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Systems Administrator

Date: Nov 18, 2021

Location: Bonita Springs, Florida, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 36581

Herc Rentals Inc. is a premier, full-service equipment rental firm – providing our customers the equipment, services and solutions they need to achieve optimal performance safely, efficiently and effectively. A pioneer of the equipment rental industry, Herc Rentals continues to evolve and grow through technological innovations, expanded product offerings and value-added services and consultative solutions to support its customers’ projects. 


With more than 55 years of equipment rental expertise, approximately 5,100 employees and approximately 295 company-operated locations across North America, Herc Rentals serves a broad range of end markets, including construction; industrial operations, refineries and petrochemical operations; governmental entities and contractors; disaster recovery and remediation; infrastructure; railroad operations; utilities; film, television, live entertainment and special event production; agricultural operations; and facilities management..



Short Description

We are looking for a talented, self-starting, diligent system administrator to maintain and administer our company's networked system of computers. The system administrator's responsibilities include troubleshooting hardware, software, and networking issues, as well as ensuring that all computing operations run with optimal performance and security. 

To be successful as a system administrator, you should have an excellent ability to solve problems using your in-depth understanding of information systems and computing solutions. The best system administrator will also be a highly motivated, self-starting team player, willing to handle all support requests with courtesy and professionalism.


Acquisition & Deployment

  • Deploy of new applications and enhancements to existing applications, software, and operating systems.
  • Implement defensive security controls for AWS, Office365, Active Directory, Group Policy Objects, Windows Hello/PKI, Windows 10 desktops, and servers.
  • Install and upgrade computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes

Operational Management

  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to system configuration, mapping, processes, and service records.
  • Perform server and security audits, system backup procedures, and other recovery processes in accordance with the company’s disaster recovery and business continuity strategies.
  • Install and upgrade computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes
  • Perform required patching and vulnerability remediation on servers
  • Perform routine maintenance and prescribed maintenance functions
  • Ensure system connectivity of all servers, shared software, groupware, and other applications.
  • Monitor system performance; prepare and deliver system performance statistics and reports.


    Professional Experience

    ITIL certification a plus
    Recent MCSA certification a plus
    Other IT related certification favorable
    Past experience administering server-side technology and networked computing systems
    Familiarity with SQL and database operations
    Ability to prioritize a wide range of workloads with critical deadlines
    Availability outside of working hours to resolve emergency issues promptly
    Experience with security principles and general software management best practices
    Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives
    Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws
    Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
    Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required
    Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
    Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
    Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities
    Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
    Strong customer service orientation
    Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

    Educational Background

    The Systems Administrator will have a bachelor’s degree and 3 years of administration experience, associate degree and 5 years related experience, or 8 years related experience

    Conditions of Employment


    • 5-8 years of experience with domain controllers, Active Directory, group policies, and a Microsoft Windows environment required
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; ability to multi-task, change direction, effectively prioritize, and meet deadlines
    • Experience manipulating data and creating presentation material in Microsoft Office software a plus
    • Experience using scripting languages to automate tasks and manipulate data; programming experience is a plus
    • Experience with Linux a plus
    • Experience with Powershell scripting a plus
    • Experience with SSO and MFA solutions are a plus
    • Experience with VMWare (Private Cloud) a plus
    • Experience with aspects of high availability fault tolerant architectures
    • Experience with performance monitoring software
    • Experience with public cloud a plus


    Our long-term strategy underscores the understanding that our success depends on the dedication and capability of our team members. We are focused on attracting, retaining and empowering talented and dedicated people to build the best team in the equipment rental industry. We also seek to build a team that reflects the variety of people, cultures and communities we interact with every day and to create an inclusive, productive environment in which all team members feel valued and respected.


    Herc Rentals provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical, dental, vision care, life insurance coverage, paid vacation and holidays. 


    Herc does not discriminate in employment based on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, nationals origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.



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