Windows Systems Administrator II in Winston-Salem, NC at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/17/2020

Job Description

Primary Purpose:

Responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure for the Microsoft server environment at the various National General Datacenters.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Maintain and support Windows System platforms, connectivity, and related system software
  • Perform installations, configuration changes, and maintenance of hardware, firmware, operating systems, and software
  • Develop and maintain scripted and automated tools for management of the Windows environment
  • Analyze business and user requirements to design and deliver appropriate technical solutions
  • Develop and maintain automated procedures and technical documentation for system implementation, auditing, and software distribution
  • Work closely with internal teams such as Development, Network, DBAs, and Storage
  • Possess strong Presentation and Customer Service Skills
  • Participate in system performance tuning and technical troubleshooting sessions
  • Strive continuously to make enhancements to the server environment, processes/procedures, and documentation

Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience
  • Previous experience in a Systems Administrator role
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows Server Operating System installation, operation, and troubleshooting
  • Strong working knowledge of VMware ESXi 6.x hypervisor installation, operation, and troubleshooting
  • Strong working knowledge of Cisco UCS server hardware
  • Experience working within an ITIL framework or other environment using change control processes
  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Sciences or related technical field 
  • Previous experience working with Window System platforms
  • 1+ Microsoft certifications to include MCP, MCSE, or similar industry certifications
  • Working Knowledge of Active Directory, DNS, IIS and PowerScript knowledge
  • SCCM / SCOM familiarity considered
  • Understanding of Change Control procedures, High Availability, Business Continuity, and Disaster Recovery concepts as they relate to Distributed Systems architectures
  • VxRail or other HCI administration experience
  • Experience working in a Hybrid/Private Cloud environment
  • Understanding of Cloud Services such as Azure and AWS
  • Excellent Customer Service skills and experience
  • Citrix desktop virtualization experience
  • Project Management certification

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National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.

Job Requirements

About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp. is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A– (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

• Paid Training
• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
• Wellness Programs
• Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
• 401k w/ Company Match
• Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
• Employee Discount Program
• Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
• On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
• On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
• Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.