Senior Systems Admin

| Chicago, IL, USA
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PharmaCann, Inc. owns and operates best-in-class production facilities and retail dispensaries for cannabis-based products. We currently operate in the States of Illinois, New York, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Colorado and Michigan as a medical and/or adult use cannabis provider to patients and customers. We are looking for energetic, results-driven individuals to join our rapidly growing team and industry.

Job Opportunities

Supporting the day-to-day IT Infrastructure Operation, primarily on Azure, but also support services in GCP & AWS - these technologies include Servers, Databases, Networks, Workstations, Patching, Google Workspace, Entra/AzureAD DS, Reporting and other IT systems and services as directed. Implement new systems and services as directed and actively participate in IT Projects.

At Pharmacann we support a positive work environment that provides autonomy, recognition and a good work/life balance. We look for people who have new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future of the cannabis industry. We also offer competitive wages, PTO, 401K plan, medical and dental benefits.

Duties and responsibilities or (Essential Functions)

  • Responsible for administering and managing systems within Microsoft Azure to help us build, maintain, and deploy systems. Serve as a Microsoft Azure administrator and subject matter expert (SME), managing and maintaining the Azure infrastructure, applications, and related technologies.
  • Manage server administration tasks (ex: user/group, security permissions, group policies, print services); research event-log warnings and errors; and monitor resources to ensure that systems architecture components work together seamlessly.
  • Responsible for capacity, storage planning, and database performance
  • Monitor data-center health using existing management tools and respond to hardware issues as they arise; help build, test, and maintain new servers when needed.
  •  Provide documentation and technical specifications to IT staff for planning and implementing new or upgrades of IT infrastructure.
  • Perform or delegate regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures.
  • Manage internal infrastructure requirements, including laptop and desktop computers, servers, routers, switches, firewalls, printers, phones, and security updates; support internet, intranet, LANs, WANs, and network segments.


  • 10+ years' experience with deploying & maintaining the following in an enterprise-level environment: Advanced support & configuration of Current Windows Server OS, DHCP, DNS, Active Directory & Group Policy Objects, MS-SQL Server, EndPoint Management, and on-premise and cloud-based servers.
  •  3+ years’ experience in a similar role supporting Cloud (specifically Microsoft Azure), DevOps, Advanced Server, and Windows PC Administration.
  • Experience in project management, application design and integration, and cloud computing (specifically Microsoft Azure).
  • Proficient in scripting with Powershell, HCL, or Python.
  • Ability to implement and maintain continuous integration and continuous delivery systems.
  • Develop and maintain infrastructure as code.
  • Experience with enterprise backup/disaster recovery systems and procedures.
  • System architecture design (LAN and WAN) experience.
  • Strong analytical skills include working directly with all levels of staff to determine sound solutions for business requirements.
  • Strong customer service values.
  • Microsoft Azure certifications are strongly preferred.

Physical requirements

Lift up to 50 pounds

Notice: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with this job.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

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