Senior Systems Administrator

Job description

Job Title Senior Systems Administrator
Job ID 997332
Location Kendall Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

Job Details

Job Family
ADMIN - Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC)
Starting from $62,300
Information Technology
Reports To
Senior Group Manager
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Exempt - Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation

Job Summary

The Senior System Administrator is responsible for the administration and management of enterprise wide servers as well as servers and systems that supports Information Technology and overall management of the College Network. This position will be responsible for the administration and maintenance of multiple servers. This is a Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC) position for which an annual contract reflecting the base salary within the fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th) will be issued after ratification by Miami Dade College's District Board of Trustees.

Duties & Responsibilities

•Provides timely and rapid responses to the user community's requests for assistance
•Installs and configures systems software
•Installs and maintains College management systems
•Provides systems level support for applications
•Provides systems technical support and assistance; monitors systems operations
•Develops and maintains system documentation
•Completes status and statistical reports in assigned areas as required
•Participates in the planning and development of procedures for the operation of servers and systems
•Implements, monitors and improves system security configurations
•Troubleshoots problems with systems and related College equipment
•Performs at or above the enterprise's Information Technology evaluation standards
•Learns user functions, organization and role in the college to the extent required
•Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

•Master's degree in a related field of study such as Computer Science, MIS or Information Systems and three (3) years of related experience; Bachelor of Science (BS) from an accredited college/university in a related field of study such as Computer Science, MIS or Information Systems and seven (7) years of progressive experience in an administrative computing environment
•All degrees must be from a regionally accredited insitutiton
•Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals, and objectives, and policies and procedures
•Knowledge of multi-user operating systems, protocols, architectures, designs, and equipment configuration
•Knowledge of authentication, network services access policies and related internal and external network security considerations
•Knowledge of industry information technology and impact on related security procedures and processes
•Knowledge of the current and developing information technology services requirements in a large educational institution
•Possess working knowledge of network and system administration and experience with the following: Windows Operating Systems, Active Directory, Linux, Mac OS, TCP/IP
•Possess experience with web servers (IIS and Apache) and database (MS SQL),network management (SNMP and RMON) and MS Exchange
•Possess familiarity with the Internet and generally available Internet services such as SSH, FTP, HTTP, SMTP, DHCP and DNS
•Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
•Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
•Ability to successfully manage, coordinate, and deploy complex technical projects
•Ability to train new or existing employees on department operational practices and procedures
•Ability to understand and clearly relate to other members of the organization, technical manuals, software specifications, and general methods of network operations and security
•Ability to write and develop IT related design and development documentation and reports
•Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
•Ability to effectively present technical information and respond to questions from managers, end users and non-technical personnel
•Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
•Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with issues involving several abstract and concrete variables
•Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
•Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff

Essential Position

  • This function/position has been designated as essential. This means that when the College is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at the College.





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Posted: 4/15/2018
Application Due: 4/28/2018
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