Systems Administrator

Indiana Wesleyan University Marion , IN 46952

Posted 2 months ago

Systems Administrator

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for the technical designing, planning, implementation, maintenance and security for infrastructure systems and applications. The position will provide support for application and systems in both physical and virtualized server environments, concentrating on maintaining infrastructure applications, such as active directory, print servers, domain controllers, and domain name services, among others.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

This position reports to the Assistant Director of Systems Administration.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor's Degree in computer science required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitor, diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, and other data center system problems, and replace defective components when necessary.

  • Assist with lifecycle management for all servers and storage devices.

  • Maintain software, including testing, evaluation and installation of new versions or authorized modifications to custom and vendor-supplied operating systems and related software. Performs software patching and keeps systems in compliance with applicable standards.

  • Monitors and evaluates operating efficiency, analyzes hardware/software performance and tuning.

  • Determines and initiates appropriate and immediate actions needed to restore normal services with minimal downtime. Investigates recurring and related operating system failures/inefficiencies by reviewing system logs, dumps and other information.

  • Assists with the design, implementation, and support for physical, virtualized, and cloud based solutions.

  • Works with vendors and clients to diagnose and resolve problems.

  • Provides support for Disaster Recovery strategies.

  • Coordinate and manage all software applications in alignment with institutional priorities

  • Utilize electronic tools to create, schedule, trace and maintain project plans; Regular reporting to IT leadership and key users on project statuses will be expected

QUALIFICATIONS:

According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.

Experience:

  • VMware/vCenter

  • Active Directory

  • Database Administration

  • Sharepoint Administration

  • Microsoft Office

  • Windows Server

  • Client Operating Systems

Required Skills:

  • Systems Administration or Software Administration

  • VMware Administration

  • Technical understanding of networking (i.e., network connectivity, switches, firewalls)

  • Demonstrated ability to handle project management and timelines

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize projects and manage resources

  • Understanding of systems analysis and design

  • Understanding of software administration priorities

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

Indiana Wesleyan University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and maintaining a work environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Accordingly, the University affords equal opportunity to all employees and prospective employees without regard to race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

These have access to all the rights, privileges, and programs generally made available to employees at the University. It does not discriminate in the administration of its policies, programs, nor during any phase of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other compensation, and termination of employment.

As an educational institution operating under The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University reserves and exercises its privileges under applicable law to prefer employees on the basis of religion and who are best suited to its religious purpose.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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