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Sr. IT Datacenter Engineer

Date:  Dec 19, 2021

Milwaukee, WI, US, 53214

Req ID:  22353
Onsite or Remote:  Partial Remote Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

We have an exciting opportunity for an IT Datacenter Engineer to join our IT team. This role can be based at our headquarters in Milwaukee, WI or Chicago, IL (near O’ Hare). In this role you will design, plan, implement, support, and monitor the datacenter systems infrastructure including servers and storage, both on premise and in the cloud. This role will work as a team and may help set direction and take the lead on many IT initiatives. 

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Act as a team and technical lead for various projects and day-to-day operations.
  • Serve as an escalation point for System Administrators, other Engineers, and peers within the IT organization.
  • Collaborate with multiple, cross functional global teams such as application teams, network, security, and Komatsu subsidiaries on infrastructure systems design.
  • Creates and improves documentation to support and improve problem resolution time and analysis.
  • Provide support and input to project management and development teams to assist in successful project completion and support.
  • Work to automate tasks and processes with scripting and automation tools.
  • Participate in Incident Response teams to address production or security related issues.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation as an escalation point.
  • Deploy and maintain core infrastructure in our Datacenters, warehouses, and manufacturing facilities.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT or a related field, or equivalent work experience 
  • 5+ years of technical experience as a Systems Administrator or similar position managing complex datacenter environment including server, storage, VMware, AD, and DNS environment.  
  • Expert knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
    • VMware
    • Converged/Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
    • Networking
    • Microsoft Active Directory
    • Azure - Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Required Skills: Users & Groups Management, Virtual Machine Management, VMWare vCenter, MS Windows server, folder & file share, authentication, backups, antivirus, ITIL and change management, technical and process flow documentation
  • Preferred skills: Azure AD administration, On-Premise to Cloud Virtual Machine Migrations, Azure backup, scripting, Group Policy, Networking (subnetting, vlans, dmz), VMware PowerCLI, Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, and Linux
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule (on-call, emergency support, after hours maintenance, etc.).
  • Excellent communication and project management skills.
  • Ability to react quickly and communicate efficiently in a crisis situation. Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to travel (typically up to 25%)

Additional Information

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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