C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Systems Engineer : Microsoft Exchange Administrator in Keene, New Hampshire

Company Overview

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

The primary responsibility of this position is to maintain the integrity and security of the enterprise’s Intel-based servers supporting the various operating units of the company. Perform routine server maintenance, and administration of Microsoft Exchange Email environment.


  • Daily administration of a server environment consisting of 1,500+ local and remote Intel-based servers running Microsoft Windows Server (2008 R2 and 2012 R2) and VMware ESXi

  • Administering, monitoring and maintaining the Exchange e-mail system and related messaging technologies (e.g. spam filtering)

  • Developing, maintaining and monitoring procedures for all Exchange servers and related systems

  • Perform routine server maintenance, configuring users, and will be the first escalation point for Microsoft Outlook and Exchange Server issues.

  • Administration of multiple VMware ESXi clusters, VMware vCenter, Microsoft Clustering, DFS, file and print services, Citrix XenApp, Exchange 2010/2016, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Group Policy, IIS, WSUS, and Sophos Endpoint Security

  • Build and deploy servers, both physical and virtual

  • Update/maintain firmware and patch levels of all server systems

  • Participate in shared on-call rotation as needed

  • Ensure that system standards, SOPs, and IT policies and procedures are followed.

  • Support and maintain systems to reduce incidents, decrease complexity, improve documentation, improve end-user experience, and increase stability of supported systems and processes

  • Maintain excellent communication between internal IT groups, business units, and clients

  • Maintain accurate documentation on systems, applications, processes, and hardware configurations

  • Perform tasks as directed by management

  • Maintain current knowledge of technology trends

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere

  • Coordinate assistance from other departments as necessary


  • Technical Bachelor's degree or equivalent systems experience

  • 6+ years of experience supporting a large Windows user environment

  • 4+ years of experience in Exchange Administration in a large Microsoft Exchange environment with 5,000 or more mailboxes.

  • Strong working knowledge of Exchange 2010 or higher versions,

  • Ability to install, maintain and support MS Exchange 2010, 2013 and 2016

  • Ability to install, maintain and support Exchange in a high availability solution deployed to achieve low RPO and RTO’s

  • Strong background in TCP/IP, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP and other network services that are required in an Exchange environment.

  • 3+ years of experience in administration and support of email security appliances. Experience in Cisco IronPort administration is highly desirable.

  • 3+ years of Experience in VMware ESXi and vCenter administration

  • Proficiency in Windows PowerShell and specifically those commands needed to maintain MS Exchange.

  • Experience with CommVault Simpana is highly desirable

  • Experience with Citrix XenApp support is a plus

  • Must be available to participate in a shared on-call rotation

  • Experience with hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI)

  • Experience with Dell, IBM, HP, and Cisco server and/or storage hardware

  • Experience working with vendors to replace failed hardware

  • Intel server architecture and TCP/IP knowledge

  • Understanding of NTFS and share permissions

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent team collaboration and interpersonal skills

  • Linux, UNIX, FTP, high availability, networking, or storage experience would be a plus

  • Current industry certifications preferred (Microsoft, VMware, Citrix)

  • Organized, detail-oriented, self-starter

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Ability to devise technical solutions to remediate problems

  • Ability to contribute to system design/decisions

  • Ability to contribute to the technical direction of projects

  • Ability to learn new technologies on the job

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment

  • Limited travel may be required

Requisition ID 11371

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category IS/Technology