Madison, WI
Jun 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 90961-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Computer Science, Information Systems/Technology

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90961-AS

Working Title: Senior Windows Administrator

Official Title: SR IS SPECIALIST(S45BN)


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 28, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $81,000 Maximum $95,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

No Degree Required

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Required Qualifications:
* Minimum 7 years professional experience with Windows Server operating systems in physical and virtual environments.
* Enterprise virtualization environment experience, specifically with VMware vSphere and associated tools
* Basic knowledge of Linux command line-based tools and techniques
* Enterprise Active Directory management experience
* Excellent written and oral communication skills.
* Excellent customer service skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
* Familiarity with and comfort working in Data Center environments.
* Familiarity with Storage Area Networks, Enterprise Storage technology, and hardware RAID configuration and management
* Knowledge of IT security best practices, patching, anti-virus, intrusion detection, etc.
* Knowledge of Internet clients/servers/protocols, including Microsoft IIS (HTTP/HTTPS), FTP/SFTP, SSH, etc.
* Knowledge of basic Windows networking (TCP/IP and DNS) client connectivity and configuration.
* Knowledge of network and host based firewalling.

Position Summary:

The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) provides technology services to the University of Wisconsin -Madison and a more limited set of services to UW System and other units of state government. DoIT employs approximately 900 people and has an operating budget of over $110 million. This position is in the Systems Engineering (SE) group, which is in the Systems Engineering and Operations Department (SEO). SEO is responsible for all aspects of Enterprise and departmental IT service operations for DoIT.

This position in SE reports to the group manager under general supervision. The Senior Windows Administrator has the responsibility for the development and technical support of complex Windows systems including but not limited to Active Directory authentication, Windows network management, Windows IIS and various other Windows services. It will work closely with vendor staff, other SE staff, Network Services staff, Data Center staff and Help Desk staff in resolving system problems. This position coordinates and supports scheduled tasks and system backups and restores, plans, organizes and conducts upgrades to the operational systems (in conjunction with the development teams, vendors and other DoIT groups as needed). It serves as focal point of security planning and best practices for SE supported Windows servers. Responsibilities include planning, installation, programming and development of multiple Windows based systems which include large servers, server clusters and virtual servers. This position will work with the SE manager to maintain optimum distribution of work for Windows team members, and on budget forecasting and labor requirements for planning for new versions of the Windows platform.

Additional Information:

Please Note: DoIT is unable to provide sponsorship for this position.

Some work outside of normal business hours may be required.


Vickie Arneson
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter. Your cover letter should specifically address the Required Qualifications listed in the Relevant Work Experience section.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: 31 May 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 28 Jun 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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