System Administrator
Portland, OR IT
Job Type


As one of the pre-eminent Lending as a Service (LaaS) companies, Vervent sets the global standard for outperformance by delivering superior expertise, future-built technology, and meaningful services. We support our industry-leading partners with primary strategic services including Loan & Lease Servicing, Call Center Services, Backup Servicing/Capital Markets Support, Credit Card Servicing, and Card Marketing & Customer Acquisition. Vervent empowers companies to accelerate business, drive compliance, and maximize service.


This is an exempt position. Hours of the position are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM with availability after normal business hours as part of an on-call rotation.

Primary Responsibilities

· Primary support for Linux systems running Apache.

· Secondary support for Microsoft Windows server systems.

· Administration of server and workstation infrastructure to adhere to information security policies.

· Monitor and troubleshoot system performance.

· Administration of Microsoft systems including Exchange, SharePoint, and SQL server.

· Responsible for security patches, system backups, software updates, and policy enforcement.

· Enforce policies through Active Directory Group Policy and other tools.

· May be assigned problem resolution responsibility for advanced technical issues escalated from Help Desk.

· Diagnose and repair system problems as second tier technical support.

· Backup support engineer on firewalls and network infrastructure.

· Perform additional duties and responsibilities as required.


· Minimum of 3 years managing Windows & Linux servers

· Familiarity with installing and managing Windows & Linux systems in support of business applications.

· Experience with VMware.

· Working knowledge of networking, firewalls, MS Office applications and administrative tools.

· Experience working on a team and/or leading team projects.

· Experience managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

· Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server, Ubuntu Linux, and Apache.

· TLS certificate management on Windows, Apache, and Linux.

· Active Directory management including Group Policies.

· Familiar with advanced Data Center concepts, practices, and procedures.

· Strong troubleshooting, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Physical Requirements:

The work is of an intellectual nature. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is required to stand and sit for prolonged periods. Specific vision abilities required include close and medium distance vision and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to hear normal sounds, distinguish sound as voice and communicate through human speech. This position requires the ability to operate a keyboard, computer mouse, telephone, fax, copier, writing tools, and other standard office equipment. On an occasion, an employee will be asked to lift items weighing up to 35 lbs.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.