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Systems Administrator

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WELS-CMM - Waukesha, WI


Designs, configures, monitors and administers WELS (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod) networks and server environments by performing the following duties.


  • Monitors, configures, and administers servers in Microsoft Windows and Linux environments. Develops and recommends server specifications and standards.

  • Works with vendors to resolve actual or potential server or application outages.

  • Configures and maintains all VMware and Azure-based servers, including SANs and UPS.

  • Primary technical contact with Blackbaud hosting services in support of Financial Edge, RaiserÂ’s Edge, and Net Community products.

  • Applies server and business application patches and updates.

  • Manages requests and deploys SSL certificates for applications and servers.

  • Administers Microsoft Exchange and Office 365 environments, Session Border Controller, including configuration and troubleshooting.

  • Administers Microsoft Teams environment, including user configuration and troubleshooting.

  • Configures and maintains Group Policies and Intune management of Windows/Mac Workstations and mobile devices.

  • Configures Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, printing and all other network services in coordination with the Assistant Director of Information Services.

  • In coordination with the Database Administrator installs, configures, and maintains databases.

  • Confers with external consultants and providers as needed to recommend hosting, connectivity, and network services to the Assistant Director of Information Services regarding compatibility, viability, and cost effectiveness.

  • Recommends, research, tests, and implements network software, hardware, and outsourcing solutions.

  • Monitors industry hardware and networking trends and developments.

  • Assists Technology staff in research and troubleshooting as second or third tier support.

  • Assists in Tier 1 help desk support as needed.

Other duties as assigned


To perform this 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.


Associate Degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or two to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience with Windows desktop, and Windows server operating systems; networking knowledge (TCP/IP) relative to each platform. Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) or Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) preferred.