Systems Administrator Systems Administrator …

Ventas Incorporated
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Ventas Incorporated
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Systems Administrator
Systems Administrator IL - Chicago/en-US/ventas_careers/job/IL---Chicago/Systems-Administrator_R0000300/apply Job Description:

The Systems Administrator is responsible for the implementation, administration, and recovery for components of the companys information technology (IT) infrastructure. This individual serves as the technical expert in the area of systems administration for complex operating systems and recommends changes to optimize performance and reduce operational risks. 


  • Systems Administration
    • Operate the enterprise backup and recovery systems
    • Administer Microsoft enterprise software in a VMware and Azure environment
    • Manage a highly available data center (compute, storage, security, power, and cooling systems)
    • Create and routinely update the companys IT infrastructure and process documentation
    • Perform routine tasks and analyze logs to improve performance, stability, and efficiency
    • Oversee common business applications as assigned
    • Support the business through superior administration of systems and excellent customer service
  • IT Technical Expertise
    • Lead the IT disaster recovery planning, documentation, practices, and testing
    • Test existing systems for quality assurance and evaluate new systems through proof of concept testing
    • Stay current with technology developments and recommend solutions to add value and benefit the company
    • Proficient with Microsoft PowerShell, Word, Excel, Power Point and Visio.
  • Personal Development, Training, and IT Teamwork
    • Actively participate in approved personal development activities
    • Operate as a member of the IT team through mentoring and performing alternate job duties as assigned
    • Train IT team members and employees related to your technical expertise and primary responsibilities


  • 2+ years experience
  • Bachelors Degree or relevant experience and certifications
  • Experience administering VEEAM Backup and Recovery with physical and virtualize servers
  • Ability to periodically lift computer equipment up to 50 pounds
  • Approximately 15% travel

Ventas, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to the successful candidate.

Ventas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Ventas, Inc. does not accept unsolicited resumes from staffing agencies, search firms or any third parties.

Posted TodayFull timeR0000300

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR), an S&P 500 company, is a leading real estate investment trust (REIT), with a highly diversified portfolio of nearly 1,300 seniors housing, medical office, and healthcare properties in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Through its Lillibridge subsidiary, Ventas provides management, leasing, marketing, facility development and advisory services to highly rated hospitals and health systems throughout the United States. In 2015, Ventas was named GRESB Global and North American Healthcare Sector Leader and was awarded their Green Star recognition for improving the energy efficiency of its portfolio. Ventass CEO was named by Harvard Business Review as one of the top 50 Best-Performing CEOs in the World the last two years running.

Ventass pursuit of excellence, focused investment strategy, balanced business model and highly-skilled team have consistently produced superior total shareholder return for more than a decade. Thats not just excellence. Thats Excellence. Sustained.