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Job ID: 6614
6614 Systems Administrator (Operating Systems Analyst-Career), C
May 17, 2018
Open until filled
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San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.
Initial review of applications will begin on May 24, 2018.
To receive full consideration, apply by May 23, 2018.
The position will remain open until filled. The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice.
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This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary). This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
The overall purpose of the Systems Administrator is to specify, install, maintain, and monitor Windows, Linux, and Solaris computer operating systems and resident software used by faculty, staff, and students in the College of Engineering. Support for operating systems includes Oracle Solaris, SGI Irix, HP HP-UX, and Apple Mac OS.
In addition to operating system administration, this position is responsible for the installation and maintenance of commercial and open-source computer aided engineering (CAE), computer aided manufacturing (CAM), and computed aided design (CAD) applications that operate on Windows, Linux, and Solaris platforms in the college. This position also serves as the College webmaster and coordinates, designs, develops, and maintains the College's online web presence.
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Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $6,420 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,372 - $10,173 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
To enter this classification, a basic foundation of knowledge and skills in operating systems programs, maintenance, and systems administration features is a prerequisite. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree, preferably in computer science, computer engineering, management information systems, a related technical field, or equivalent technical training and/or experience. Foundation knowledge and skills for the Operating Systems Analyst include a working knowledge of the assigned computer operating systems, systems analysis, and systems-level programming.
This position requires career skill level. The career level is broad and includes intermediate through senior level positions.
Incumbents at this level work relatively independently and possess the experience to be fully proficient in performing most or all of the work assignments defined for their position. Typically, incumbents have acquired the requisite skills and knowledge through a combination of education, training, and progressive work experience to be able to demonstrate competence in independently applying technical judgment to standard and nonstandard applications and systems, solving a wide range of problems and developing practicable and thorough solutions, and using effective communication and listening skills.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
Knowledge and skills in operating systems design, maintenance, administration, and an ability to perform analysis and systems-level programming using Perl, Python, C, C++, and shell scripting languages (Bourne, Korn, Bash, Csh).
Knowledge and some experience using commercial CAD/CAM/CAE applications.
A master's degree in computer science or computer engineering is preferred.
Lead and/or supervisor experience.
Experience working in a university information technology environment.
At least five years of professional experience installing, maintaining, and monitoring computer operating systems.
At least five years of professional experience installing, maintaining, monitoring, and repairing servers.
At least five years of professional experience working with Windows, Linux, and Solaris operating systems.
At least one year of professional experience using Drupal and WordPress.
Experience in the development of websites in Windows and Linux environments.
At least two years of professional experience providing client services, help desk support, and/or troubleshooting IT issues in an IT environment.
Experience working and interacting with a diverse workforce.
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The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
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