IT Administrator at Cooler Screens

| Chicago
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Cooler Screens was founded on the core idea that consumers deserve a far better experience than what is available today in bricks-and-mortar retail. We call this concept “CX” and it guides all that we do. We have begun the CX journey by bringing what consumers love about shopping on-line to the frozen and refrigerated food aisle.


Cooler Screens is re-imagining the business of brick-and-mortar retail for retailers and brands.  We are transforming retail cooler surfaces into IoT enabled screens that deliver new marketing opportunities and smart merchandising for the ultimate shopper experience. Cooler Screens is building the world’s first and largest in-store digital media and edge computing platform at the retail point-of-sale.


Cooler Screens is powered by proprietary innovation and a global network of industry-leading partners.  Global technology, CPG, and retail leaders have partnered with Cooler Screens to be part of this important and rapidly growing industry initiative.   We are backed and led by some of the most prominent Silicon Valley and Chicago leaders, advisers, and investors.  


As the IT Administrator you will oversee and direct the day-to-day activities of computer system and software maintenance and repair; assist with computer equipment purchasing and installation; and maintain networks and connectivity for users. You will also serve as a general technical resource assisting with a variety of projects. You will have overall responsibility and accountability for the technology that make up end user IT infrastructure, applications, and cybersecurity and for ensuring that the technology infrastructure is reliable, maintainable, scalable, flexible, and secure.


As we transform the retail customer experience with our digital media platform we invite you to join Cooler Screens in enabling the journey.


Who You Are

  • You are a critical thinker with problem solving aptitude 
  • You have strong organizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple tasks at once 
  • You have a proactive mindset and you are detail-oriented, with superior verbal and written communication skills 
  • You are experienced working in an IT operations production support role in an enterprise environment 
  • You are skilled at defining problems and identifying root causes resulting in solutions
  • You maintain up-to-date knowledge on technology trends and to support innovative technologies in accordance with business goals
  • You are eager to learn and grow and advance your career towards systems administration


What You Need To Succeed

  • Degree in information technology, computer science, computer information systems or equivalent education and related training and experience
  • 5+ years of experience in Mac and Windows desktop deployment, administration, operations and lifecycle management
  • Expert knowledge of Mac/Windows based hardware, software, peripherals, collaboration and office tools
  • Expert knowledge of and experience supporting Azure and O365 platforms
  • Experience with Linux systems would be helpful in this role
  • Understanding of networking fundamentals (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP)
  • Thorough knowledge of enterprise computing technology and processes (e.g. mainframe, distributed systems, network, applications)


Cooler Perks   

For the right candidate, we have a competitive compensation and ownership package with an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), life insurance, paid time off, and many other perks.  Come join our fast-growing team at our headquarters in the heart of Chicago.   


We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, native origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status. 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases


We’re on Michigan and Wacker—in the heart of the city—near an abundance of lunch spots, shops, public transit, and striking river views.

What are Cooler Screens Perks + Benefits

Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Cooler Screens offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees.
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast every Tuesday. You will also get free lunch every other Friday.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings weekly.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We also offer a 529 College Savings that offers you insight on how to invest your money for your child’s college expenses and further helps you save for retirement!

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