal Intellectual Property, Inc. is a global leader in patent and trademark service, and a provider of software services for intellectual property management.  As a leader in the patent research industry, Cardinal IP has been contracted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to conduct their PCT searches and prepare the preliminary opinions across all subject categories. Our technology solutions for intellectual property management include Invention Disclosure Processing, Docketing, and Competitive Monitoring. Our technology platforms incorporate rigorous security and data protection standards, and we maintain confidentiality using the same diligence and procedures as a law firm. 

Cardinal Intellectual Property, Inc. provides equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. No person will be discriminated against in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, disability, sexual orientation, military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or local statute or ordinance.








 

 

Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
75,000-95,000/yr
salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Company Benefits for Full Time employees: Insurance Benefits (Health, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, V-Life). Paid Time Off including Paid Sick time off. Paid Company Holidays. Retirement Plan-401(K) & ROTH; contributions from Company to retirement plan is in the form of profit sharing.
Required Education
Certification or Vocational
Required Experience
4 to 8 years
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