University of North Texas - Systems Administrator II

Apr 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The IT Shared Services Department at the University of North Texas System is seeking to hire a Systems Administrator II to join their team. The Systems Administrator performs moderately complex (journey-level) computer systems administrator work. Work involves analyzing user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate processing or to improve existing systems. May train others. Works under general supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:* Provide 2nd-tier customer support for supported systems by communicating with customers, troubleshooting, resolving and documenting issues and solutions.* Analyze information to determine, recommend, and plan installation of a new system or modification of an existing system. * Coordinate installation, configuration or update of software systems.* Troubleshoot and resolve issues with software systems.* Create and follow procedural documentation in support of the installation and maintenance of Software Systems.* Develop scripts or programs to automate routine tasks or solve problems.* Communicate and coordinate maintenance of software systems with other technical teams.* Monitor system health and performance and take action to resolve issues.* Work with Vendor support staff to ensure software systems are available and compliant with licensing. * Analyze, develop and/or recommend strategies for the integrations of software systems.* May occasionally assist Team Lead in the daily activities of the team by doing supervisory and project management work as assigned.The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in related field and three years of related computing work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required: * Prior experience with specific systems, equipment and software may be specified as needed by department. * Knowledge of principles of computing and communications networks, and characteristics of computing hardware and software used in distributed environment. * Ability to operate computer keyboards and to install computer hardware. * Ability to assimilate, retain and utilize technical and applications-oriented information.