Network Administrator
Eurofins - Des Moines, IA

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Consider joining Eurofins US where people are the most important element in our chemistry. With over $1 billion in annual revenues and 10,000 employees across 150 sites in 30 countries, Eurofins Scientific is a leading international group of laboratories providing an unparalleled range of testing and support services to the pharmaceutical, food, environmental and consumer products industries and to governments. Eurofins US is searching for a Network Administrator to be based out of Des Moines, IA. The appropriate candidate will deploy and operate Information Technology Infrastructure systems and ensure a high level of performance, stability, availability of Information Technology Infrastructure systems through careful analysis and monitoring of the systems. Network Administrator responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Document all Information Technology issues as they are reported using the JIRA Issue Tracker system
  • Provision, build, configure, and deploy physical and virtual servers in the regional datacenter(s) or local BU site
  • Monitor, tune, trend analysis, and performance optimization of physical and virtual servers
  • Backup, restore, and monitor backup jobs for critical data on physical and virtual servers located in the regional datacenter(s) or local BU site
  • Recover failed physical and virtual servers in the event of a catastrophic failure
  • Coordinate long term offsite storage of data backups (tapes storage)
  • Build, configure, and deploy storage (SAN) systems in the regional datacenter(s) or local BU site
  • Monitoring, tuning, trend analysis, and performance optimization of storage (SAN) systems
  • Backup, restore, and monitor backup jobs for critical data on storage systems located in the regional datacenter(s) or local BU site
  • Recover failed storage systems in the event of a catastrophic failure
  • Monitor, analyze, and remediate security breaches at the regional datacenter(s) ingress points
  • Monitoring, tuning, trend analysis, and performance optimization of MS Active Directory, MS Exchange, MS ISA, MS PKI, VMWare, VDI, RES, and Citrix
  • Recover MS Active Directory, MS Exchange, MS ISA, MS PKI, VMWare, VDI, RES, and Citrix systems in the event of a catastrophic failure
  • Provide frontline support of business platform applications, working with Information Technology Solutions and/or software vendors to coordinate resolution of technical issues
  • Participate in an after-hours (24x7) support on-call rotation The ideal candidate would possess:
  • Excellent computer, troubleshooting, problem solving, and organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills for work in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Ability to learn new techniques, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
  • Ability to multitask and operate with minimal supervision, adjusting priorities accordingly
  • Able to maintain professional demeanor under stress
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn and adapt to changes in technology
  • Experience supporting VPN connections (Cisco VPN preferred) Basic Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in information technology, or other related degree concentration, or equivalent directly-related experience (two years of directly related industry experience is equivalent to one full-time year of college in related major)
  • At least five years of experience with Information Technology hardware and software support
  • Previous work experience in a Network Administrator or equivalent position required
  • Proficient with Microsoft Windows XP/7/2003/2008 operating systems, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft Office
  • Proficient with workstation, laptop, and printer hardware
  • Proficiency with MS Active Directory, MS Exchange, and VMWare required
  • Proficiency with at least two (MS ISA, MS PKI, VDI, RES, and Citrix) required
  • Experience supporting mobile devices (Blackberry, iPhone, iPad)
  • Experience with network connectivity and cabling required
  • Occasional travel, both domestic and international required
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Des Moines, Iowa are encouraged to apply. As a Eurofins US employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive cafeteria plan medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and time-off, and dental and vision options. To learn more about Eurofins US, please explore our website Eurofins US is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Eurofins is a dynamic and ambitious organization whose vision is to become the World Leader in the Bioanalytical Testing Market. In pursuit of this Eurofins has grown rapidly over the last 20 years through a combination of organic growth and strategic acquisition and our goal is to build on this achievement and continue our trend of doubling our turnover every five to six years. This environment creates a constant demand for candidates who are talented and energetic and who are keen to see the results of their efforts. In a time of fast growth we believe it is key to remember the principles which underpin the philosophy of how we work. Our vision and mission represent what success means to us and how we should get there and our values ensure that our work is based on a consistent set of clear and fair standards.
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Eurofins Scientific is the world leader in food and pharmaceutical products testing. It is also number one in the world in the field of...