Continental Mapping
  • Sun Prairie, WI, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, dental, vision, disability insurance, flex spending accounts, 401k, paid holiday, PTO and more

The IT System Administrator Level 1 is a corporate position with an emphasis on the successful and efficient use of IT infrastructure and business applications within all sectors of the company.  The IT System Administrator Level 1 tracks and manages each business sector's IT infrastructure and application needs and works to address them in a timely manner. The IT System Administrator Level 1 specializes in analyzing, designing and implementing information systems to ensure all sector IT needs are met. 


Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications: To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • IT Support
    • Field tier two support requests from Sector staff regarding day-to-day activities and validate the issues against sector-specific software products, data resources and business processes.
    • Liaison with Helpdesk Support staff to resolve IT support tickets.
    • Setup workstations with sector-specific related software/hardware
    • Oversees core business management systems and their integration
  • Resource Planning
    • Maintain an accounting of current hardware utilization and needs.
    • Communicate future hardware needs (e.g., new machines for new hires, top priority machines for replacement, etc.) to IT Manager in a timely manner.
    • Work with sectors to maintain a 6-month projection of data storage needs across all internal and cloud-based resources
  • Data Management
    • Load source data to network storage.
    • Perform scheduled backup fitness tests
    • Regularly audit network drive use to ensure optimal use.
  • Administrative
    • Maintain accurate inventory of sector specific software and hardware
    • Assist with software implementations
    • Ensure proper IT procedures are adhered to by staff.



  • Analytical Thinking: ability to tackle a program by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach
  • Attention to Detail: ability to recognize the component parts of a procedure or object and to verify the correctness or error in an individual part or procedure
  • Data Management: experience of checking all available data to get a more complete picture; using the data to propose effective solutions and identifying potential risks
  • Initiative: identifying what needs to be done and doing it before being asked or before the situation requires it
  • Methodical Approach: breaking complex tasks into manageable segments; ability to identify possible problems or stumbling blocks
  • Planning and Organizing: establishing courses of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently; prioritizes, determines tasks and resources, schedules, leverages resources and stays focused
  • Problem Solving: ability to identify the cause and effects of problems in the workplace; analyzing existing information to come up with appropriate solutions
  • Resourcefulness: using existing information to devise new ways of working; ability to tackle unforeseen challenges using existing resources
  • Technical Credibility: understands and appropriately applies principles, procedures, requirements, regulations, and policies related to specialized expertise



Job Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of the windows 10, 2012r2 and 2016 operating system.
  • Experience working in a heterogeneous network environment (HP, Cisco, Ubiquiti, Watchguard)
  • Strong understanding of switching and routing concepts and best practices
  • Proficient in scripting languages (Powershell, VBscript, Python, Bash, etc)
  • Experience maintaining desktop and server hardware and software
  • Working knowledge of database maintenance and best practices a plus (MS SQL, Postgres, Maria)
  • Prior experience supporting and configuring geospatial software / hardware a huge plus (ArcGIS 10.X Desktop & Server, Bentley Microstation, Stereo Optics, GeoCue, ImageStation, LP360, QGIS, PostGIS)
  • Ability to communicate technical issues in written and/or verbal form.
  • Ability to create detailed and easy to follow documentation
  • Have a passion for sharing your knowledge with others
  • Soft skills to match your technical skills


Experience and Education:

  • Associates Degree and three years' relevant work experience, or equivalent work experience
  • Experience managing systems in remote offices and working with remote employees


License and/or Certifications:

  • None

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