Air Transport Services Group

Systems Administrator

Position: Systems Administrator Base Pay: Commensurate with experience
Employee Type: Full-Time Leads Others: No
Required Education: Required Experience:
Travel Required: No Position Close Date: When Filled

Location: Wilmington, OH

ATSG is a leading provider of aircraft leasing and air cargo transportation and related services to domestic and foreign air carriers and other companies that outsource their air cargo lift requirements. ATSG, through its leasing and airline subsidiaries, is the world's largest owner and operator of converted Boeing 767 freighter aircraft. Through its principal subsidiaries, ATSG provides aircraft leasing, air cargo lift, passenger ACMI and charter services, aircraft maintenance services and airport ground services. ATSG's subsidiaries include ABX Air, Inc.; Airborne Global Solutions, Inc.; Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services, Inc., including its subsidiary, Pemco World Air Services, Inc.; Air Transport International, Inc.; Cargo Aircraft Management, Inc.; and Omni Air International, LLC. 

What you will do:

The Systems Administrator’s role is to optimize servers, networks and related components to achieve high availability and performance of the various business applications supported.  This includes designing, installing, configuring, administering, securing and fine-tuning various operating systems (Windows, Linux, iSeries, VMware, Nutanix,  etc.) and components across the organization in a timely and efficient manner. Will be involved in documenting processes, working with IT compliance controls; recommending, monitoring and reporting on key IT operational data; ensuring proper backup and recovery methods for network components; coordinating and executing test to validate solutions; and working with technical and business members to provide an efficient approach to enhancing performance of network and user experience.  This position reports to the IT Manager of Systems Administration.


  • Lead, coordinate, and participate in key process improvements for all environments throughout the organization.
  • Participate in the design and review of new systems and application deployments.
  • Coordinate business application, and database administration functions to ensure availability, reliability, and scalability of systems to meet corporate objectives.
  • Perform file system and database configuration and management.
  • Support application development teams throughout project lifecycles.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve hardware and software problems, including end user desktop PCs and enterprise data servers.
  • Ensure servers comply with established policies, standards, licensing agreements, and configuration guidelines.
  • Coordinate defining and performing system backups and recovery procedures to ensure full data retrieval.
  • Monitor and test system performance; provide statistics and reports.
  • Define and implement strategies for integrating Windows and Linux operating environments.
  • Recommend and execute modifications to systems in order to improve security, efficiency, reliability, and performance.
  • Establish and implement policies, procedures, and technologies (including firewalls) to ensure system security..
  • Review and deploy new service packs, hot fixes, system updates, and vendor-supplied patches according to best practices.

What you need:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Technology or equivelent experience
  • Experience with Active Directory and VMWare infrascructure configuration
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Preferred experience:

  • Experience with Nutanix hosts and Acropolis VM management a plus
  • Experience with LINUX a plus
  • Experience with the basics of Oracle Database a plus
  • Experience with Veeam Backup, Replications and Orchestrator a plus
  • Experience with data extraction and reporting tools a plus
  • Experience with Office 365 a plus