Salary:  Negotiable and commensurate with experience and Midwest region cost of living scale

Training Bonuses:  Upon completion of 6-month training and one-year anniversary

Location:  LaGrange, OH - No rush-hour traffic from any location!

  • 20-35 Minutes from Cleveland, Westlake, North Ridgeville, Elyria, Avon, Medina, and Brunswick

  • 35-45 Minutes from Lakewood, Beachwood, Sandusky, Brecksville, and Strongsville

Company Profile:  Celebrating 30+ years with no layoffs!  SpaceBound is a global supplier of technology products and services within the B2C, B2B and GovEd sectors. Privately held, SpaceBound offers a cohesive environment that embraces cutting-edge technologies. Continued growth is a direct result of a performance-driven atmosphere that rewards initiative, creativity, and a commitment to excellence.  Average employee tenure: 8+ years. 
Work Tour:  Full-Time/Long-Term Salaried Position (M-F 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)

Relocation Reimbursement: Negotiable


  • Proactively monitor and audit network environment, coordinate consistent patching cycles, troubleshoot and direct adjustments as needed to ensure 24x7 uptime of servers for E-commerce operations

  • Develop systems and network documentation (including Information Technology wiki, diagrams, maps, requirements, scope, and maintenance schedules)

  • Coordinate network changes with Software Architect to ensure business continuity during network upgrades, backups, and maintenance windows

  • Communicate infrastructure health and recommendations for improvement to company officers

  • Manage network projects and routine tasks including delegation of tasks to Junior Network Administrator

  • Maintain and enhance network security policies (including monitoring of perimeter security to ensure availability, integrity, and confidentiality of information)

  • Maintain server backups and test restores for critical SQL Server databases & perform database recovery if needed

  • Monitor and analyze syslog entries and event logs and be proactive in responding to anomalies

  • Be available after hours and weekends as needed for maintenance, upgrades, and outages (mostly remote but some on site may be required)

  • Perform network security scans and other tasks necessary to maintain PCI compliance

  • Stay current with technological developments in systems and network administration technology and recommends ways for PCC to take advantage of new technology

  • Microsoft Active Directory management, NTFS permissions, and Group Policy creation and deployment

  • Firewall administration including content filtering, bandwidth utilization monitoring, rule/policy creation, VPN, and syslog monitoring and analysis

  • Centrally managed software patch management for software from Microsoft and other vendors

  • Knowledge of SAN/NAS technologies including LUN provisioning and management, snapshot management, and iSCSI

  • Familiarity working with building access control and monitoring systems including key fob provisioning, IP based surveillance DVR/cameras, and remote lock mechanisms

  • Centrally managed antivirus for all workstations and servers

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization technology including performance optimization and real time backups

  • Network wide software license auditing

  • Enterprise switch management including packet storm prevention, spanning tree, MPIO, link aggregation, automated network mapping, VLANs, routing, and unauthorized node detection

  • Maintain backup software and data recovery (ArcServe preferred)

  • Wireless network security and monitoring

  • Server room environment management technologies including temperature probes, remotely managed AC unit, and managed power distribution units

  • Email server management including mailbox management, log backups, and antispam gateway management (Exchange/Office365 Preferred)

  • Familiarity with multiple types of Internet connections including DSL, cable, T1, and fiber optic

  • VOIP/PBX/POTS phone system management (Shoretel preferred)

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ Years of networks and systems administration experience

  • 3+ Years Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy experience

  • 3+ Years firewall administration experience (Sonicwall preferred)

  • Exceptional Communicator - able to grasp technical concepts required to understand overall project scope and communicate effectively with technical team members

  • Comfortable with a fast paced environment where requirements are fluid and prone to change

  • Innovator who strives for continuous improvement

  • Likes to be challenged and always want to learn new things

  • Skilled at navigating cross-functional teams and projects

  • Desired - experience working with / implementing requirements for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)

  • Desired – Familiarity with Microsoft Active Directory

  • Desired – Familiarity with Microsoft Office 365/Microsoft Exchange

  • Desired – Familiarity with cloud-based hosting and management of databases and websites (Azure, Amazon, etc)


  • VIP (Vacation, Illness, Personal) & Holiday Pay

  • Private Medical Mutual Health Insurance Plan 80/20 or HSA - SpaceBound pays 25% of the self/employee only portion of the monthly Health Insurance Plan premium

  • Dental/Vision Plan - If enrolled in SpaceBound’s Health Insurance Plan, 100% of the self/employee-only portion of the dental insurance cost, and 100% of the self/employee-only portion of the vision insurance cost will be covered by SpaceBound

  • Secondary/Supplemental Insurances - Plans are available through Allstate, AFLAC, and Lincoln at employee's expense

  • 401K Plan available with an Employer Match

  • Team Building Events

  • Employee Product Discounts

  • Membership Plans – Costco/Sam’s Club

Environment: SpaceBound is a great company and community to raise a family. The Company offers a casual work environment in a new corporate headquarters built in 2007, where individuals are truly self-empowered and work as a cohesive team, ascribing to the values of servant leadership.

Other highlights include:

  • Herman Miller Ergonomic “Resolve System” workstations

  • Fresh coffee all day

  • Free spring water

  • Stress relief candy

  • Onsite exercise room with shower

  • Free parking

  • Basketball hoop

  • Weekly grill lunches in the summer

  • Potluck Fridays

Travel Requirements:  Minimal, strictly job-related conferences

*Submission Requirements:

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

  • Negotiable salary range


*To be considered, all three requirements must be submitted.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.  We take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified employees and applicants who are disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and other protected veterans. We take affirmative action to employ, advance in employment, and otherwise treat qualified individuals with disabilities without discrimination based upon their physical or mental disability in all employment practices.


AuthorBrett Hanuschak