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Sr. Windows System Administrator

  • 498462
  • Full-time
  • Closing date: Sep 24 2021 at 23:55 MST

Link to Apply: https://azcourts.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=1652919&&&nohd#job


Sr. Windows System Administrator 

JOB #:

Information Technology

$80,000 - $90,000 annualized, DOE

September 6, 2021

All positions are open until filled.

This senior technical position requires a highly skilled individual that can perform complex technical and server administrative functions to ensure the availability of the Arizona Supreme Court’s Windows server systems.

This position is the primary resource for Windows system projects and is responsible for ensuring Windows server Systems resources are available to the court user community as scheduled. This position will also install, maintain, and support VMWare VSphere and Virtual Center high availability environments. In addition, this position will maintain performance criteria for the Windows systems, uses standard data collection methods to ensure criteria are being met.

Provides server system support, including system implementation and configuration, system-level security and vulnerability remediations, software and application install and patch upgrades. Other duties assigned to the Sr. Windows Systems Administrator include: Application/Systems Administration identifying, troubleshooting and resolving. Provide Tier III technical support for Support Center and Desktop Technical support staff, test and document system software and hardware upgrades; new server applications and integration projects, ensure hardware and software Inventory and maintenance contracts and documentation are kept current, and monitor system back up procedures, including backup processes, tape retention/storage and recovery processes.


This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or a related field. Relevant work experience may substitute for educational requirements. Five or more years’ experience as a Senior Windows System Administrator. Current MCSE certification and/or ability to demonstrate equivalent Windows administrative knowledge and skills. This position also requires extensive technical support experience with Windows Server 2012 and 2016 64-bit environments. Strong working knowledge of VMware and management of large VMware Clustered environments, strong working knowledge of Microsoft Exchange, strong working knowledge of Microsoft’s Azure and cloud services, technical experience in a multi-system and/or multi-platform environment, working knowledge of Local and Wide Area Networks, and strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.

In addition, this position requires the ability to work off-shift or weekends hours and to work on-call rotation.

Travel level:  up to 5% in state travel. Must possess a valid drivers license.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.  Some positions may take 4-6 weeks to fill.  Only applicants whose backgrounds most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to interview.  Requests for a special accommodation to participate in the interview process should be made at the time you are contacted to schedule an interview.  The Selection Process may include computer testing (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, proofreading, typing, etc.) and first and/or second round panel interviews.  This is a Regular, Full-time, Exempt level position.  

We offer a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • A robust and very affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability options
  • A top-ranked retirement program with 100% employer matched contribution
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Accrued vacation and sick days
  • Work-life balance and additional options for life betterment such as: deferred compensation, credit union membership, and a wellness program
  • Rewarding work that impacts the people of Arizona
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program qualified employer.

To apply for this position, you must apply at the following link for consideration: https://azcourts.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=1652919&&&nohd#job

The Arizona Supreme Court is an EOE/ADA Reasonable


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.