The Bank of Elk River

Elk River, MN

Job Title:
Systems Administrator

At The Bank of Elk River, our passion is people. Our employees, our customers, and our community are the reason we love to come to work each and every day. We know that when people come together with a shared vision, amazing things happen. We are a company of ambitious, tireless people working together to build a better financial future for our customers and our communities. Being in business for over 135 years, means we know what we are doing and we do it well. We are constantly challenging ourselves to deliver better, faster and more meaningful, personalized services. Our customers know our name and we know generations of business owners. We are committed to making a difference in our customers’ lives through our unceasing pursuit of innovation and transcendence. People join The Bank of Elk River for the opportunity of a new job, but stay because they have found a dynamic, challenging career. Discover what’s possible. This position is responsible for overseeing the development and maintenance of computer systems, including but not limited to Wide Area Network (WAN), Local Area Network (LAN), and server and desktop technologies. Able to identify, analyze and resolve complex network/system/technical issues quickly and efficiently such as Windows, Cisco, Dell, Veeam, and VMware. Monitors systems performance to identify potential areas for improvement and to prevent service interruptions. This position requires a high level of understanding of Data Center technologies including but not limited to Cisco Unified Computing Systems, Cisco switches and routers, Dell EMC (storage/network devices). Highly experienced skillset of disaster recovery processes, including the use of Veeam backup and recovery solutions and VMware VSphere management experience.

To perform this job successfully the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Assists in the planning and implementation of network security, including maintaining firewalls, configuring VPN, managing host security, file permissions and file system integrity. Works with IT Manager and IT vendors on IT related projects. Manages and performs various system upgrades and new system implementations on physical servers, virtual servers, virtual desktops, and desktop computers. Troubleshoots complex issues, and improves efficiencies in network security and software deployment by leveraging existing technologies and recommending new technologies to aid in this process. Ensures adherence to security controls including patch management, systems hardening, change management, and other IT related controls as defined in Information Security and Technology policies. Provides escalated support for Help Desk and Application Specialists. Provides backup Specialist responsibilities such as: providing customer service to end-users, the administration of users, and software application support.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crawl and use computer for extended periods. This employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. It is the individual responsibility of every employee to maintain a current awareness and understanding of and to fully comply with The Bank of Elk River’s “Code of Ethics Policy.” Each employee is also expected to maintain an awareness of the laws, regulations, internal policies and procedures that are appropriate for his/her position. Each employee must also comply with consumer protection laws that relate to his/her position. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s degree (BA) from a 4 year college or university preferred and/or 5+ years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in managing a variety of systems including but not limited to Cisco routers and switches, Dell EMC SAN management, Veeam Backup and Recovery, VMware VSphere management. CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES IT certification preferred. The Bank of Elk River seeks individuals who share our core values of customer service, loyalty, and integrity. We are a community bank where our customers know they can count on our staff for experience, knowledge, and superior service to meet all of their banking needs. The Bank of Elk River is an Affirmative Action-Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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