Systems Administrator II

Location: Woburn, MA
Job ID: 151908-1A
Date Posted: Mar 1, 2019

Job Description

Welcome To

Lahey Health Shared Services is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

The Systems Administrator II is responsible for the installation, support, and management of Microsoft Windows, E-mail, and VMware Servers supporting the clinical, financial and other business units across Lahey Health System. The Systems Administrator II will act as a hands-on contributor, subject matter expert and resident consultant for a broad range of Windows Server, e-mail, and VMware technologies, processes, and best practices including but not limited to Windows recovery, patching, security, Service Level Agreements, systems interoperability, server virtualization (VMWare), high availability, business continuity.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • E-mail Services configuration and maintenance
  • Microsoft Active Directory Services
  • Technical Lead for Server Team Projects
  • Proactively manage and maintain core Windows and VMware systems
  • Backup and Recovery, maintain process standards
  • Maintain anti-virus Management services for Windows Servers
  • Maintain Patching environment for Windows Servers and VMware hosts
  • DNS and DHCP administration
  • Maintain inventory and asset configuration documentation
  • Mentor / cross train team members on existing and new technologies
  • Develop and implement project plans, risk assessments and contingency plans
  • Create system specifications for new installs and upgrades
  • Server monitoring and alerting
  • Participate in Server Team on-call rotation
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 4 year degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related fields desirable.


  • 5 - 10 years of IT experience in an production environment
  • Experience in a health care provider environment desirable.
  • Hands on experience with Windows Server administration
  • Hands on experience with VMWare vCenter administration
  • Microsoft Active Directory configuration and administration
  • E-mail configuration and management desirable

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 - 2012 R2 experience
  • VMware ESXi 5.1 – 6.0
  • Scripting / Task automation.  PowerShell experience a plus
  • Solid project management and implementation experience.
  • Operating System hardening, patching and remediation
  • Performance tuning, capacity management, and server monitoring
  • DNS and DHCP administration
  • Working knowledge of SAN, NAS, DAS storage technologies
  • Basic networking experience; routing, switches, and common IP port usage
  • Installation and configuration of server hardware
  • Excellent leadership, management, analytical, problem solving
  • Experience working with a variety of vendors and implementing and supporting multiple products.
  • Proven leadership abilities and comprehensive knowledge of healthcare information system 

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.