Sentry Insurance

Platform Administrator - Client Team

Systems Administrator in Madison, WI , Green Bay, WI , Stevens Point, WI

Posted 2020-02-24

At Sentry, we know that IT is the future. So today, we’re investing in not only our information systems and technology, but also in our team. From technology and management training to certification and licensing courses, we care about your career growth.

Sentry is seeking an IT professional to join our team as a Platform Administrator within our Client team. Our team supports 5000+ client systems comprised of physical and virtual Windows systems along with a catalog of 700+ software applications. The ideal candidate will be a customer service oriented individual with a strong fundamental understanding of a variety of system technologies.

In this role, you will:
• Participate in the administration of 5000+ client systems comprised of physical and virtual Windows systems along with a catalog of 700+ software applications
• Assist with software delivery to a range of desktop and mobile devices for IT operational areas
• Provide general input on appropriate Active Directory Group Policy for securing and configuring Windows clients and applications
• Assist with improvement of current client configuration management and automation capabilities
• Employ various utilities for desktop monitoring and management, and user experience management

What it Takes:
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology Management or related discipline

•Experience with administration of:◦Client/Server or operating systems
◦Windows client systems and user experience
◦Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager
◦Script/programming experience using VBscript and PowerShell is beneficial

•Ability to work on-call on a rotational basis. This will include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
•Strong technical, analytical and communication skills
•Knowledge of insurance industry standards is beneficial

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Company summary

All of us at Sentry—more than 4,000 associates—have various talents, skills, and backgrounds. We work together to deliver on our promises to our policyholders every day. We’re proud to offer a full line of property, casualty, and life insurance products to help protect businesses, cars, homes, lives, and retirement income.

Our headquarters is in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, with claims and service offices located throughout the United States. From sales to claims, and information technology to marketing, we enjoy a rewarding and challenging work environment with opportunities for ongoing professional development and growth.

Our bright future is built on a long track record of success. We got our start in 1904 and have been helping businesses succeed and protect their futures ever since. Because of the trust placed in us, we’re one of the largest and financially strongest mutual insurance companies in the United States. We’re rated A+ by A.M. Best, the industry's leading rating authority.

Get ready to own your future at Sentry. Opportunities await.


There is a reason why Sentry made Forbes’ list of America’s Best Midsize Employers in 2017, 2018, and 2019. At Sentry, we recognize there are many factors that contribute to your overall satisfaction both at work, and in your personal life. So, we provide a perfect mixture of compensation, benefits, company culture, and resources to ensure your everyday happiness. Below are some benefits that you’ll receive.
Competitive compensation to reward you for your hard work every day.
Generous Paid-Time Off Plan for you to enjoy time out of the office.
401(K) plan with a dollar for dollar match on your first eight percent, plus immediate vesting to help fund your future.
Group Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance to encourage a healthy lifestyle.
Pretax Dependent Care and Health Expense Reimbursement Accounts to ease taxes on health spending.
Extensive Work-Life Resources to lend a helping hand.
Volunteer Time Off so you can dedicate time to the community.
Sentry Foundation gift matching program to encourage charitable giving.

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