Specialist I, Systems Administration (Cleveland, Ohio or REMOTE)

Date: Sep 21, 2021

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

Company: Lincoln Electric


Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.

Req. ID: 20270 


PURPOSE: This position is responsible for providing solutions to improve processes or solve complex technical issues. Strong skills are required on VMWare, Windows and Cloud Administration. A key role in ensuring new technologies are selected and implemented in a timely manner.   



  • Provide technical support for global administration of VMWare, Windows, and Cloud environments
  • Determine requirements, plan, and implement major product upgrades on both hardware and software. Design presentations to management concerning technical issues and upgrades
  • Work on projects/teams comprised of IT technical experts and business representatives
  • Support monitoring systems that span the server and cloud infrastructure
  • Provide systems maintenance requests and test plans for cross platform projects. This includes making recommendations for standards, and security best practices.
  • Quickly spot trends and accurately predict future requirements on assigned platform
  • Demonstrates flexibility in responding to unexpected demands. Contributes willingly during emergencies and other necessary situations during and or after regular work hours. This position requires night and weekend work along with on-call
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Business or equivalent relevant experience
  • 3-7 years of experience in supporting Enterprise Server environments
  • 3+ years in VMWare and Cloud, supporting and designing Enterprise environments with an understanding of virtual and physical networks
  • Strong Active Directory skills in troubleshooting, configuration, and group policy’s
  • Experience with scripting (PowerShell) and automating processes
  • Experience with site integration and consolidation processes, including file share, application, and licensing migrations
  • Strong understanding and ability to manage application licensing across a Enterprise
  • Strong disaster recovers skills on Active Directory, Windows Servers, VMWare
  • Highly motivated, self-starter, customer centric, and the ability to work without supervision
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Creating and updating technical documentation of operating procedures


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. 

As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.


Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Information Technology 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: System Administrator, Welding, Information Systems, Computer Science, Cloud, Technology, Manufacturing