• Boulder Community Health
  • $84,060.00 -123,700.00/year*
  • Boulder , CO
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 670 Logan Mill Rd

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Boulder Community Health was recently honored as Best Local Employer by the Daily Camera in the 2018 Boulder County Gold, their People s Choice Awards for businesses in Boulder County. Come join us and be a part of an independent, community-focused health system and feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people s lives and be a positive contribution to the community.


The System Administrator II position is responsible for the effective design, provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling staff, volunteers, and partners to provide excellent care to our patients.

This individual will assist project teams with technical issues in the Initiation and Planning phases of our standard Project Management Methodology. These activities include the definition of needs, benefits, and technical strategy; research & development within the project life-cycle; technical analysis and design; and support of operations staff in executing, testing and rolling-out the solutions.This individual would share responsibilities for the support of following systems: Windows and VMware ESX 3.5/4.x systems, Citrix XenApp 5.x and newer, Exchange 2007, SQL 2005/2008, Meditech 6.0 HCIS, as well as varied departmental healthcare application; Responsibilities on these systems include SA engineering and provisioning, operations and support, maintenance and research and development to ensure continual innovation.

The SA team is widely responsible for supporting over 200 individual applications in a healthcare environment that requires 24/7 up-time. This individual would be required to be a team player able to work on many systems both those for which they are assigned primary responsibility as well as those outside their primary focus.

Our team and company culture value the input of individual contributors, no matter seniority, and expects all members of the team to contribute ideas/solutions to challenges in the environment in a calm, thoughtful, and courteous manner. While, as in any organization, there can be high stress times, the systems administration team is tasked with maintaining a calm and well thought-out approach to solving problems in the face of stressful situations and customers. Must have the ability to maintain a calm and pragmatic problem solving ethic in time sensitive problem solving efforts in a 24x7 healthcare organization.

Responsible for management of day to service desk support and resolution of assigned tickets, and balancing day to day operational support and assigned project work.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education or Formal Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or other technology related field is preferred. Equivalent combination of education and work experience will be considered.
  • CISCO and Microsoft Certifications a plus
  • Special Qualifications (licensure, registration, etc.)

    A valid driver's license.

    Knowledge, Skill and Ability

  • Extensive experience and working knowledge VMware ESX/vSphere products, Citrix XenApp application virtualization, Exchange messaging, SQL 2005/2008 database engines.
  • Extensive experience providing both end user documentation for a highly non-technical audience as well as for other IT staff.
  • Extensive experience troubleshooting complex systems with multiple vendors a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience communicating to non-technical end users in a clear and concise manner.
  • Working knowledge of Intel server architecture and technologies (Dell preferred).
  • Working knowledge of Windows server OSes (32 and 64 bit) including 2003, 2003 R2, 2008, and 2008 R2.
  • Working knowledge of Cisco switches, IOS, ASA, and routing protocols a plus.
  • Experience in a healthcare environment with Meditech HCIS a plus.
  • Experience with Storage Area Networks (EMC Clariion) and fiberchannel switches a plus.
  • Experience with content addressable archive storage (EMC Centera) a plus.
  • Experience

  • Minimum five years experience as system/network administer in a large scale environment (100+ servers) with a large user population (1000+).
  • Experience working in a large multisite data center environment a plus.
  • VMware ESX and vSphere virtualization
  • Citrix XenApp 5.x or newer
  • Experience with Windows Sharepoint Services administration a plus
  • Microsoft Exchange 2007 or newer
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and newer
  • Windows server OSes (2003 and newer)
  • Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy
  • SAN (EMC Clariion) storage arrays a plus
  • Meditech HCIS experience a plus
  • Trend antivirus a plus
  • Symantec BackupExec a plus
  • EMC Networker a plus
  • Cisco switches, IOS, ASA a plus

  • Dell Servers
  • Cisco switches
  • Dell LTO Tape libraries
  • EMC Clariion SANs and fiberchannel switches

  • Infection control procedures for cabling
  • HIPAA privacy and security requirements
  • Firestop procedures for any wall intrusions
  • About Boulder Community Health and Boulder, Colorado

    Uncompromising medical excellence, delivered with the values of respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built our reputation on this promise. As a community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinics, we remain dedicated to meeting the evolving healthcare needs of our citizens and providing access to high quality medical care. Our state-of-the art facilities are home to many medical professionals who offer an extensive range of medical services.

    Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, adventure awaits you right outside your door. Big, beautiful vistas, serene snow-capped mountains, and a lifestyle conducive to enjoying the outdoors bring a truly fresh perspective to our practice of healthcare.

    Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community, while you enjoy state of the art facilities and equipment along with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health/dental/life, paid annual leave, tuition reimbursement and much more.

    EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace

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    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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