Position Number: 00060462
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Office of Information Technology's (OIT) Windows & Middleware Services group (WMS) is located within the Shared Services unit. WMS offers Windows and Active Directory-based infrastructure and services that support the enterprise, including on-premises and cloud solutions. We provide middleware services that integrate related campus systems. We work collaboratively with other campus IT units to deliver the core Active Directory infrastructure for the NC State community.
Essential Job Duties: This position serves as the lead Windows Systems Administrator for NC State University's Windows & Active Directory based enterprise infrastructure services and will provide system administration, automation and support for various Microsoft technologies that support the unit's Windows and middleware services. The Systems Administrator is responsible for the following: assessing emerging technologies, solutions and services for fit into the NC State computing environment; implementing new solutions and integrating them with other campus services; collaboratively designing, implementing, and supporting technical solutions that scale to the entire campus environment; providing leadership to other technical staff; and providing third-tier technical support and serves in an on-call rotation providing triage and first responder support for the unit's Windows and integrated infrastructure.
Department Required Skills: - Thorough knowledge of Windows infrastructure services, Active Directory processes. - Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking (subnets, firewall rules, DNS resolution, etc.) - Ability to independently create Powershell scripts to automate complex system administration tasks.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: - Strong experience with Microsoft SCCM. Experience/understanding of PKI, Directory Services, ADLDS, SQL Server, ADFS. - Experience with Azure Infrastructure, Office 365 administration. - Microsoft certifications in current server versions and/or Azure technologies is desirable.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: n/a
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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