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Cloud System Administrator

Addison, Texas
Job Type
24 Feb 2023
Ministry Brands is looking for a Cloud System Administrator to join our team!

Who we are

Ministry Brands is a leading provider of SaaS operational management systems, payments platforms, digital engagement tools and background screening solutions for faith-based, non-profit and for-profit organizations. We serve more than 95,000 customers as a trusted partner in digital transformation and enablement - advancing missions, driving efficiencies, and building engaged communities for more than four decades. The diverse and real-world experiences of our team members serving their communities makes us stronger together and enhances our ability to advance digital transformation for the greater good.

Ministry Brands is committed to acknowledging and valuing our employee differences and to creating an environment in which every individual's unique strengths and abilities are developed and valued. Our employees share in the responsibility for creating this environment and demonstrate mutual respect and acceptance in the workplace. We welcome everyone and are dedicated to creating a culture where all our employees have equal opportunity to be heard and reach their full potential.

What you'll do

The Cloud System Administrator focuses on leading the DonorDirect Azure cloud services team. This position is responsible for planning, scheduling, and managing all activities related to the design, implementation, support, and maintenance of DonorDirect technology infrastructure and quality assurance services, including client-hosted cloud networks, servers, storage, services, and DonorDirect products. Other responsibilities include enhanced technical support for clients, management of initial product installs, and pre-sales support for cloud hosting opportunities.

This position will collaborate with applicable stakeholders and leadership to develop and ensure reliable, performant, tested, and secure IT infrastructures for client retention. This role requires attention to detail, proactive management, and coaching of resources to drive efficiency to continuously improve the company.

  • Manage Azure IAAS hosting for 160+ servers and 20+ clients
  • Manage automation of Azure Infrastructure Deployments
  • Azure Maintenance and monitoring
  • Pre-sales support
  • Staying current on Security Threats
  • Report Monthly Billing
  • Research and implement new SAAS, PAAS, and IAAS opportunities to further performance, reliability, security, and profit
  • Provide 24/7 support on a rotating basis
Deployments and Support
  • Initial Environment Install for new clients (both Azure and on-premise implementations)
  • Manage Project Deployments for existing clients
  • Provide/Manage technical "tier 3" client support to implementation and support teams
  • Assist and manage client on-premise server migrations/upgrades as requested through support
  • Manage and perform data refreshes requested through support
  • Facilitate technical assistance as needed with other teams
Who you are
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of overall IT experience
  • 3+ years' experience with Cloud (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) services and solutions, preferably in AWS and/or Azure
  • Experience leading other Technology resources
  • Strong scripting capabilities (Bash, Python, Ruby, PowerShell)
  • Strong organizational, task, and project management skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work across diverse technical and non-technical teams
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Advanced understanding of infrastructure technologies - Server (Linux, MS Windows), data store (MySQL), network, storage, security, and management technologies
  • Experience with IT transformation - data center consolidations and migration
  • ITIL (foundational level, but exposure to more detail than foundation is often necessary)

Ministry Brands is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
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  • Job Reference: 925879862-2
  • Date Posted: 24 February 2023
  • Recruiter: Ministry Brands
  • Location: Addison, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent