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Application Administrator in Harrisburg, PA at D&H Distributing Co.

Date Posted: 10/31/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

System Administrator

Join a 100 Year old and growing electronics and technology company based in Harrisburg, PA that offers an employee stock ownership plan, competitive pay, an excellent benefits package and paid time off to volunteer in the community.

  • We are empowered by our employee co-owners who provide the industry’s best service and we promote a collaborative culture. 
  • We feel strongly about giving back to the community and promoting sustainable, eco-friendly business practices.
  • We offer an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Paid Time Off, Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision benefits as well as Gym Reimbursement and Tuition Assistance.
  • As a D&H Co-Owner you receive numerous discounts on services

We are looking for System Administrator to support our IT Operations Team.


  • Install, update, tune, diagnose, and babysit both internal and third-party applications.
  • Work with vendor technicians to correct problems
  • Establish Best Practices for keeping applications running.
  • Perform day-to-day Administrative tasks
  • Ensure complete ownership (technical and functional) of the application systems in scope. This requires the ability to proactively gain technical expertise/mastery of the systems through self-education, creativity, and experimentation.
  • Install new and upgrade existing application servers in accordance with IT standards and project/operational requirements.
  • Work closely with other team members, development teams and application/release management to deploy, or assist with deployment of, application upgrades, patches, and/or fixes.
  • Develop and maintain procedures for installation, upgrades and configuration of application systems.
  • Contribute to and maintain configuration standards.
  • Provide technical training to team members and ensure documentation is created and updated regularly.
  • Research and recommend innovative and/or automated approaches for administration tasks. Identify approaches that leverage internal resources and provide economies of scale.
  • Perform tuning and optimization, using native and 3rd party monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
  • Provide support per request from user community to investigate and troubleshoot issues.
  • Ability to communicate industry best practices and apply a practical implementation to the environments.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and supportive relationships with team members and users.
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call responsibilities and maintenance window activities.
  • Implement operational automation using SSIS, T-SQL and OS level scripts.
  • Implement and maintain application security.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience required.
  • Strong problem solving and/or analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good knowledge and demonstrative troubleshooting ability on connectivity problems.
  • Requires knowledge of Windows 2003/2008/2012 servers
  • Demonstrates the ability to be a subject matter expert in supporting, maintaining and administrating complex applications.
  • Minimum of 3 years of technical support experience.
  • Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of users, managers, technical staff, and subject matter experts to build consensus.
  • Strong attention to detail and time management skills.
  • Strong analytical skills to analyze complex problems, interpret operational needs, identify creative solutions, and develop new strategies and procedures when needed.
  • Work as part of a team and provide 24x7 support when required.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally to solve complex problems and improve quality and service.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work processes in a timely fashion.
  • Experience with assigned application / technology (i.e. Dynamics AX, CRM, SCOM, ActiveBatch, SharePoint), or similar.
  • Experience with User and Security Administration
  • Experience in PowerShell or VBscript a plus.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Opportunities for growth and development
  • Great benefits
  • Competitive industry pay
  • Excellent Work/Life Balance