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ITS Sr Systems Administrator - Dev Ops

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Date: Dec 7, 2021

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  28341  


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, our 7,000+ global associates proud to come to work each day, knowing that what we do impacts the lives of patients around the world.


We make medical devices and related products that are used to collect, separate, manufacture and process various components of blood and cells. With our innovative technologies and service offerings, we touch a patient’s life every second of every day and are committed to continuing to increase the number of patients we serve.


With some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, an unmatched global footprint, comprehensive benefits and a distinct culture, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a great place to work, grow and be part of a team that is focused on making a difference. Consider joining our team and unlock your potential. 

Position provides technical leadership and expertise in all areas of administration, management, troubleshooting and design of both cloud and on premises server-based hardware, operating systems and client/server based applications.  Performs a range of tasks, which include analysis, evaluation, design, scripting, testing, installation, maintenance, support, and monitoring of server based systems. Work closely with other groups such as Architecture, Applications Development and Information Security to design and develop server based solutions. Provides information technology mentoring and training to team members and internal customers.



  • Within the context of the ITS/Business Strategic Plan, operates largely independently in supporting information technology through activities such as analyzing business/technical needs; designing, coding, testing, implementing, maintaining, and documenting information technology solutions
  • Works closely with Enterprise Architecture, Information Security and Application Development to design, engineer, develop and implement new, changed or enhanced solutions; Responsible for documenting, mentoring and training other Systems Administrators to support deployed solutions
  • Provides subject matter expertise and escalated operational support for resolving incidents involving storage and server based, hardware, operating systems, applications and clients
  • Develops, trains to, and maintains pertinent documentation and procedures according to industry, vendor, Terumo BCT, and ITS standards
  • Effectively monitors servers, storage and enterprise applications performance, making changes as necessary  to maximize performance
  • Acts as an escalation resource for all areas within the Systems Administration teams
  • Following Terumo BCT ITIL processes, position will lead problem investigation teams, pulling in necessary resources, documenting analysis and recommendations, and following through on recommended solutions
  • Will act as technical lead and systems liaison on ITS projects and other initiative
  • May be called upon to manage various technical projects, and other ITS initiatives
  • Provides technical leadership during incidents (outages), and regular maintenance activities



  • Shares on-call rotation responsibility with team members for 24-hour problem resolution





Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or, equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered



Minimum 5 years’ experience

  • Deployment and maintenance of server class hardware, Microsoft server operating systems and related enterprise applications, services and protocols, including integrations with 3rd party COTS and custom developed applications within an enterprise (600+ server) environment
  • Hands on experience working with cloud infrastructure and design with expertise in Microsoft Azure
  • Experience in one or more of the following Infrastructure as Code services: Terraform, Ansible, Azure Resource Manager, Chef
  • Experience deploying and managing a diverse set of services, including: Active Directory, Group Policy, Exchange, SharePoint, SQL Mgmt., MS Clustering, ISA/TMG, Lync, IIS, DNS, DHCP, WINS, Citrix, Antivirus, backup and recovery etc.
  • Implementation and management of external SAN and/or NAS storage arrays (preferably NetApp)
  • Design, implementation and management of Windows Active Directory domains, sites, users, groups, policies, replication topology, and schema, logons scripts and profiles
  • Design and execution of enterprise backup and recovery schema



  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft server-based products and their interactions with Microsoft client operating systems, and network connectivity/interoperability protocols
  • Ability to develop, install, configure and maintain operating systems, virtualization solutions, and enterprise wide applicationsoftware
  • Ability to design and implement backup and recovery solutions for operating systems and associated applications.
  • Ability to analyze and optimize servers for use by applications, databases, and utilities
  • Ability to build complete project plans, including detailed task assessment, resource recommendations, dependency analysis and implementation per plan
  • Ability to design, deploy and maintain enterprise server virtualization (VMWare Preferred) in a multiple VM farm configuration
  • Knowledge of one or more industry standard scripting languages (e.g., Powershell, Python, Bash, etc.) and the ability to leverage that knowledge in developing customized scripting solutions
  • Ability to design and manage storage solutions
  • Working knowledge of network architectures, topology, TCP/IP protocols and configuration.
  • Ability to design, implement and manage DNS configuration on both Windows and Linux BIND for complex resolution requirements (e.g., split horizon, conditional forwarding, stub domains, etc.)
  • Ability to develop and deploy scripts using  Powershell, Bash, Python etc. to automate solutions, run reports, exports, imports and otherwise simplify repetitive systems management tasks
  • Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Current Microsoft Systems Engineering certificate preferred
  • Microsoft Azure Fundamentals or Microsoft Azure Administrator preferred
  • VM Certification preferred



Typical Office Environment requirements include: reading, speaking, hearing, close vision, walking, bending, sitting, and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.


Additional Physical Requirements

  • Travel to Terumo BCT global locations (average once per year).
  • Must be able to work non-standard hours, including maintenance weekends (on average once per month).


Target Pay Range:  $90,000 to $120,000  -  Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
Target Bonus on Base:  7.0%


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.


  • Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is part of Terumo Group, founded in 1921 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
  • In 2019, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies reached $1 billion in revenue.
  • We employ nearly 7,000 associates globally, with global headquarters in Lakewood, CO, U.S., and regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.
  • We manufacture devices, disposable sets and solutions at our facilities in Belgium, India, Japan, Northern Ireland, the U.S. and Vietnam. Our global presence enables us to serve customers in more than 130 countries.
  • Our core values help set our direction, guide our actions and keep us true to our corporate mission of contributing to society through healthcare.
    • Respect – Appreciative of others
    • Integrity – Guided by our mission
    • Care – Empathetic to patients
    • Quality – Committed to excellence
    • Creativity – Striving for innovation
  • We contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), raising $1.3 million USD since 2007.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.


Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is committed to providing a safe, healthy and secure working environment. Our Colorado campus locations are tobacco-free workplaces and we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification. Absent accommodation permitted by applicable law, as a condition of employment with Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies in the United States you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide valid proof of vaccination to the company.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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