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Methode Electronics

IT Systems Engineer Methode Electronics
Chicago, IL

Methode Electronics designs, manufactures, and markets component and subsystem devices.

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Methode Electronics Inc. is seeking an IT Systems Engineer to own the administration of our Corporate Windows infrastructure services (IT process automation, servers, storage, Office 365, software licenses, networking and business continuity plan) supported by Methode's technology team. In this role, you will have responsibility for project and support services, remote work and onsite support. Additionally, you will provide consultation and training services to Methode divisions.

Methode Electronics Inc.(NYSE:MEI) is a global developer of custom engineered and application specific products and solutions with manufacturing, design and testing facilities in Belgium, Canada, China, Egypt, Germany, India, Italy, Lebanon, Malta, Mexico, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States with headquarters in the Chicago, IL. With over 6,500 employees, Methode is financially strong and extremely well positioned to grow from the Company's existing $908 million revenue. Our components are in the primary end markets of the automobile, computer, information processing and networking equipment, voice and data communication systems, consumer electronics, appliances, aerospace vehicles and industrial equipment industries. Further information can be found at Methode's website:


* Act as the systems engineer for Methode's Global Windows environment systems
* Complete all design and solutions review for Windows based infrastructure projects and sign-off on solutions based on best practices, scalability and client expectations
* Perform implementations, integrations, and migrations
* Deploy and maintain Microsoft Office 365 environment including Desktop Applications, Teams (Skype), Exchange online / on-premise across multiple forests
* Maintain multiple hypervisor environments
* Manage and maintain Storage and Backup solutions
* Responsible for the successful delivery of all infrastructure projects within budget
* Mentor and provide guidance to the team including internal/external training and knowledge transfer
* Act as escalation contact addressing 3rd level support issues as member of Methode's 24-7 Response Team
* Manage current hardware equipment and software renewal contracts and supervise contract-based installations; where necessary, liaise with third-party support and carrier/vendors
* Aid in the development and maintenance of business continuity and disaster recovery plans and respond to crises accordingly
* Partner with IT counterparts across divisions in providing support, planning, exchange of ideas and improvements
* Widows development experience a plus (.NET, Sharepoint)
* Other duties as assigned


* Bachelor degree in Computer Science OR equivalent work experience
* Minimum 5 years' experience with maintaining, troubleshooting and supporting relevant technology environments
* Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 including prior deployment experience
* AZURE AD knowledge including federation across multiple tenants
* Knowledge of MS Teams (Skype for Business) with telephony preferred
* Strong PowerShell scripting language knowledge
* Working knowledge of MS SQL with open source SQL preferred
* Clustering knowledge (storage and application)
* Experience with various SAN/HCI environments (NETAPP, Dell VRTX, Nutanix, etc.)
* Advanced technical knowledge of current network protocols, operating systems, and standards, including TCP/IP and Windows
* Experience with enterprise solution deployment, post implementation support and system integration
* Keen attention to detail with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
* Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
* Strong written and oral communication skills with ability to present technical ideas in user-friendly language to all levels of organization
* Self-motivated with ability to quickly learn new products
* Project management experience in team-oriented/collaborative environment
* Microsoft MCSE or MCSA certification preferred
* SharePoint knowledge a plus
* On-call availability must
* 10% travel both domestic and international

Methode Electronics is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: EEO Poster, if you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (708) 867-6777 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

About Methode Electronics

Methode Electronics designs, manufactures, and markets component and subsystem devices.

10000 employees
Methode Electronics

8750 west bryn mawr avenue

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