Sr. Systems Administrator at Vertafore

| Greater Denver Area
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We are seeking a talented, energetic and self-driven individual to join our Systems Administration team responsible for Windows Servers. Our administrators are responsible for system planning, implementation, administration, performance monitoring, software deployments and capacity planning of Windows-based systems used by Vertafore to deliver our products and services to the insurance industry in a SaaS environment. This is a great opportunity for individuals with 3-8 years of experience.


  • You enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with current and continually evolving technology
  • You are self-motivated and enjoy working on small teams to get things done quickly
  • You enjoy collaboration with other internal teams to help build a new software product
  • You are able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • You have the ability to present to and communicate effectively with executive leadership
  • You can communicate clearly to both members of your team and other teams that depend on you
  • You are committed to the delivery of quality results in a deadline-driven environment
  • You understand the importance of 24/7 uptime and are willing to participate in an on-call rotation to support it.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Management and migrations of existing PowerShell scripts
  • Windows Sever and Active Directory maintenance including Local and Group Policy, Security hardening and Remediation
  • Manage Active Directory Domain Controllers
  • Create and modify Active Directory and Local Group Policy
  • Install, manage and troubleshoot Microsoft systems
  • Perform advanced defect root cause analysis and provide resolution plans
  • Provide after-hours support for Infrastructure related emergencies as well occasional weekend maintenance
  • Help Service Desk team with advanced tickets
  • Work with on-shore and off-shore teams

Preferred Experience & Qualifications:

  • Ability to support services in multiple data centers with integrations involving multiple products
  • At least 1-3 years of Active Directory, ADFS, SSO related work experience
  • Strong knowledge of VMWare or Hyper-V technologies
  • Strong understanding of network fundamentals
  • 1-3 years managing configuration, build and deployments for enterprise software solutions (upgrade and administration)
  • 1 year of PowerShell scripting experience
  • Managing Windows Server infrastructure
  • Experience automating cloud (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) platform configuration a plus
  • Understanding of networking and security concepts
  • Microsoft Certifications a plus
  • Knowledge of network architecture and network systems a plus
  • Positive, self-motivated personality, with the ability to complete tasks independently
  • Strong communication & documentation skills


Up to 25% travel to other office locations - Florida, Michigan, Canada

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases


Great location in the heart of downtown Denver just a block away from the RTD lightrail.

What are Vertafore Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Vertafore offers employees 1 paid day to volunteer at the non-profit of their choice.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Vertafore offers opportunities to join several committees, including Women of Vertafore, LGBTQ+, etc.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Vertafore employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 100% of annual salary for up to 90 days of disability.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers $1500 of expenses per person.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $175 for glasses or contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Vertafore offers three different health plans to meet the needs of our employees.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 2 times an employee's annual salary.
Pet Insurance
We offer a Pet Insurance plan through Nationwide.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Vertafore's team fitness initiatives include in-office yoga, a partnership with Planet Fitness, and other recreational team sports.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Vertafore provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by [provider]. We match up to 50% of contributions up to 3% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vertafore provides up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. We also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to $2,500 for eligible adoption expenses and 6 weeks of paid leave.
Company sponsored family events
Vertafore sponsors family oriented events semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Vertafore hosts company outings annually.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
In various areas of the office, Vertafore provides weekly fresh fruit services, bagels and donuts on specified days, as well as snacks and drinks.
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Mondays and Fridays.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Vertafore sponsors recreational clubs that include sports, board games, video games, book clubs, etc.
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5,250.
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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