Chicago, IL, United States

Senior Systems Administrator

Isobar is a global digital agency that delivers experience-led transformations powered by creativity. We have redefined the way consumers experience music through emerging technology with the creation of Aeronaut. We have taken six disparate brands and brought them under one house through the transformation of Zwilling. We have strategized, built and executed the digital reinvention of Enterprise, Alamo + National. And we have connected families to LAIKA’s Missing Link characters through the power of voice. Isobar has a longstanding history of solving complex business problems. We have deep expertise in UX, creative, technology and optimization and are able to take on the toughest problems because of it. Sound like something you want to be a part of?


Position Overview

As a Senior Systems Administrator, you will play a key role as a part of our IT organization in designing, installing, administering, and optimizing the information systems. This includes working with virtualization and cloud compute technologies, enterprise web applications, configuring new implementations and developing processes for ongoing management of the environment.



  • Troubleshoot and resolve virtual, physical and network infrastructure issues
  • General Administration of Windows/Linux server instances
  • General Administration of VMWare and AWS compute environments
  • Active Directory and MS Exchange administration
  • Administer the Landesk/Ivanti endpoint management solution
  • Ensure backup and DR solutions operate properly
  • Support Atlassian application stack – Confluence, Jira, BitBucket, Bamboo
  • Administer the network/server monitoring solution (LogicMonitor)
  • Train and assist other help desk and junior system admins on relevant processes
  • Maintain a deep understanding and awareness of technology advancements for future cloud, software, and other related implementations 

Required Experience/Skills

  • At least 4 years of experience in System Administration
  • Knowledge of Microsoft AD, Group Policy and Windows Server OS
  • Knowledge of Linux and scripting languages such as Powershell or Python
  • Experience supporting Mac OS operating system
  • Experience with imaging and deployment solutions (WDS)
  • Experience with MS Exchange
  • Experience with AWS and cloud compute technologies
  • Experience with VMWare virtualization
  • Strong understanding of cybersecurity principles
  • Experience with SAN and data storage technologies
  • Computer networking skills (VLAN, DNS, DHCP, switching, wireless) with an emphasis on security and optimization