Network Administrator – Banking – Up to $80K – 667

Who We Are

Bankers Recruiting Bankers – The Symicor Group is a boutique bank-only talent acquisition firm based in Chicago.  Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking talent to our valued clients…from a banker’s perspective.  In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers themselves! We know banking and how to evaluate the very best banking talent available in the market.  Whether you are a bank candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our client is seeking to fill a Network Administrator role located in the Schaumburg, IL market. The successful IT candidate will be responsible for implementing, and maintaining operating procedures in accordance with defined service levels, as well as providing first tier support for both hardware and software utilized in the IT department, computer room, and lockbox systems.

This position comes with a generous salary up to $80K and reports to the Director of IT for the bank.

Network Administrator responsibilities include:

  • Systematically monitoring mainframe application, software products’ performance, and resource capacities according to industry best practices and defined service standards. Presenting recommendations for change improvement to management.
  • Managing the daily and evening operations of the mainframe operating environment. Working in conjunction with IT department resources on the design, implementation, and support of job scheduling software, backup processes, performance monitoring software products, and capacity management software products.
  • Continually assessing staff and technology resources considerate of the bank’s business objectives/demands.
  • Identifying symptoms causing performance deficiencies and initiates research and resolution with IT department resources as needed.
  • Participating in the coordination and implementation of new software releases for assigned systems and following up to ensure software expectations are realized.
  • Identifying, researching, and resolving operational/functional problems for assigned systems. Escalating unresolved issues and/or seeks support from internal IT resources and/or third party vendors.
  • Analyzing quality and effectiveness of computer operations according to defined service standards. Developing departmental performance requirements and provides systematic reporting of such to management.
  • Configuring, testing, and implementing Lockbox client specifications including processing parameters, reporting features, and hosting file extracts according to client requirements provided by Cash Management Services. Providing for Business Continuity Planning for Host Operations.
  • Actively participating on disaster recovery, operations, information system, and other various committees. Continually looking for process improvement opportunities inter and intra departmentally.
  • Identifying and resolving deficient read rates of CAR software by modifying the software configuration, seeking support from vendors, and/or resolving the problem by Retail operations.
  • Overseeing the effective execution of courier services that support bank wide delivery of deposited items and inter-office mail.
  • Ensuring 24/7 support for assigned systems.
  • All other reasonable duties as assigned.

Who Are You?

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for an opportunity where you can pursue your interests and your passion. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but merely the starting point for your future.

You also bring the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Five or more years of IT experience.
  • Three or more years of community bank experience.
  • Five or more years user experience/troubleshooting experience with Windows Server.
  • Excellent computer skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, PC, Windows Server, Unisys and other mainframe programs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of network topologies and protocols.

The next step is yours.  Email us your current resume along with the position you are considering to: