System Administrator, IT

Biola University La Mirada , CA 90637

Posted 3 months ago

System Administrator, IT

The candidate will work on a team of System Administrators in designing, building, and supporting the university's enterprise server and desktop computing systems in the cloud, on-prem, or in hybrid environments. Responsibilities will include resolving daily service requests in addition to testing and optimizing software, provisioning, monitoring, and maintaining system environments to ensure availability, performance, and security.

Responsibilities

Administer, monitor, and maintain the university's enterprise server environment.

Conceive, design, develop, optimize, integrate, and maintain information technology at a complex level.

Administer, monitor, and maintain the university's enterprise workstation management for Windows and Macintosh computers.

Deliver solutions based on container technology and orchestration tools where appropriate. (Kubernetes)

Write, deploy, and rely on infrastructure and configuration management tools. (Puppet, Chef, Ansible)

Engineer solutions to harden pre-existing systems or architect from scratch for heightened security conditions.

Writing, maintaining, and implementing active directory group policies and group preferences.

Conducting patch management and upgrades to server environments, as well as desktop environment

Builds and supports applications in a virtualized environment. (HyperV, KVM, Xen)

Develop scripts in common scripting language Scripting. (PoSh, bash)

Administer, monitor, and maintain the systems and operations on local area networks. (TCP/IP, AD, subnetting)

Documentation, knowledge share, and version control. (SVN, Git)

Ensure Enterprise backups meet the university's RTO and RPO objectives.

Log management and analysis using monitoring tools and methodologies. (Nagios, Splunk).

Qualifications:

Requires a bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or a related field and 3+ years of experience in the Information Technology field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Proven understanding of information technology approaches, applications, tools, and methodologies, as well as a broad background in a variety of technology platforms.

Experience with at least one of Active Directory, Kace, Jamf Pro, or similar centralized system management tools.

Knowledge of architecture and interrelationships (technical and functional).

Ability to combine information technologies to create solutions for complex problems.

Ability to work effectively in a team environment and on cross-functional teams.

Proven track record of excellent technical execution and teamwork, able to deliver a project from top to bottom.

Proficient in Cloud platforms and services.

Proficient in Linux and Windows system administration.

Proficient in containerization and its orchestration.

Proven track record in automating, including configuration/infrastructure as code.

Good scripting skills in bash and at least one other mainstream language.

Holds personal theological beliefs that are in agreement with the Biola Doctrinal Statement. Maintain a lifestyle consistent with sound Christian principles and standards of conduct promulgated by the institution.

Supervision:

The System Administrator is under the supervision of the System Administrator Manager and works in close cooperation with the rest of the IT department.

Hours Per Week: 40

Months Per Year: 12


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System Administrator, IT

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