Position Overview:

Solid Power is seeking an IT Systems Administrator II to perform technical tasks needed to setup and regularly maintain servers, enterprise computing systems, and support business activities. The tasks include technical planning (cost, capacity, logistics), preparing for service changes, implementing new technologies, documenting system configurations, performing preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, root cause analysis, system account changes and monitoring application services.

Job Duties:

  • Manage growing and robust end-user desktop and server environment using VMware vSphere and vSAN.
  • Manage engineering environments, MS SQL databases, PostgreSQL databases, Ubuntu Linux VMs.
  • Assist Operations Technology team with connectivity to SCADA and MES systems.
  • Plan and administer storage and backup solutions with Dell EMC, Veeam, and Dell EMC Data Domain (or similar technologies).
  • Plan and administer the IT infrastructure to meet ever-changing business requirements and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the services.
  • Research and provide recommendations for computing technologies.
  • Participate in developing and documenting the policies and procedures for consistent infrastructure management, methodologies, and standards.
  • Administer the strategy for the operations and support of the IT infrastructure (computers, networks, local equipment).
  • Coordinate physical environment usage and planning across geographies (data centers, labs, remote offices).
  • Administer lab environments and IT facilities.
  • Capacity management of systems and services.
  • Provide input into how costs are measured, tracked, and reported.
  • Detailed design of hardware and software infrastructure to meet architecture, project development and QOS requirements.
  • Administer server hardware and OS build standards including server builds, server images, hardening, and software (applications & tools) installations.
  • Enforce security policies for protecting data and shared network resources including files, folders and printers.
  • Set and review the configuration of security access privileges.
  • Document and configure systems.
  • Regular preventative maintenance (daily, weekly, monthly)
  • Troubleshooting and triage of complex problems to avoid extended costly down time and service outages.
  • Root cause analysis utilizing analytical problem solving to provide long term problem resolution.
  • Administer the account and system setup controls.
  • Administer the information technology continuity and availability systems.
  • Administer the messaging, database, and telecommunications operations.
  • Create key performance indicators and metrics reports.
  • Administer the directory service operations.
  • Administer hybrid AD with M365 Azure Exchange Online, OD4B, and MS Teams
  • Administer the capacity of systems and services.
  • Administer the intranet and extranet hosting service operations.
  • Create and manage user accounts and permissions.
  • Monitor availability of infrastructure services.
  • Support end-user as needed and collaborate with the rest of IT team.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Related Bachelor’s and 5 or more years of related experience; or HS Diploma and 11 or more years of related experience.
  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Associate’s, Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for additional years of experience.
  • Related certifications may count towards years of related experience.
  • Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
  • MCSE, MCSA or equivalent Azure certifications.
  • VMWare, Azure, AWS, and SQL experience.
  • Understanding of local area networks, IT, MDF/IDF equipment, network segmentation and VLANs.
  • Experience with Carbon Black or similar NG AV technology, Netskope PA & DLP, Secure Works, and Absolute.
  • Familiarity with Cisco & HPE Aruba switching technology, and NG FW technologies is a plus.
  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency required.

Salary Range: $89,000 - $120,000/year

Benefits: Solid Power offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical/dental/vision insurance, employer paid Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance, 401k with company match, paid holidays, PTO, cell phone reimbursement and eligibility in our equity plan.

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