Information Technology Systems Engineer

Charlottesville, VA
Apr 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Information Technology Systems Engineer

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Dean's Office, School of Eng and Applied Science

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 02-14-2017

Posting Summary:
The School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) is seeking an experienced, mid-career professional fluent in IT support.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience working with emerging, cutting-edge technologies. Required experience includes integrating, installing, configuring, and supporting customized systems. Proficiency in Linux, Windows and Mac environments, Microsoft deployment tools, Office technologies, wired and WiFi networking, and mobile devices.

U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Person status (pursuant to the EAR Part 772 and ITAR 120.15) is required.

The duties of this position include overseeing, administering, and troubleshooting computing systems; and enhancing operations in research laboratories, academic and administrative offices; and classrooms, conference rooms, and public spaces within the Engineering School.

Additional duties include training students, faculty, and staff on use of the installed technologies, including collaboration tools, and the training of less-experienced support personnel.

The position entails supporting users, systems and facilities located at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. There is little to no travel required. Hours of operation include some early morning, evening, and weekends to support scheduled, special events such as open houses, graduation, keynote lectures and conferences. At times, non-day shift hours are required to troubleshoot and resolve unforeseen outages or execute scheduled maintenance.

Interested candidates may apply online at Please refer to posting 0620364. Applications must include a CV/resume, cover letter and contact information for 3 references - name, email, phone. The position is open until filled.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
In-depth understanding of network architecture, network hardware, monitoring and management software, network protocols, routing, firewalls, and network security methodologies.

Experience with basic network services including DHCP, DNS, NAT, as well as IPv4.

Shell scripting skills.

Experience with enterprise backup strategies.

Project management skills, including IT budgeting and life-cycle analysis.

Excellent customer service skills and the ability to deliver outstanding customer service.

Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff, other support professionals, compliance officials (IT auditors, security, risk and asset management), and vendors.

Demonstrated ability to provide leadership to less experienced engineers.

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