City of Naperville

Job Description
The City of Naperville is looking for a Network Systems Administrator to perform a variety of technical tasks involving the management and security of the Servers, Directory Services, remote access and enterprise and departmental applications.  This position plans and makes recommendations to management group and end users and ensures solutions meet business objectives and establishes and maintains a high level of user trust and confidence in IT services.


  • Administers Directory Services including Users, security groups, GPOs, DNS services, DHCP services, Certificates, Federation, Rights managements, OUs, and directory structure.
  • Support for virtual implementations in a clustered environment, including backup and restore.
  • Support for cloud implementations, including user access, backup and restore.
  • Manages remote access for users and vendors including installing and supporting applications.
  • Maintains the Physical Servers that include hardware warranties replacing and adding new servers.
  • Communicates with members of the Information Technology Department, and Public Safety city departments, to gain information to resolve problems and improve business processes.
  • Supports Geographic Information System (GIS), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and AS/400 systems including terminal and printer emulation and web interfaces.
  • Maintains inventory records of hardware and software.
  • Establishes and maintains appropriate security measures and backup procedures for data, programs, and equipment.
  • Participates in the rotation of on-call support during off hours (typically 1-week per month)
  • Monitors system problems including assisting users with operational problems, performing general maintenance of systems, and coordinating maintenance with outside vendors.
  • Participates in planning new technologies; and assists in preparing time and cost estimates of proposed projects and applications, performs implementation tasks as needed.
  • Monitors trends in the computer industry to ensure maximum capability of computer equipment.  Researches and advises management of enhancements/new releases of hardware and software technology.


  • Associate degree in computer science, information systems, or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in systems administration and end-user support experience
  • Experience with server virtualization technologies, e.g., VMware vSphere or Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Experience with SAN, NAS, and Cloud storage solutions
  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be substituted


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or related field
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)g
  • VMware Certification (VCTA, VCP, etc.)
  • Experience with access security and network edge security in standards-based security applications, e.g., CrowdStrike Falcon, Carbon Black App Control.

Additional Information
The City of Naperville, Illinois is a dynamic community of 150,000 residents, conveniently located 28 miles west of Chicago.  Various publications have named Naperville as one of the best cities in the United States in which to live.  The City has gained national recognition for our family-friendly environment, excellent schools and library system, low crime rate, and vibrant downtown area.  It’s also a great place to work!  Our municipal government employs over 900 dedicated individuals in a wide range of job categories and provides a collaborative working environment, a forward-looking leadership team, and a competitive benefits package.

Applications should be completed thoroughly, and resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application but should be attached to the application.  Include all requested education, experience, attachments, and other information when applying. Incomplete applications are subject to rejection. Notifications to applicants will be sent electronically to the email address provided in the application.

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The City of Naperville complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals needing accommodations in the recruitment process should notify Human Resources in advance at (630) 305-7066.

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