Systems Engineer

Washington, DC
Mar 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Description Summary:

The George Washington University's Milken Institute School of Public Health (GWSPH) is committed to excellence in scholarship to advance the health of the populations of our local, national, and global communities. GWSPH's Department of Information Technology (IT) provides behind the scenes to support to the entire school.

GWSPH IT is seeking a Systems Engineer to manage the varies systems utilized within the school. This position will vital in maintaining the school's current systems while also finding ways to improve security and functionality. This position will report directly to the Director, GWSPH IT.

Responsibilities include:

• Manages and oversees all systems, applications, security and network configurations in accordance with established procedures.
• Provide Server and Systems Administrators with leadership, guidance, training, policies, and procedures; manage all aspects of network/information security.
• Develop and initiates new procedures, practices and system enhancements to improve service to administration and departments. Monitors system performance and identifies system problems and directs the implementation of corrective action.
• Define security requirements and controls to effectively protect GWSPH's confidential and regulated data. Plans, document and implements systems and applications are developed, deployed and managed in accordance with GW policies and any regulatory requirements specific to data sources and classifications.
• Aid in development of business continuity and disaster recovery plans, maintain current knowledge of plan executables, and respond to crises in accordance with business continuity and disaster recovery plans.
• Represents the school at various committees and meetings both internally and externally.
• Provide advanced troubleshooting assistance to the tech support staff and help with troubleshooting during peak times and tech support time off

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 5 years of relevant professional experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

• Excellent working knowledge and understanding of enterprise hypervisors (VMware vSphere, and Hyper-V)
• Excellent understanding of Dell/Cisco firewalls and switches
• Excellent working knowledge and understanding of IP networking protocols such as DNS, DHCP, & TCP/IP
• Excellent communication skills
• Good working knowledge and understanding of business security practices and procedures; knowledge of current security tools available
• Good understanding of networking technology including switching (LAN, WLAN) and IP routing
• Knowledge of complex computer systems and knowledge of security measures at a large university, hospital or research organization is desirable
• Project Management experience
• Experience with hardware/software security implementations


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom College/School/Department: Milken Institute School of Public Health (SPH) Family Information Technology Sub-Family Systems Engineering Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 3 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:30pm Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search, Credit Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S006220 Job Open Date: 03/22/2017 Job Close Date: If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3

Documents needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3


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