Lead System Administrator

January 12, 2022

AgFirst Farm Credit Bank provides financing, as well as a range of technology and other services, to a network of agricultural lenders in the United States and Puerto Rico. Located on Main Street in Columbia, S.C., AgFirst is committed to providing a comfortable, inclusive work environment. We believe in investing in our employees so they can help lead our $37 billion company into the future. Do you share our passion for making an impact on the world? You may be a great fit for our AgFirst family.

AgFirst is seeking a Lead System Administrator who will serve as the primary administrator for UC4 and as secondary on all assigned AgFirst systems and all supporting systems. This role will provide technical expertise for systems administration to ensure availability and performance requirements are met.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Serves as a primary technical resource on AgFirst UC4 systems and all supporting systems
Provide on-call support for the Server Operations team in support of Bank projects and operations
Anticipate and mitigate potential issues related to system performance which may impact users’ responsiveness within the system
Researches and recommends alternative solutions regarding enhancing system performance
Utilizing systems tools, ensure systems are continuously monitored for performance and availability
Investigate and remediate issues that are reported
Provided technical and consulting services for internal and external AgFirst customers as required
Mentor other team member technicians by assisting in their training and development


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or technology related degree
Two to four years’ experience as UC4 administrator
Six to eight years’ experience as administrator or system technician
Technical knowledge of Windows operating systems, Active Directory, Systems Center and Microsoft Exchange
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of information technology industry trends and emerging technologies, with an ability to relate those trends to the Bank and its objectives
Ability to identify and solve complex technical problems
Excellent oral and written communication skills

Candidates can apply via the AgFirst careers’ website at https://www.agfirst.com/Careers/Welcome-to-AgFirst-careers.aspx