Systems Administrator

Job Summary:

The Systems Administrator is responsible for maintaining and configuring USRetina corporate systems, managing and supporting users, and helping to manage our cloud environment, among other related duties. The Systems Administrator will handle system administration, manages cloud-hosted systems such as Office 365, helps unify the user experience using single sign on, and analyzes system logs data to find details and manage security. This position also requires supporting data needs of clients, teams, systems, and products as well as supporting next generation of products and data initiatives.


  • Design, plan and implement upgrades and changes to US Retina computing systems, ensuring reliable, secure operation of network and cloud hosted systems and related automation jobs.
  • Install and upgrade computer components using a systematic, test-driven approach: Run diagnostics, document problems, and plan & implement resolutions. Troubleshoot and test problems under controlled settings, prioritize resolution, and assess impact of issues.
  • Help secure data and systems using appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures. Ensure that backups are performed regularly.
  • Support users and ensure applications, workstations, access, and related issues are resolved with limited disruptions. Clearly notify users in advance of disruptions.
  • Plan capacity and data storage and collaborate to improve database performance.
  • Configure system and software security, manage security logs, perform periodic security audits and security testing, as appropriate. Health care experience securing environments for compliance with HIPAA, HiTech and 21st Century CURES Act a plus.
  • Track systems changes in US Retina change log and user-access database.
  • Test and evaluate system configurations for security, operations, and performance.
  • Work with external parties and collaborators, including vendors, contractors to set specifications system performance and operations. Work with those parties to ensure that specifications are met.
  • Author code/scripts as needed to automate system administrative and other operational tasks.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to comfortably administer Windows devices and Office365.
  • Ability to manage users, including: onboarding/ offboarding users, establishing security, reviewing and retrieving logs, managing drives and devices, backups, networking.
  • Ability to comfortably use the Windows command line interface and automate tasks using PowerShell Linux shell experience a plus.
  • Sound knowledge of systems and networking software, hardware such as VPN servers, and networking protocols used in computing environments. Must have work experience with TCP/IP networking version 4 (IPv4) and troubleshooting techniques.
  • Experience with scripting and automation in PowerShell. Linux shell scripting and Python scripting a plus.
  • Experience with Active Directory, single sign-on, and remote management of devices and systems.
  • Ability to develop and implement IT operational “best practices”, including security, storage, data protection, and disaster recovery protocols.
  • Ability to use Office suite of products proficiently.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively (written/ oral/ media) with many different audiences: users, executives, vendor/partners, etc.
  • Proven ability to learn, adapt to changing situations, and to exercise good judgement.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others on a team, learn quickly, & prioritize deadlines and work with distributed, remote users.
  • Ability to teach / train users desired but not required.
  • Ability to travel out-of-state up to 10% annually.

Education and Experience:

  • Associates degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, System Administration or closely related field, and or equivalent combination of course work, certification and/or experience.
  • Required one or more of the following certifications and/or equivalent demonstrable experience: Network+, Linux (Ubuntu), Microsoft hardware installation.
  • Three plus years IT work experience with client, server, and network service delivery.
  • Three plus years of work experience of troubleshooting in a multi-user, high availability environment.
  • Three plus years of work experience in a professional environment.
  • Three plus years of experience in PC/Laptop repair, troubleshooting, deployment, and liquidation.
  • AWS or other cloud certification or equivalent work experience desired but not required.
  • Healthcare experience desired but not required.

Work Environment / Physical Requirements:

This position works remotely from home that requires prolonged sitting in front of a computer. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office equipment including operation of standard computer and phone equipment.

Limitations & Disclaimer

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Job Type:

Full Time

Salary Range:

65,000.00 – 95,000.00 per year


  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • Health Savings Account
  • Employee Assistant Plan

Remote Work