Systems Administrator

Date: 28 Jun 2024

Location: Vista, CA, US, 92081

Company: Bachem AG

A Brief Overview

The Systems Administrator II installs, configures and maintains operating systems workstations and servers. Schedules and performs software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages. Studies existing information processing systems to evaluate effectiveness and develops new systems to improve production or workflow as required.

What you will do


  • Ensure availability, administration, maintenance, further development, standardization as well as proper documentation of global IT infrastructure and system landscape including but not limited to:

  • Active Directory including DHCP and DNS

  • Microsoft Server 2012

  • Microsoft SQL

  • Microsoft SCCM

  • VMware ESX

  • NetApp

  • Enforce and ensure group wide server workplace hardware standards, and operating system and software standards defined by Corporate IT and according to best practices

  • Evaluate and implement global IT infrastructure components in cooperation with the change delivery team

  • Vendor and 3rd party management in respect to service delivery

  • Ensure adequate level of GMP CFR Part 11 compliance as per organization guidelines

  • IT project assistance/support, change assistance/support and implementation as per Corporate IT

  • Ensure help desk quality standards and availability as per Corporate IT

  • Ensure problem management and continuous optimization of IT infrastructure related services

  • Ensure a positive safety culture is sustained

  • Ensure safety and environmental policies are adhered to in order to protect the health and safety of employees, visitors, contractors, and the community

  • Document and analyze information

  • Manage data backup

  • Flexibility with work shift - after hour support and on call schedule



  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or Bachelor’s degree with a technical major in engineering or computer science or 5+ years equivalent work experience in systems administration, and working in a global multi-site IT infrastructure (preferred)

  • A minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in systems administration or a technical Help Desk role, preferably in a multi-site environment

  • Knowledge of Microsoft enterprise solutions and best practices

  • Knowledge of VMware ESX and Microsoft Hyper-V

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to effectively organize, multitask, and work in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment

  • Ability to communicate in a proactive and solution-focused manner, including keeping management aware of potential issues.

  • Detail oriented with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems

  • Ability to work independently and manage one’s time

  • Communicate effectively and ability to function well in a team environment

Base Annual Salary Range: 


Systems Administrator I: $64,080 - $88,110

Systems Administrator II: $81,360 - $111,870

Our people are passionate about what they do, the product they sell, and the customers they serve. If you're looking for an opportunity to be a part of a work family that values collaboration, innovation and dedication, we're the right company for you.



Placement of new hires in these wage ranges is based on several factors including education, skill sets, experience, and training.


Total Rewards 


We offer all Team Members a total rewards package including competitive pay, annual performance bonus, a generous benefit package with comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision coverage, 401(k) plan with employer contribution, and paid vacation, personal and sick days. 


Corporate Social Responsibility 


Bachem takes responsibility for future generations by a careful handling of resources and avoiding environmental risks. We continually improve our ecological performance and develop and implement new approaches for enhancing employees’ environmental awareness.  EcoVadis has awarded Bachem Platinum Medal status in their assessment of Bachem. 


Bachem Americas is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status 

Nearest Major Market: San Diego