Ushio America

Jr. Systems Administrator

Website ushioamerica Ushio America, Inc.

Applying Light to Life

Company Description:

Since being established in 1967, Ushio America, Inc. (UAI) and its group companies have evolved to become a photonics solutions provider. UAI continually invests in educating employees, technical capabilities, and its manufacturing sites across the USA to create solutions for our customers. We solve problems with light.

Light solutions at UAI can range from EUV Semiconductor light sources the size of a bus down to a sensor LED the size of a fingernail. Cinema lamps and laser light projectors are installed for the largest premium screens. Intelligent LED lighting for entertainment production to multispectral medical imaging systems that are designed and manufactured in an ISO 13485 certified medical facility. Architectural lighting creates a beautiful environment while horticulture lamps grow food in optimal conditions to save water and the environment. Care222® technology, developed and researched with Ushio Japan, inactivates viruses when people are present. UAI also distributes the lamps of its parent company, Ushio Japan, one of the world’s largest specialty light source companies.

UAI is fundamentally involved in all areas of the electromagnetic spectrum from extreme UV to visible to far IR. Our knowledge of wavelength, power, packaging, module, system as well as active and passive selection enables us to present the best solution for your application.

At the heart of UAI is our people and their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) along with environmental, social, and governance (ESG). We support customers on their journey to develop customized augmented reality solutions or to manufacture high volume infrared heater lamps.


  • Provides Tier 2 (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems.
  • Supports all production network environment and related systems and services.
  • Support with planning, implementing, and maintaining systems to ensure productivity and prevent data loss.
  • Perform daily system monitoring and environmental health checks.
  • Troubleshoot and remediate issues affecting Windows systems.
  • Support daily and weekly backups.
  • Support with Configure resources to detect vulnerabilities to operating systems, applications, databases and the network infrastructure components. Detect, enumerate and classify major vulnerabilities, perform trend analysis and reporting for the Enterprise with vulnerability assessment tools and methodologies.
  • Provide after hours on call support
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • 1 – 2+ years of relevant experience in a technical field with exposure to Windows Desktop Support, Windows Server Administration, User Account Management, troubleshooting, email administration, Microsoft Office 365 Administration, Active Directory management, and basic networking
  • Active Certifications are a plus
  • Understanding of Windows Server platforms, including basic patching and administration functions
  • Experience working in mission-critical, operations support environment amongst geographically dispersed teams
  • Understanding of DNS, DHCP, SSH, HTTP, TCP/IP and other common network protocols


  • A degree in computer science or a related field
  • Microsoft Certification
  • System and Network security background.
  • Azure or ASW
  • Virtualization architecture & support
  • Windows servers, Exchange Servers
  • SQL Servers
  • Cloud computing: AWS, Azure
  • Enterprise Backups
  • VOIP- Wireless Infrastructure


  • 11 paid Holidays (+1 week shutdown during Christmas)
  • 401(k) Employer Matching (no vesting period!)
  • Stable company that has been in business for over 50 years!
  • PTO!
  • Competitive Benefits Plan (Medical, Dental, Vision) HMO & PPO Plans

**Current Ushio Employees are eligible for a referral bonus. Please reach out to HR for further instructions regarding more information and eligibility.

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