Aspen Aerogels, Inc. Systems Administrator in Northborough, Massachusetts
Aspen Aerogels, Inc. is a rapidly growing company founded in 2001 to capitalize on proprietary and patented advances in aerogel technology. Aspen has developed a proprietary, easy-to-use blanket form of aerogels with broad application to a variety of markets including Oil & Gas, Building & Construction, Outdoor Gear & Apparel, Solar Thermal, Appliances and Transportation. With facilities in Northborough, Mass and East Providence, RI, Aspen has 250 employees.
Summary of Duties:
The Systems Administrator will be part of a team responsible for the daily administration of the company’s IT infrastructure. This person will provide hands-on technical support and expertise to ensure stability and optimum performance of systems in the East Providence manufacturing facility and other Aspen locations. This position offers an extensive growth opportunity for the right candidate, including evaluating new technologies, process and standards improvement, and vendor management. The candidate will also perform other tasks and responsibilities assigned including working after business hours and weekends.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform daily administration to ensure performance, stability and uptime for the operational IT systems.
Support VMware virtual Infrastructure storage and network systems
Support on-premise and cloud business applications
Maintain system backup and software to ensure optimum performance
Assist with defining, procurement and implementation systems consistent with business policies and guidelines.
Develop and maintain relationships with vendors and support partners in supporting plant operations.
Resolve IT service requests in a timely fashion to include recognition, research, isolation, resolution, and follow up
Adopt and follow Aspen’s core values of Safety, Quality, Integrity, Teamwork, Customer and Innovation on both a personal and professional level.
Required Skills & Experience:
A 4 year Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent working experience
Experience with VMware & Hyper-V virtualization technologies preferred
Understating of TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, VLANS, and wireless network terminologies
Knowledge of backup/restore and DR technologies
Proven ability to manage Windows server 2012, 2016 preferred
Experience with Microsoft Office365 and Azure administration.
Working knowledge of Active Directory Domains, Forests & Group Policy
Experience working with terminal and Remote Desktop Services.
Identifies single points of failure and opportunities for improvement in overall IT infrastructure
Familiarity with manufacturing and plant-floor specific technologies and concepts are a plus
Strong interpersonal skills coupled with solid verbal/written communication skill
Ability to multitask with strong project management skills
Organized and thorough individual with the ability to complete projects on schedule.
Successful candidatemust have at least two of the following certifications
CCNA Routing & Switching
Network + Certifications
MCTS, MCSA or MCIPT
NOTE: This is an industrial manufacturing environment. Our process creates dust, there is a consistent, noticeable chemical odor in the plant, and some individuals may find the dust and odor irritating.
Aspen Aerogels is taking every measure to protect our employees and visitors during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Aspen Aerogels, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.
Aspen Aerogels, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
For Our Rhode Island Applicants:
Aspen Aerogels, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The East Providence, RI facility of Aspen Aerogels is subject to Title 28, Chapter 29-6.2 of Rhode Island General Laws, which governs Worker’s Compensation.