Senior System Administrator

University of North Texas System

Denton, TX

ID: 7075572
Posted: March 1, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Department Summary
The College of Visual Arts and Design has the 10th largest enrollment of any art and design school accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, and the second largest of any that awards doctorates.

Position Overview
This position is part of the senior Information Technology Services team within the College of Visual Arts and Design. The position is focused primarily on the Windows OS (desktops and servers). Previous experience and extensive knowledge of server, systems and information security management is required. Specifically: System Center Configuration Manager, Windows Server Update Services and McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in related field and five years of related computing work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Prior experience with specific systems, equipment and software may be specified as needed by department.
• Considerable knowledge of principles of computing and/or communications networks, and characteristics of computing hardware and software used in distributed environments.
• Ability to supervise and train subordinates.
• Ability to operate computer keyboards and to install computer hardware.
• Ability to assimilate, retain and utilize technical and applications-oriented information.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with systems management of Windows desktops and servers in an Active Directory environment.
Experience with System Center Configuration Manager (Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager) and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).
Experience managing antivirus deployments, updates and reporting using McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator.
Experience managing Windows and Linux webservers and web applications.
Knowledge and understanding of information technology best practices, security and compliance standards.
Proficient in the use of powershell, vbscript and other scripting languages.
Excellent writing and verbal skills – this position has a considerable documentation requirement.

Required License / Registration / Certification
Work Schedule
Monday-Friday; 8am-5pm. Occasional weekends and evenings.

Driving University Vehicle Yes
Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position.
EEO Statement
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title Senior System Administrator
Physical Requirements Carrying, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Walking, Writing, Ability to communicate, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Driving, Kneeling, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing


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