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Burns & McDonnell Assistant IT Systems Specialist - Information Technology (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri


The Assistant IT Systems Specialist is responsible for the implementation, administration, and monitoring of the compute, storage, backup, virtual, and cloud-based solutions for the company.

  • Develop, research, and implement systems software including operating systems, utilities, and other tools required to run the operations environment.

  • Manage and optimize the efficiency, availability, and serviceability of the compute environment to include server and virtual desktop instance (VDI) platforms.

  • Analyze, recommend, implement, and manage the server, storage, and backup environments.

  • Research and identify new software releases or solutions for the operating systems and storage environments.

  • Consults with development teams on the operating environment before and after applications are placed in production.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform system and platform version upgrades to ensure support compliance.


  • Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems or related field. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP-(DCV/CMA)) certification preferred

  • MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) certification preferred.

  • Technical expertise in computer equipment, storage, back-ups, operating systems, and tools used in an operating environment required.

  • Ability to work independently, think creatively and analytically, and make quick and sound decisions.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


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Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

Req ID: 220180