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Sr IT Systems Administrator Job

Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis


Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow?  A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.




Position Summary
Sr. Administers Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). Help perform application and security update deployments via SCCM. Assists with processes related to SCCM security management services. Act as a technical project owner and assist with project implimentation and process design. Responsible for operations and maintenance of existing systems. Collaborate with users and technical teams to support incident resolution, systems monitoring, and problem analysis. Assist in deployment of new systems.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Operational Support – Install, modify, document, and maintain system configuration and changes. Analyze system requirements and performance to optimize systems configuration for stability. Develop scripts and automate routine tasks.
  • Problem Management – Investigate and resolve problems involving complex systems. Provide problem identification for production incidents. Identify and implement solutions to production incidents. Identify and resolve production alerts. Provide support for systems testing and validation activities. Contribute to problem reviews.
  • User Support – Provide contextual and technical information to users. Assist users in identifying difficult technical problems and devising solutions. Advise users on available approved technologies. Translate user requirements into technical solutions.
  • Communications – Clearly and concisely communicate operational status whenever requested. Actively participate in status meetings. Prepare written status reports and responses to customer inquiries. Participate in meetings/communications with vendor partners.

Minimum Requirements

  • Six years of related functional experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Science, Business or related field, or 6 years of experience equivalent to the position.
  • Demonstrated strong business and technical acumen and aptitude.
  • Basic knowledge of one or more core technologies (e.g. Servers, Hosting Platforms, Network Circuits, API's).
  • Detail oriented, with ability to demonstrate strong adherence to procedure and protocol for operational support service tracking/ticketing.
  • Strong communication skills, effective with varying organizational levels and skill sets.
  • Strong Relationship Management and collaboration skills, with a track record of working as one team cross-organizationally to drive innovation and business results.



  • 4+ years’ experience administering SCCM.
  • 6+ years of experience in IT infrastructure and/or network support.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with all current versions of Microsoft Operating Systems
  • Experience patching Windows workstations and servers utilizing SCCM in a medium to large enterprise environment.
  • PowerShell scripting experience.
  • Experienced with operating system deployment (OSD) utilizing SCCM






As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.


Posting Notes:  CO - Denver || CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Customer And Innovation || 56770:IT-Infrastructure & Network || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $72,100 to $102,433 per year

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Requisition Number: 32859

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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