Electronic Systems, Inc.

  • System Administrator

    Job Locations US-VA-Virginia Beach | US-VA-Roanoke | US-VA-Richmond | US-VA | US-OH
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    We are proactively seeking a System Administrator for future roles within our growing IT Staffing Division. At ESI, the IT Staffing & Recruitment Team partners with our IT Clients to uncover, facilitate, and fill their staffing. The Systems Administrator will maintain, upgrade and provide support for software, hardware, and networks. In this role, the Systems Administrator needs to be able to diagnose and resolve problems quickly and be available to respond to help desk requests. The Systems Administrator is also responsible for maintaining our system infrastructure, including firewalls, testing computer equipment, backing up databases, installing and updating malware software, installing and rebuilding existing servers as well as other processes. This position will require 25% travel.


    • Install and configure enterprise software and hardware
    • Manage storage area networks and attached servers and technology appliances
    • Set up accounts and workstations
    • Manage software backups and general Active Directory engineering
    • Monitor performance and maintain systems according to industry standards
    • Troubleshoot issues and outages, change control, and unscheduled outage reporting
    • Ensure security through access controls, backups and firewalls, and encryption
    • Upgrade systems with new releases and models, test development
    • Develop expertise to train staff on new technologies
    • Manage as built documentation library
    • Manage full Exchange environment



    • Associate degree or higher in related field – experience can be substituted
    • 2+ year’s experience as a system administrator
    • Expert knowledge of system security concerns and vulnerabilities
    • In-depth knowledge and experience with VMware, Hyper V or Citrix Zen Server
    • Familiarity with Linux operating systems
    • Excellent communication and organization skills
    • Project management knowledge a plus
    • Experience with MS Exchange and/or O365 implementation and design


    Preferred Certifications

    • VCP 6.x
    • MCSE Server/Core/Cloud Prac
    • Dell/HPE/EMC/Lenovo product certifications
    • Linux (LFCS)

    At ESI, the IT Staffing & Recruitment Team partners with our IT clients and staffing candidates to understand their needs, goals, and make placements accordingly.

    Electronic Systems, Inc. is a premier supplier and service provider of comprehensive office technology. We are committed to providing remarkable innovative solutions to our customers and for our employees, extensive training and development. We are passionate about building a team of highly qualified, customer focused individuals who contribute enthusiastically to our corporate culture and our company's success. With the competitive salary and benefits offered at ESI you build more than a career, you can build a future.

    ESI is an Equal Opportunity/AA Employer M/F/D/V, and maintains a drug-free workplace. 
    Electronic Systems is a tobacco- and smoke-free work environment.



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