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IT Systems Administrator in Independence, OH at Kichler

Date Posted: 5/16/2019

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Job Description

Job Description

Job Title:                             IT Systems Administrator

Job Responsibilities:

  • All operational aspects of the Prophet 21 application in our Demo, Development, Test and Production environments.  This includes, but is not limited to, maintaining Prophet 21 security, setting up user accounts, proactive application monitoring, quick response to application related issues, conduct root cause analysis, coordinate resolution with Epicor support personnel and or IT personnel, etc.
  • Manage and perform upgrades and patches for the Prophet 21 application throughout the change management process.
  • Working with SQL Database Administrator to ensure periodic maintenance, archiving and backup & recovery processes are performed and tested.
  • Assist in the installation, configuration and support of Prophet 21 modules or ancillary interfacing systems.

Education Requirements:  Bachelor Degree (Associate Degree with working experience equivalent considered)

Experience Requirements:          Minimum 2-3 years working experience in the field of IT.

Qualification Requirements:

Knowledge of:

  • Fundamental understanding of application life cycle. 
  • Development experience in .Net, C#, SQL

Preferred Knowledge of (not required):

  • Epicor’s Prophet 21 ERP
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Crystal Reports or Other Reporting Tools

Proficiency in:

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills (distinguishing between OS, HW, Database and/or application failures)
  • Process and procedural experience in developing, modifying and testing of system software
  • Can translate business/user requirements into application/systems software requirements
  • Exceptional customer service orientation
  • Gathering and analyzing complex data with the ability to absorb and retain information quickly
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills (focus on listening and questioning skills)
  • Effectively prioritize and execute tasks
  • Ability to present ideas and facts in a user-friendly language to non-technical staff
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

Why Kichler?

Kichler is a leader in interior and exterior decorative lighting, landscape lighting and ceiling fans. Kichler products are available through authorized independent lighting showrooms, electrical distributors, procurement companies, irrigation distributors and select e-retailers.

What we offer you as a Kichler employee:

  • Competitive salary, Paid vacation 
  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance 
  • Available 401(k) program with generous company match (no waiting period, 100% vested)
  • Company-paid life and STD/LTD disability coverage 
  • Employee discount purchase program (MASCO partners)

The Kichler brand encompasses more than 3,000 products, including chandeliers, wall sconces, bath lighting, ceiling fans, under-cabinet lighting, landscape lighting, lamps and accessories. A leader in energy-efficient technology, Kichler's line of Design Pro LED fixtures feature several winners of the Lighting for Tomorrow Award, sponsored by the Consortium for Energy Efficiency, the U.S. Department of Energy and the American Lighting Association.


Full or Part Time

Full time

Kichler Lighting (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

Kichler Lighting is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.