Windows Server Administrator | Minnestar

Minnesota IT Services

Working Title: Windows Server Administrator
Job Class: Information Technology Specialist 2
Agency: Minnesota IT Services

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 03/28/2024
  • Closing Date: 04/03/2024
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota IT Services
  • Division/Unit: Office of Enterprise Tech
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
  • Days of Work: Monday – Friday
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $26.56 – $43.20 / hourly; $55,457 – $90,201 / annually
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 – MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
  • FLSA Status: Nonexempt
  • Telework Eligible: Yes – #LI-Hybrid
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

Join the 2,500+ professionals of Minnesota IT Services (MNIT) who connect Minnesotans to services that will improve their lives. This position will be part of the Enterprise Services team, which delivers a full suite of services to state agencies, boards, councils, and commissions, and many central services to local government partners. 

Job Summary

This position will be primarily responsible to support daily operational on all Windows Server Operating systems. This position will be primarily responsible to support, maintain and deliver server infrastructure services to MNIT customers, executive branch agencies and the business groups within these agencies.  Under general supervision, employees in this classification coordinate to provide standard/routine programming, server administration, ticket triage, and operational support.

This position is currently eligible for full-time telework: 

Telework for Minnesota IT Services allows an employee to perform work from a telework location and an employee may be required to be in the office based on business needs and other dependencies in St. Paul, Minnesota. 

Only candidates located in Minnesota and bordering states (Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin) are telework eligible. 


Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must clearly demonstrate all of the following qualifications in their resume:


Position requires a minimum of two (2) years of IT related experience. 


Experience must include:

  • Knowledge of Azure and/or other cloud environments
    • Experience configuring windows operating systems
    • Written and verbal communication skills sufficient to respond to a wide range of technical questions from business clients and related staff.
    • Ability to deliver effective verbal or written messages that facilitate a mutual understanding on both parties.
    • Customer service skills that include active listening, empathy, and problem-solving.

A bachelor’s degree or higher in Information Technology or an IT related field substitutes for two (2) years of experience, OR an IT or related associate’s degree substitutes for one (1) year.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Programming experience, and power shell scripting preferred.
    • Technical writing experience.
    • Experience configuring and supporting server operating systems.
    • Experience supporting customers.

Additional Requirements

It is the policy of Minnesota IT Services that a successful candidate must pass all legally required checks prior to employment which may consist of the following:


SEMA4 Records Check (applies to current and past state employees only)

Criminal History Check

Reference Check

Social Security and Address Verification

Education Verification

Other legally required checks


Minnesota IT Services will not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

Job Type: Full-time
Compensation: $26.56 - $43.20 / hourly - $55,457 - $90,201 / annually
Compensation Type: Hourly
Location: St Paul, MN - Telework
Posted by Karla Larson on March 29, 2024