Lead System Administrator

Job Type

Full Time


Details: $84,000.00 DOQ with an excellent benefits package




1355 Piccard Drive
suite 100
United States


This position contributes to the design, implementation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and upgrades of a primarily Dell, VMware, Microsoft, and Citrix based infrastructure in a critical role serving the organization’s 24/7/365 mission. Reporting to the Director of IT, this position will bring the IT team to four.

$84,000.00 DOQ with an excellent benefits package


  • Monitoring and testing of backup, disaster recovery, business continuity systems
  • Server, storage, network, security, telephony, endpoint health monitoring and reporting
  • Provisioning of new servers and application instances
  • Tier 3 support of the environment
  • Participation in weekly on call rotation (emergency-only after hours support – 1 week on, 3 weeks off)
  • Participation in six hour monthly off-peak maintenance window rotation (security patching, upgrades, DR testing – 1 day per month on, 1 month off altogether)
  • Continually develop knowledge of automation concepts and methodologies to standardize, streamline, and enhance IT processes through the use of Powershell and Cmd batch scripting.
  • Continually develop knowledge of cybersecurity and other best practices required of a HIPAA covered entity.


Over the next year, be prepared to play a key role in deployment of:

  • New Mobile Device Management platform
  • New ticketing, inventory, KB, wiki platform
  • Automation of on-boarding, changes, terminations
  • Windows 10 thin image deployment
  • Log aggregation, centralized service monitoring and alerting
  • Third party email retention
  • Full datacenter refresh – servers, storage, and networking upgrades

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3 years system administration experience with:
  • VMware vCenter
  • Shared storage (SAN)
  • Windows Server
  • Active Directory / Group Policy
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Citrix XenApp
  • MDT
  • WSUS
  • Powershell and Cmd scripting
  • Highly available WAN and private Ethernet switching and routing
  • Datacenter and Endpoint security

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or other related field years
  • 5 years system administration experience in healthcare or other regulated environment
  • VMware, Microsoft, Citrix certifications
  • Experience with:
  • Dell Equallogic iSCSI SAN
  • VMware clustering, fault tolerance, high availability
  • Windows Server 2008 through 2016
  • Powershell scripting of Active Directory and Group Policy tasks
  • Exchange ActiveSync
  • Windows endpoint management tools (PDQ, SCCM)
  • Mobile Device Management

Montgomery Hospice is an equal opportunity employer and always employs qualified individuals based upon job-related qualifications regardless of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other classification proscribed under applicable federal, state or local laws.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply


For consideration, please submit cover letter and resume to Janet Cauffiel at jcauffiel@montgomeryhospice.org