HyVee – Systems Administrator


Systems Administrator

There is an immediate job opening in the IT Department for a Systems Administrator. The following partial job description explains this full-time position located at the West Des Moines Corporate Office. The position is primarily Monday through Friday with occasional overtime and some travel.


Administers retail, corporate, distribution center, and subsidiary systems, applications, and services. Redhat Linux experience is preferred, but not a requirement.


1. Administers and maintains workstations and servers including peripherals and software.
2. Troubleshoots workstations and servers including peripherals and software.
3. Works with retail, distribution center, subsidiary and corporate personnel to resolve technical problems.
4. Manages Systems alerting and monitoring tools used in the enterprise.
5. Plans and performs disaster recovery procedures.
6. Provides second level support and assistance to Support Services.
7. Works with outside consultants and vendors to resolve technical issues.
8. Reports to work when scheduled and works expected number of hours.


High School or equivalent experience. Two to three years of additional schooling with an emphasis in computers is preferred.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  1. Must have the ability to do logical or scientific thinking to solve problems; several abstract and concrete variables.
  2. Must have the ability to do arithmetic calculations involving fractions, decimals, and percentages.
  3. Must possess the ability to compose original correspondence; follow technical manuals; evaluate technical data; and counsel or advise people.
  4. Must be physically able to perform sedentary work: exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.
  5. Visual requirements include clarity of vision at 20 inches or less up to 20 feet or more with or without correction; and color vision.
  6. Must be able to perform the following physical activities: Fingering, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.

If you are interested and meet the qualifications, please apply online at Hy-Vee.com/Careers.   The deadline for applying is Thursday, September 8th at noon.  To be considered for this position you must submit a resume to ITCareers@hy-vee.com.