First Energy Corp. Microsoft Systems Administrator - Akron, OH in Akron, Ohio

Microsoft Systems Administrator - Akron, OH

Location: Akron, OH, US, 44320

Job Function: Information Technology

Employee Type: Reg Full Time (FT)

Requisition ID: 1206


About the Opportunity

This is an open position with FE Services Corp., a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [SC00]

This position is accountable, under general supervision, for installing and maintaining our Microsoft Server environment in FirstEnergy Corp.

Responsiblities Inclued:

  • Building, maintaining and troubleshooting FirstEnergy's Microsoft Server fleet.

  • Establishing Microsoft servers for FirstEnergy that include Citrix servers, application servers, Active Directory servers, specialized support servers, Microsoft SQL Server and File and Print Servers.

  • Providing consulting for new applications/systems requiring Microsoft servers and services.

  • Maintaining and administering operating systems, server security and Microsoft services.

  • Installing, upgrading, configuring and maintaining server systems hardware and software.

  • Implementing application systems, in partnership with IT Solutions personnel.

  • Designing and implementing disaster recovery procedures.

  • Investigating and resolving application problems.

  • Adhering strictly to company processes and procedures, in accordance to regulatory requirements

Qualifications for the Microsoft Systems Administrator inclue:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, In lieu of a bachelor's degree 8 year of equivalent professional level experience in a production Microsoft Server Administration role required.

  • Minimum 3 years Professional Level Microsoft Server Administartion experience Required.

  • Strong knowledge of the following:

  • MS Window server deployment using deployment software tools

  • Intel/AMD Server Hardware Maintenance

  • MS Server anti-virus administration

  • MS Windows server operating system administration and patch management. (2008 / 2012)

  • VMware - Virtual machine setup / administration

  • Proficient in PowerShell and other scripting Technologies

  • Microsoft File and Print Services

  • Active Directory

  • Microsoft SQL Server Administration

  • Microsoft IIS

  • Must work effectively in a team environment and on concurrent assignments.

  • Strong technical writing skills and the ability to convey technical concepts to a non-technical audience.

  • Strong network skills for server administration and performance troubleshooting.

Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity

At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.


Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.

Position Classification


FirstEnergy Human Resources Team

Nearest Major Market: Akron

Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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