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Systems Administrator

Job Requisition ID:  45036

Eastman’s current hiring policy encourages and prefers new hires be fully vaccinated before reporting to work in this role when possible. 

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,000 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2021 revenues of approximately $10.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit



This role is responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining operating system workstations and servers, including web servers, in support of business processing requirements.

  • Performs software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.
  • Schedules installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.
  • Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum performance levels.
  • Ensures workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions.
  • Ensures data/media recoverability by implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.
  • Supports media management through internal methods and procedures or through offsite storage and retrieval services.
  • Develops and promotes standard operating procedures.
  • Conducts routine hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.
  • Develops and maintains a comprehensive operating system hardware and software configuration database/library of all supporting documentation.

Technology you will manage:


  • On premise Active Directory
  • Domain setup (DC Promo)
  • Domain trust setup
  • Domain Management - User account creation, group creation, service accounts
  • Group policy management
  • Certificate Server Management
  • Certificate template creation
  • Enrollment
  • Azure AD Connect 
  • Synchronization of Active Directory accounts
  • Azure AD Management



  • Bachelor's degree required in related field
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience


Experience in the following is preferred:


  • PowerShell scripting
  • Distributed Control Systems / Industrial Control System Experience
  • SmartCard Management
  • FIM CM / MIM (Microsoft Identity Manager)
  • Other smart card management platform
  • Advanced certificate topics
  • Offline root CRL publishing
  • Hardware security modules (HSM)
  • RD Gateway
  • Azure MFA Server
  • Network Policy Server (NPS)
  • Conditional Access
  • MDOP - Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack - Advanced Group Policy Management, BitLocker Management
  • System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
  • Azure Application Proxy
  • Microsoft Azure Certification (SC-900)

Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.

Nearest Major Market: Asheville
Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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