Job: Systems Administrator I

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Posted: 01/09/2018

Job Status: Full Time

Job Description

Hillsides is dedicated to healing children and young adults, strengthening families, and transforming communities through quality comprehensive services and advocacy.

In exchange for your skill and experience, Hillsides offers an excellent benefits package, which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Supportive work environment
  • Medical insurance  with a $10 premium per paycheck for employee only coverage plan
  • Dental insurance 100% employer paid for HMO employee only coverage plan
  • Life and AD&D insurance 100% employer paid up to two times the annual salary
  • Long-term disability 100% employer paid 
  • Flexible Spending Account with $500 roll-over limit    
  • 401 k with no wait period, 5% employer match cap and no vesting schedule
  • 12 paid holidays per year
  • Generous time off policy accruing up to 22 paid days in a year for new employees
  • Cell phone allowance for applicable positions
  • Opportunity to ear BBS CEUs
  • Employee Assistance Program


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential

duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.

The essential functions include: 

  • Work alongside System Administrator to manage and maintain network switches, routers and wireless access points
  • Work alongside System Administrator to maintain internal/external connectivity between sites including redundant Internet lines
  • Ensure network stability/efficiency as new solutions are added to the infrastructure (i.e. VoIP, video conferencing, etc)
  • Monitor servers and network services on a daily basis to ensure optimal performance
  • Manage and maintain all on premise servers including Active Directory and Print Servers
  • Manage and maintain all cloud servers and services in Microsoft Azure
  • Maintain and ensure organized network closets/racks at each site
  • Create images for laptop and desktop deployments
  • Administer Active Directory users and groups
  • Oversee desktop/laptop management of Windows updates and Anti-Virus
  • Complete IT ticket assignments
  • Responsible for end-user support with hardware/software/network issues
  • Generate technical reports, memoranda and instructional materials for end-users
  • Perform scheduled after hours maintenance as needed
  • Respond to after-hours emergencies as needed
  • Develop written technical documentation for network infrastructure
  • Attend weekly IT meetings
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures covered in the IT Operations and IT HIPAA manuals
  • Other duties as required 


Communication Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients, office personnel, & other employees
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret manuals and office documents 

Mental/Interpersonal Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to define problems, gather, transcribe and post data, analyze, synthesize and classify information, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to work independently and with others – including other employees, clients and members of the public- in face-to-face and telephonic contexts
  • Ability to multi-task, establish priorities and manage time, meet deadlines and perform duties under time constraints
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing work demands
  • Maintain high level of concentration and attention to detail for extended periods of time
  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints
  • Maintain a high level of ethical and professional standards in accordance with agency and community policy 

Physical Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to talk or hear in order to give and receive information and instructions
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms
  • Ability to use computer keyboard up to 100% of the day
  • Visual acuity, ability to adjust focus and peripheral vision for work on a laptop or other computer equipment
  • Lift and/or move up to 30 pounds 

Equipment and Computer Software Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer literate (basic working knowledge of Microsoft WORD, Excel, and Outlook) and data/electronic records program currently in use
  • Able to use telephone, office copier, calculator, fax machine, computer printer, projector, and scanner, or other equipment as required 




  • Regularly work indoors in a variety of environments
  • Potential exposure to blood borne pathogens 


  • Bachelors degree in Information Systems or High School diploma with a minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Windows network environment, TCP/IP networking, wired/wireless connectivity
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to assimilate emerging technologies & transform into solutions
  • Valid California drivers license, driving record and personal vehicle insurance acceptable to Hillsides’ insurance carrier

Hillsides is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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