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Sanford Health Senior Server Administrator - IT Production Services in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Senior Server Administrator | IT Production Services | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : IT Production Services - Server

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


The Senior Server Administrator focuses on the design of the physical, virtual, and cloud server infrastructure. Leads in implementing management's technical vision and strategy for the IT department. Maintains current knowledge of technology, current vendor offerings, also investigating future technology developments. Responsible for the effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of Cloud based systems, physical and virtual on premise servers, on premise server hardware, and other related software and hardware infrastructure. Analyzes, troubleshoots, and resolves performance issues. Works with internal support teams, help desk and outside vendors to resolve tickets and implement new/upgraded systems. Researches, analyzes and makes recommendations for system improvements. Diagnoses, resolves, and documents system problems in a timely and accurate fashion. Develops and executes integration test plans and quality assurance measures, where applicable. Ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and associated standard operating procedures meet organizational requirements. Provides training and support where required. Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within the computing field required. Must have a strong understanding of information security, system hardening, and implementing proactive measures to protect the infrastructure. Must have an extensive working knowledge in the configuration and maintenance of server infrastructure and related operating systems or infrastructure applications, which may include Windows, Unix, Linux, VMware, and Citrix. Must have good interpersonal skills to provide the appropriate support to a variety of stakeholders.


Facilitates the resolution of customer problems, issues, or concerns. Mentors others in their technical areas and shares expertise on critical issues. Recommend changes to improve systems and network configurations, and determine hardware or software requirements related to such changes. Research new technologies by attending seminars, reading trade articles, or taking classes, and implement or recommend the implementation of new technologies. Plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware. Coordinate with vendors and with company personnel to facilitate purchases. Gather data pertaining to customer needs, and use the information to identify, predict, interpret, and evaluate system and network requirements. Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and replace defective components when necessary. Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations.


Associate's Degree in a computer-related field required. Bachelor's Degree in a computer-related field preferred.

Six years of technical experience working with computer infrastructure in either on-premise or cloud-based administration.

When applicable, may need a valid driver's license. If valid driver's license is required, must maintain a good driving record.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Information Technology

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD13771