Senior System Administrator

Ivy Computer

Are you a technology enthusiast looking for an exciting new challenge? Ivy Computer is seeking a qualified, detail-oriented professional for the role of Senior System Administrator. We’re looking for someone who wants a hand in building out the next iteration of our network. One of your first projects will be helping with the design and installation of the network in our new office building.

In this role, you will be part of a team responsible for ensuring the uptime of Ivy’s computers, servers, and internet — basically “keeping the lights on” to limit work disruptions. This includes system maintenance and configuration such as: installing and troubleshooting hardware and software, performing daily checks of all infrastructure, completing upgrades, ensuring our data is backed up, recovering data when needed, and auditing and addressing cyber security gaps.

You are:

  • Ready to learn and grow, willing to help others learn and grow, and able to challenge the team to always be better.
  • Highly proficient in Linux and Windows Operating Systems with a proven track record of the following:
    • ProxMox or equivalent hypervisors
    • Advanced Network Infrastructure Management (Segmentation, VLANS) including firewall deployment and management,
    • MariaDB database management,
    • Active Directory implementation and administration,
    • NFS, Self-hosted DNS and Self-hosted email server management.
  • Experienced seeing large, intricate projects through to their completion.
  • Able to demonstrate a proven history of maintaining and administering a complex network environment.
  • Highly organized and neat.
  • Excellent at recognizing and identifying current and potential future problems, researching options, and working together with a team to implement effective solutions.
  • Interested in finding ways to automate repetitive tasks to make processes more efficient.
  • Most of all, you must work and play well with others.

Vermont Business Magazine continues to name Ivy Computer, Inc. as both one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Vermont & one of the Best Places to Work in Vermont. We have been a leader in our industry for over 25 years. At Ivy we maintain a very relaxed office environment. Our team is happy, healthy, and well-rounded. We believe in going the extra mile for our customers and our co-workers. At Ivy Computer, we love the work we do, and it shows.

This position is based in Waterbury Center, Vermont. Employees are expected to work in the office Monday through Thursday. Friday will be optional for those who would like to work remotely.

Just be you, we like you that way! We firmly believe collaboration among team members with varied pasts and perspectives generates deeper insights, resulting in actions that better serve our customers, employees, and community. Our goal is to foster an inclusive environment, celebrate diversity, and value respect for one another. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities no matter who you are or where you are from.


Ivy Computer, Inc. has an excellent benefits package that includes medical insurance supplemented with an HRA for out-of-pocket expenses, dental and vision benefits, generous paid time off, 401(k) with company match, life and disability insurance, bonus plan, and tuition reimbursement opportunities. Highly competitive compensation. We have a dog-friendly campus and even provide free car detailing!

To Apply:

Does Ivy sound like the place for you?

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a cover letter and your resume.

Why do we want a cover letter? We aren’t looking for a copy-paste form letter that stiffly outlines your work experience; that information is already on your resume. Instead, tell us more about you and what you’re all about. Share with us things you think are important that may not fit well on a traditional resume.

Job Info

Location: 2933 Waterbury-Stowe Rd, Waterbury Center, VT 05677, USA
Category: Computer/Electronics
Employment Type: Full Time
Posted: Apr 4, 2024
Deadline: Open Until Filled