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Senior Server Storage Administrator

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Vancouver
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a Senior Server Storage Administrator for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 178499



Responsible for the acquisition, installation, configuration, and maintenance of Microsoft servers and data storage environments.  Position requires an in-depth knowledge of Microsoft server operating systems, Intel based hardware, data storage systems and hardware, security, and design concepts.  Leads server and storage team participation on organizational projects and initiatives. Mentors other team members and provides technical expertise to support organizational requirements.




  1. Analyzes computing needs based on customer requirements and organizational direction. Captures and analyzes system performance data.
  2. Participates in establishing architectural standards for server and storage infrastructure.  Responsible for maintaining the security of server and storage infrastructure in compliance with established policies and standards. Provides and maintains documented procedures ensuring appropriate server access. Provides system audit logs to facilitate auditing requirements.
  3. Uses capacity planning tools and trend analysis to forecast server and storage capacity requirements. Researches and recommends cost effective hardware and software solutions.
  4. Install and maintains all server and storage infrastructure hardware, software, and services in compliance with established architectural standards. Monitors, reports and manages performance of assigned server and storage and supports assigned applications and services as required.
  5. Develops and maintains recovery strategies for server and storage infrastructure. Develops, tests, implements, and documents procedures to ensure that recovery strategies support our business resumption planning goals.
  6. Identifies gaps in processes and services offered and recommends solutions to manager and team. Recommends cost effective strategies to address gaps, network capacity planning, and vendor management to ensure that appropriate and cost effective service contracts are in force.
  7. Develops and maintains procedures and standards for installation and maintenance of server and storage infrastructure.
  8. Troubleshoots all server and storage infrastructure issues including availability and utilization. Participates in an on call rotation for system and server and storage support.
  9. Trains and mentors other team members.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.





  • Degree in Computer Science or a related field; may substitute equivalent knowledge and skills obtained through a combination of education, training and experience. 



  • Minimum 5 years of Administrator experience with Microsoft Server technology and/or Data Storage technologies
  • Advanced Knowledge and experience with the following:
    • Cisco UCS Server systems preferred.
    • Windows server security and antivirus
    • Server Virtualization – VMware vSphere
    • WINS, DHCP, Active Directory, DNS, FTP
    • Perfmon and Event Viewer tools
    • SAN fabrics, fiber switch, storage engine, solid state storage, RAID array, cache, etc.
    • Pure Storage - Flasharray
    • EMC Isilon    
    • Basic Networking, Backup, and Restore
  • Clinical or healthcare experience strongly preferred





  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.
  • Ability to work independently in an environment with multiple work demands and focus on detail.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment.



  • Work requires normal amounts of physical effort at least 66% of the time with some prolonged periods of sitting
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. 
  • Job duties require intense concentration and attention to detail up to 30% of work time.


Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.


About PeaceHealth


PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 


We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.


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Location: Vancouver, Shared Services Center (802)
Job Category:  Business, Administrative & Facilities 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Required Certifications/Licensure: 


PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.


The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.


Posting Notes: Vancouver || Business, Administrative & Facilities || IT & Health Information Management || Full Time || INFORMATION SERVICES

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