• Systems Administrator

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    Information Technology
  • Overview




    Founded in 1994, SAM, LLC has become one of the largest geospatial services companies in North America and is an undisputed leader in providing geospatial solutions to a wide variety of industries. SAM is a technology leader that offers professional land surveying services, digital aerial mapping, terrestrial, mobile, and airborne LiDAR, hydrographic surveying, subsurface utility engineering (SUE), utility coordination, geographic information systems (GIS), and construction phase services. As part of the SAM Family of Companies, SAM's partner companies include SAM-Construction Services, LLC (SAM-CS) and SO-DEEP | SAM NC, Inc. SAM is a Top Workplace that offers excellent benefits, professional development, and growth opportunities for employees across a wide range of positions.


    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Technical Support - Provide technical support and consultation for the Microsoft Windows desktop and server environment to IT staff, business analysts, vendors and users as necessary
    • Installation, configuration and maintenance - Plan, implement and maintain the desktop and server environment. Schedule installs, upgrades, and patching in accordance with established IT policies and procedures. Monitor and tune the systems to achieve optimum performance levels.Provide input for capacity planning and long term strategic planning
    • Auditing - Conduct routine hardware and software audits of desktops and servers to ensure compliance with established IT standards, policies and configuration guidelines
    • Mentoring - Instruct and help develop help desk and intern staff where appropriate
    • On-call - On a scheduled basis provide 24x7 on-call support for break/fix issues, respond according to established on-call procedures. Monitor incident, change and problem SLA metrics

    Required Experience - Education and Skills

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Technology or job experience related equivalence
    • 3 to 5 years experience in managing servers with demonstrated experience in maintaining applications in a secure data center environment
    • Successful as a key contributor in at least 1 large projects
    • Large projects are defined as having more than 5 participants or a budget of over $250k or a timeline of 4 months or longer
    • Personally responsible for the build, implementation and maintenance of over 30 servers
    • Personally responsible for the build, implementation and maintenance of over 200 desktops
    • Knowledge of VMware, Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory,backups software, storage, PowerShell and scripting
    • Knowledge of Azure, AWS, and other cloud platforms
    • MCSA preferred
    • ITIL foundations certification preferred
    • Any other technology certifications a plus
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical groups
    • Professional with a “Customer Service” attitude
    • Motivate and results oriented with an ability to respond quickly in a dynamic environment




    A strong mission, vision and values culture is what drives SAM Family of Companies’ success.  Our Core Values:  Integrity & Ethics, People, Excellence in Service, Safety and Community defines who we are.  We are looking for talented people who embody these values to join our organization. 


    We offer a best in class benefits package that includes company paid premiums for medical, vision, dental and life insurance.  SAM provides a VERY generous 401 (k) plan, 401 (k) profit sharing AND performance-based bonuses. Come join our team of professionals that are leading the way for the surveying and mapping industry! 


    SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAM and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please contact (512) 685-3556 to leave a message or send an e-mail to careers@sam.biz


    SAM, LLC is not seeking nor intends to consider neither unsolicited resumes nor other information on job candidates from third parties, such as recruiters, placement agencies, etc. If, despite this notification, a third party decides to submit a candidate's resume or other information to SAM and SAM chooses to hire such a candidate, SAM-CS has no obligation and expressly disclaims any liability to provide any remuneration or compensation for the hiring of such candidate.


    Surveying And Mapping, LLC (SAM) participates in the federal E-Verify Program.

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