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8446 - Systems Administrator, UITS (8325)

***This position is located on the IU Bloomington campus. Please apply under job listing #8325.***

Job Summary: Works independently on complex projects and assignments of system administration to provide specialized expertise in the configuration and implementation of major applications development, services and technological solutions, which include system and software integration techniques, systems design, development, testing, installation and implementation of computer applications serving the entire university.

Provides technical standards, consulting, leadership, guidance and training for a variety of applications to other system administrators; and serves as a primary technical resource in areas of implementation and support including: server operating system installation/support, user and group management, hardware configuration and installation, backup infrastructure and data protection, performance monitoring and tuning, capacity planning, storage allocation, workload management, problem determination and resolution. Implements projects and participates in planning sessions and ad-hoc committees; assists in the training of support staff and serves as client consultant; and serves as a resource for the staff for information technology and technical expertise. Interfaces with hardware and software vendors to coordinate projects, resolve availability issues, and explore new technologies.

Assists with high level technical expertise and support for the development, testing, deployment, and production delivery of mission critical enterprise level applications and services. Performs analysis, design, programming, documentation, troubleshooting, and support of the systems. Works as part of a team and demonstrates a high degree of self-initiative and commitment to expand skills and expertise through a variety of methods, including self-study, working/mentoring with colleagues, and both internal and external training.

This position participates in: operating system and other software component planning, implementation and support; capacity planning, hardware design/configurations, installations, performance monitoring and tuning; diagnosis and resolution of complex computer related performance and availability issues; and interfaces with various internal and external staff and agencies, including participating in and supporting many departmental and UITS projects and delivery of applications and services.

Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required.

REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business systems, or related discipline and three years of experience in information technology environment with increasing complexity and scope.

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.

Possess in-depth experience in Microsoft Windows Server systems, development, and operations; and capability to develop an information systems strategy, implement, train, and maximize effective technologies. Broad based information processing experience in all areas of computing; and knowledgeable in a variety of software and hardware.

Ability to operate effectively in a complex and dynamic environment; capability to function as a key project resource; and ability to participate in ad-hoc committees. Demonstrated oral, written and presentation skills, with the ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences. Strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to manage and guide a complex range of functions and relationships within teams and departments for the entire university; and capability to work with staff, faculty and university departments.

Preferred: Industry standard certifications such as MCSE, MCSA, MCITP: Server Admin, MCITP: Enterprise Admin; specific experience in administering server environments with Microsoft IIS, Microsoft SQL, Apache, MySQL, virtualization technologies, Linux, and enterprise storage resources.

Note: The HELPnet Central Systems team provides systems administration for all internal server and network infrastructure essential for the delivery of university wide critical applications, services, and institutional data 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.

Due to the underlying services delivered to the university community 24 hours per day, in addition to the normal Monday - Friday office hours, this position will require, as needed, work before/after the normal daily office hours, on weekends, occasional holidays, and at times over night. This applies to such activities as: being "on call" to resolve issues impacting the delivery of production services, or high priority UITS projects, performing needed hardware or software maintenance, installation, and upgrade activities; and supporting the implementation of new releases of services and applications.

Hours worked in this category for sustained periods of time because of extraordinary or seasonal workloads would be eligible for additional time off (day-for-day basis) at the department's discretion.

Applications accepted until May 23, 2013, or until position is filled.

***This position is located on the IU Bloomington campus. Please apply under job listing #8325.***