SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

American Freedom Insurance Company - Mount Prospect, IL

Full-time
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We have an outstanding opportunity for a Systems Administrator to contribute in a fast paced, growing organization. This position has a variety of project and administrative duties in the business side of the operation and will include working on operational tasks.

American Freedom Insurance Company, a financially strong and rated "A+" Superior by A.M. Best (the most highly respected insurance rating organization) is seeking a responsible and hard-working individual to join our team. We are a midsized, profitable and expanding nonstandard automobile insurance company doing business in Illinois, Indiana, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee. The position is located in Mount Prospect, IL, a northwest suburb of Chicago.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in the industry
  • Minimum of 2 years IT related work experience
  • Familiarity with hardware & software installations, updates & upgrades (A+certification a plus)
  • Firewall and network knowledge (CCNA certification a Plus)
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft O/S systems including recovery procedures
  • VMware knowledge
  • Excellent quantitative skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast pace environment
  • Strong communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • A responsible and conscientious nature
  • Good problem solving capacity Team player with the ability to work independently
  • Basic understanding of HTML and CSS scripts

Job Duties -- Considerable Variety:

  • Lead problem-solving efforts often involving outside vendors
  • Perform troubleshooting and hardware repairs as required
  • Ensure uptime of several internal and external systems
  • Execute mission sensitive data backup and restoration procedures
  • Ensure business standards regarding systems security
  • Perform cost/benefit analysis for new equipment, software and hosted services
  • Managing physical data center and computer systems IE: hardware, software, equipment
  • Office PC/Printer/Fax/Scanner set up and troubleshooting
  • Represent company professionally and consistent with the corporate policy
  • Testing to ensure operational reliability

The Position

  • Full Time – Permanent Position
  • 401K - with company contribution up to 4% of salary
  • Attractive Health insurance plans -- BlueCross Blue Shield PPO, HMO or Select
  • Discounted Individual Vision and Dental Plans
  • Reports to Management
  • Holiday Pay & Vacation
  • Business Casual Work Environment, and more

For more information about American Freedom please visit our webpage - www.americanfreedomins.com

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • system administration: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts