Senior System Administrator
OrganizationAdvanced Technology International
LocationSummerville, SC
Position Description

The Senior System Administrator sets up, configures, and supports ATI’s on premise and cloud systems infrastructure. Maintains all ATI’s operational applications, security, and system configurations.  Ensure 24x7 IT operations. Performs required troubleshooting on wired, wireless, voice and virtual infrastructure.  Effectively manages the virtual infrastructure. Works closely with IT security to ensure proper implementation of security controls.  Provides IT networking/technology consulting to business operations.  Act as lead technical staff member on projects.  Strong analytical and problem solving abilities required. 

Apply at ATI.ORG; we only accept applications submitted through our applicant tracking system.

ATI has been named as a "Best Places to Work in SC" for 2017 & 2018 & 2019.

This is a full-time opportunity with benefits 
ATI provides Medical, Dental and Vision Plan options
Flexible Spending Accounts, including health and dependent care accounts
403B Retirement Savings plan with a very competitive company contribution
Personal time-off (pre-loaded & accured) plus 12 paid holiday-days
Life Insurance paid by ATI 
Paid Parental Leave
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Coverage paid by ATI
Employee Assistance Program
Gym Reimbursement
Smart Dollar Financial Wellness
Tuition Reimbursement Program 
Flexible work schedules

ATI's standard business hours are Monday-Friday 8 AM - 5 PM. Our office is located at 315 Sigma Drive, Summerville, SC 29486.  

Essential Functions

  • Supports and ensures the day-to-day IT operations of ATI IT infrastructure by monitoring system performance, configuration, maintenance and repair. Supports for successful operation and administration of ATI’s 24x7 IT cloud and on-premise infrastructure. 
  • Manages and ensures the day-to-day IT operations of ATI IT infrastructure by ensuring timely patching of IT infrastructure (Hardware/Software) and Internet of Things (IOT) assets. Applies revisions/patches to both Windows and Linux based systems and software. 
  •  Responsible for ensuring secure, successful operation and administration of ATI’s 24x7 IT cloud and on premise infrastructure by developing, managing and executing patch management strategies that meet ATI Security Compliance requirements and policies.
  •  Performs system administration of ATI systems.
  • Possesses a broad knowledge of key end-user scenarios and technical architecture for Office 365, Exchange Online, SharePoint, Skype for Business and other Office 365 products.
  • Develops patching plans and testing procedures to ensure operational reliability and unabated operations. Trains IT operations staff in how to use patching software and appliances acquired/implemented. 
  • Provides support and administration of the ATI SAN infrastructure.
  • Responsible for documenting and logging Change management to systems.
  • Share responsible for ensuring alternate disaster recovery site is properly tested and available for continuity of operations in the event of a disaster.
  • Planning and implementation of enterprise software including deployment and package management.
  • Utilize software vulnerability scanning software to determine risk and apply prioritization to system/software patches.
  • Leads and performs troubleshooting/problem solving and resolution of system/network issues primarily involving the patching process.  Troubleshooting may involve internal staff, outside vendors and other support personnel.
  • Monitors network/server activity; performs fault isolation and corrective/proactive preventative maintenance.  Ensures high availability and acceptable levels of performance of mission critical computer resources.
  • Maintains and Patches systems, including Windows, Linux Servers, workstations and infrastructure devices both hardware and software to ensure the protection of the IT infrastructure.
  • Establishes guidelines, methods and procedures for the installation and management of patches.  Continuously seeks opportunities to streamline processes and improve efficiencies.
  • Ensures appropriate licensing for IT systems.
  • Develops and coordinates project plans and schedules to maximize benefits and minimize impacts on the customer organizations.  Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently.
  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of current documentation of the ATI IT Infrastructure.
  • Architects and designs cost-effective solutions that meet requirements and supports scalability.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Supports 24x7x365 IT operations including performing on-call activities.
  • Assures consistency in work, attention to detail and resolves or elevates issues as appropriate.

  • Ensures accurate and complete records of activities are maintained.

  • Works with the entire IT Department and our internal/external customers in a collaborative environment to ensure that coordination and communications are highly effective.

  • Provides required input and support to Configuration Control Board and other IT governance boards.

  • Proven skills in teamwork and individual responsibility to accomplish goals required.

  • Stays current with technological developments in systems administration technology and recommends ways for ATI to take advantage of new technology.

  • Mentor junior systems administrators to foster a collaborative learning and growth environment.

  • Other duties as assigned.






Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a communications related field and five years’ experience; or Equivalent years of experience and appropriate certifications. 

IT Certifications such as Security+, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and other similar certifications preferred.

Must have a high degree of knowledge of Systems Administration, System Patching Techniques and software/appliances, Server hardware, software, Experience automating system administration tasks.

High degree of knowledge of Systems Administration, Server hardware, software, LAN/WAN hardware including routing, switches, DNS entries and TCP/IP protocol and IT security necessary.

Knowledge of Microsoft Cloud technologies, including Skype for Business, Intune, Teams, Azure Rights Management, Azure Active Directory and SharePoint is highly preferred

Microsoft O365 experience in the GCC High cloud highly preferred


Must have experience with Batch Scripting

Microsoft and Linux/UNIX operating system experience required.

Experience with Virtualized IT infrastructures.

Knowledge and experience with Cloud Infrastructures.

Understanding of and previous experience with ITIL highly desired.

Knowledge of enterprise solution for patch management, WSUS, SCCM, KACE or equivalent patch management tools.

Employee must be either a U.S. Citizen by birth or naturalization, or a green card lawful U.S. permanent resident, or a political asylum in the U.S.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Regular physical activity to include walking, bending, stooping, reaching, standing and prolonged sitting.
Ability to use phone and computer systems, copier, fax, and other office equipment.
Must be able to occasionally move/lift up to 25 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.

Work Environment

This position is located in an air-conditioned, environmentally controlled atmosphere, and occasionally attend meetings in technology company environments.
Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

ATI is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

Apply at ATI.ORG; we only accept applications submitted through our applicant tracking system.

If you require accommodations to complete this application, please contact Human Resources at (843) 760-4350 or email