Systems Administrator II

Texas A&M University

College Station, TX

ID: 7069777
Posted: September 14, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Who we are

The Department of Information Technology (DOIT) contributes to Texas A&M’s student learning and development by providing specialized and dependable technology solutions for student affairs professionals across the division’s 17 departments. We aspire to be the IT partner of choice for our customers by leveraging our unique knowledge of student affairs, IT service management, and business integrations to provide exceptional business value to customers.

Our employees have access to robust benefits that include:

Paid leave for University holidays, vacation and sick leave
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
Wellness programs
A professional development budget
We value professional development and career growth and provide our team members with opportunities to learn and grow. Learn more about us at https://doit.tamu.edu/.

What we want

We are seeking a Systems Administrator II to join the professional and progressive Division of Student Affairs IT Systems team to help design, implement, test, troubleshoot, and administer systems related to services and projects as well as participate in the application of and compliance with technical and cybersecurity standards. The position provides primary Tier III support for escalated issues and problems. Systems administration includes but is not limited to areas such as Microsoft and Linux server operating systems and their respective server roles, configuration management, off-the-shelf vendor and custom application support, automation, cloud services, virtual infrastructure, and enterprise server, storage and network infrastructure at multiple colocation data centers. A successful candidate will not only be technically competent, but demonstrate the ability to use critical thinking and problem solving skills and work in a collaborate, cross functional team environment.

The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If the description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

Please note: Must be able to be on call and be able to perform system maintenance on nights and weekends as needed.

COVID-19 information: Texas A&M University monitors and updates our recruiting, hiring and onboarding processes to align with local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. Each department has established both remote and in-person procedures for conducting these processes, which include sanitizing common spaces, a mask policy, and maintaining safe physical distancing. Departments will provide the procedures to be followed at each step of the recruiting process.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience
Three years of systems administration experience
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications
Knowledge of troubleshooting and problem-solving
Client relations skills
Requirement assessment and analysis, project management methodology, context and interrelationships
Knowledge of Information Technology Interface Library (ITIL)
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others
Excellent written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills
Preferred Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in applicable field such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Technology Management
Three years of experience as a Microsoft Windows Server 2012 or higher administrator
Experience with Linux CentOS administration and configuration management
Experience with Microsoft Active Directory, PowerShell, file and print services
Experience with IP security cameras and management
Experience with digital signage content management, displays and players, backup and recovery services
Experience with centralized monitoring, centralized logging, endpoint protection, security/vulnerability scanning, cloud services, virtualization, as well as physical server, SAN and iSCSI network switch administration



 

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