IT Infrastructure Specialist

Richmond, VA
Information Technology

AdvanSix plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for our customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch people’s lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives, and electronics. Our reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of our three U.S. based manufacturing facilities. AdvanSix strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by our core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect.

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Why work at AdvanSix?

• We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being

• Total Rewards program includes a competitive compensation, health, dental, vision & wellness programs, paid vacation, 401K with company matching, health savings programs, disability & life insurance, employee assistance program

• Tuition reimbursement for continued education, certifications, training, and development

• Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences



Leveraging one of our foundational enablers, Safe, Stable, and Sustainable operations, we deliver robust, secure technology to enable a 24×7 business.  Join a growing, contemporary IT team in this senior engineer role with opportunity to grow.  As an IT Infrastructure Senior Engineer, you will play a critical role in designing, implementing, and maintaining the IT infrastructure that powers our organization. You’ll collaborate with cross-functional teams including IT application, security and business owners, and third parties to ensure the reliability, availability, scalability and security of our network, server and cloud environments. At AdvanSix, we are our customers’ trusted partner for Advantaged Chemistries by caring, innovating, and advancing together.  We value diversity and support inclusivity.  Join the AdvanSix family today and advance with us!    


Ensure Safe and Secure Infrastructure: Design, implement, and maintain Windows and Linux-based systems and technologies and, including application servers and infrastructure applications/services as well as network technologies. Configure, manage, maintain, and operate on-prem virtualization and cloud infrastructure platforms and solutions, ensuring cybersecurity, high availability, and performance.  Work closely with application teams, and security teams to align infrastructure with business needs. 

Advance Protections and Troubleshoot Issues: Administer and troubleshoot server and network environments, monitor system health, apply patches, and optimize configurations. Implement disaster recovery strategies for critical systems. Develop and implement backup strategies, plans and processes. Manage back-up solutions. 

Adhere to Policies and Procedures: Collaborate with internal and external auditors to ensure compliance with IT audit controls, security policies, procedures, and regulations. Maintain related documentation. 

Oversee Supplier Relationships: Manage third party technical teams, coordinate activities, monitor service levels, and ensure contractual obligations are met. Collaborate with remote technical personnel to address infrastructure-related issues. 

Champion Automation Practices: Develop and implement infrastructure automation wherever possible to streamline deployments and reduce manual intervention. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or related field, or relevant working experience. 
  • Minimum of 7years of hands-on experience in IT infrastructure engineering. 
  • Proficiency in on-prem & cloud-based AD infrastructure ,Windows and Linux administration and scripting. 
  • Strong understanding of Azure, AWS and other cloud services, including compute, storage, and networking. 
  • Experience with virtualization technologies (VMware, Hyper-V, etc.).
  • Familiarity with containerization (Docker, Kubernetes) and microservices architecture.
  • Security-conscious mindset and knowledge of best practices for securing infrastructure.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams. 

What will enable your success:  

  • Ability to implement strategic initiatives and long-term plans and lead execution of projects.  
  • Results oriented approach with outcome orientation.  
  • Self-motivated, optimistic, and can-do attitude that prioritizes benefits before challenges. 
  • Highly accountable with ability to enable business, culture, and technology change in a dynamic operating environment. 
  • Strong understanding of cloud infrastructure, SD-WAN network and zero trust solutions 
  • Dynamic, curious learner with desire to understand new perspectives and opportunities, to explore new ways to solve problems. 
  • Capable of partnering across organization to define and breakdown opportunities, identify logical solutions, and facilitate change; ability to anticipate and mitigate issues.   
  • Strong analytical, presentation, and interpersonal skills including active listening. 
  • Attentive to detail but able to see the big picture. 
  • Travel <10%.


At AdvanSix, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past work experience doesn’t perfectly align with every qualification in the job posting, we encourage you to still apply. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, veteran status, or any other protected classification.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of AdvanSix about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at AdvanSix via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of AdvanSix, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by AdvanSix for this position and a valid agreement with AdvanSix is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the AdvanSix agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Application Process

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  • It is easy to apply for AdvanSix jobs online. Create a profile in DayForce and upload your resume or fill in the form with your job history.
  • Your profile and resume will be reviewed by a recruiter and you’ll be notified via email whether you will be proceeding with the interview process
  • The first interview will be a telephone screening with the HR and recruiting team, If there is mutual interest, there will be additional interviews with the team and an in-person site visit
  • Once interviews are completed, if you are determined a good fit for the AdvanSix team, a formal offer will be extended. Offers will first be verbally given and quickly followed by a formal letter via email
  • Every offer is contingent on the successful completion of the pre-employment and background checks required for the position.
  • We can’t wait for you to join the team!