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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

IT Systems Administrator

Country/Region:  CA

Woodstock, ON, CA, N4S 7W3

Req ID 40358 TCL - Braking Woodstock, Canada

Position Summary: 
The IT Systems Administrator is responsible for supporting, administering, and implementing desktop, server, and network infrastructure as they relate to hardware, software, Operating Systems, and virtualization for the global domain function IT through daily operational assistance, in order to support and fulfill requirements of internal and external customers worldwide.

Position Responsibilities: 

•    Proficient understanding of Dell & HP server hardware concepts, installation, configuration, and troubleshooting.
•    Proficient understanding of Cisco networking hardware, concepts, installation, configuration, and troubleshooting.

•    VLANs, Trunking, ACL’s, Port-Channeling, QoS.
•    Ability to install, configure, operate, and maintain Operating Systems including Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016/2019, VMware ESXi 7.0. SLES, RHES, & Ubuntu a plus.
•    Ability to support a Dell & Lenovo desktop/laptop environment with an emphasis on customer service.
•    Operational knowledge of Active Directory, DNS and VMware vCenter.
•    Windows PowerShell knowledge.
•    Experienced with Converged Infrastructure.
•    Juniper experience desired.
•    Compile and develop documentation in order to create a knowledgebase for software and hardware supported by the Delivery & Support team.
•    Procure and assist with hardware and/or software installation/deployment.
•    Support daily operations for the Delivery & Support team within North America with extended support globally.
•    Assist senior and entry-level analyst(s) within the global domain function IT with day-to-day activities related to the procurement, deployment and operational support of standard hardware and software offerings. 
•    Provide first and second-level support for services provided through the Delivery & Support team.
•    Hardware and software patch management.
•    Adhere to global IT standards and coordinate related activities with global IT teams.
•    Develop working relationships with internal and external business partners.
•    Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, formal training, reviewing professional publications, establishing and expanding professional networks, and participating in professional societies.
•    Experience with Cable management.
•    Comply with all company policies and procedures.
•    Perform other duties as assigned.


Essential Skills and Experience:

•    Associate’s Degree, technical certification(s), or equivalent IT experience.
•    3+ years of experience in the IT field encompassing a majority of the following areas – Dell & HP Server Hardware, Microsoft Server Operating Systems, Active Directory, VMWare vSphere, Server patch management update processes, Linux operating systems, Security concepts and implementation (NTFS, O/S hardening, etc.), shared storage systems, and advanced server hardware concepts (clustering, etc.), Cisco networking.
•    3+ years of experience providing customer support and resolution regarding technical issues.
•    General knowledge of IT concepts, best practices, and commonly used procedures.
•    Proven analytical abilities in addition to strong troubleshooting and diagnostic skills.
•    Proven abilities to diagnose performance issues and tune system performance.
•    Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
•    Ability to communicate technical concepts, information, and service-related topics with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel and management.
•    Proficient with oral and written English.
•    Ability/willingness to travel up to 30% (both domestic and international).
•    Ability/willingness to meet flexible schedule arrangements per customer requirements (i.e. off-shifts, on-call.) 



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