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Systems Administrator

Division: ZeniMax Media | Department: IT | Location: Rockville, MD, Hunt Valley, MD or Austin, TX, US

The Systems Administrator will be the primary point of contact for all server hardware, network hardware, Windows Active Directory settings, Perforce, and network connections to other sites. This individual will work alongside other members of the ZeniMax Media IT Global Infrastructure team to support systems and networks for multiple locations.



  • Work independently and as part of a team to troubleshoot, perform root cause analysis, identify and isolate technical issues with systems, software, and related infrastructure
  • Responsible for provisioning, installation, configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware, software, and related infrastructure
  • Consider best security practices throughout all aspects of the infrastructure, and work with the security team to deliver secure solutions
  • Collaboration with other IT team members and customers throughout the business on incidents, support requests, projects, and other initiatives
  • Ability to excel in a time sensitive, fast paced, 24/7environment
  • Available to work off-hours to perform maintenance or in case of emergencies
  • Identify, research, and resolve any issues related to our infrastructure (e-mail, printers, wired and wireless networks, video conferencing, VPN, etc.)
  • Identity management on platforms consisting of Active Directory, Azure AD, Office 365
  • Track hardware and software assets in an inventory system
  • Learn from and educate your fellow team members



  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in System Administration
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Strong troubleshooting methodology
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365 including:
    • Exchange Online
    • Skype for Business Online
    • SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business
  • General Windows infrastructure administration including:
    • Windows Server 2008R2, 2012, 2012R2, and 2016
    • Exchange
    • AD and Azure AD administration
    • DNS
    • PowerShell scripting
  • Network fundamentals, understanding of DNS, DHCP, VLANs
  • Able to lift 60 pounds (monitors, computers, printers, servers, boxes), crouch beneath desks, and work on ladders (for wireless system maintenance, etc.)


Desired Skills

  • Experience with identity management tools such as Quest Active Roles, Adaxes, Windows Admin Center
  • Multi-forest/multi-site AD architecture and troubleshooting
  • Storage technologies such as NetApp, EMC, Dell, etc.
  • VMware and other virtualization platforms
  • Cisco network technologies and firewalls
  • SCCM and/or other patch management technologies
  • Linux administration
  • Perforce or other source control applications
  • Familiar with ITIL practices and procedures
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Any relevant certifications

How to Apply

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