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JOB NO.: 96197-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Computer Science, Information Systems/Technology

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96197-AS

Working Title: Computer Systems Administrator


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 07, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $43,432 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field preferred. A degree is not required for this position. Please refer to the minimum years and relevant work experience section below for more information on position requirements.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

One or more years work experience with Linux, system administration, and IT services is required.

Programming experience in languages such as Perl or Python is required.

Knowledge and skills in one or more of the following areas is required: security, storage, networking, web application programming, IT customer service, instructional technology and other IT areas related to providing IT services and support to the Computer Sciences Department.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The Computer Systems Lab is hiring two staff members to join our team to support the IT needs of the Computer Sciences Department. Staff are responsible for one or more projects or services as the technical lead, while working with other team members in support of other projects and services for the Department. Specific tasks will vary depending on skills, experience and current project needs.

The Computer Systems Lab operates and maintains the IT facilities and supports all IT activities of the Computer Sciences Department at UW-Madison. Our team of six full-time staff and 10-12 part-time student staff work together to meet the needs of a world class Computer Sciences department.

The CSL infrastructure is mostly Linux based, with some Windows servers. Our current Linux environment is a mix of CentOS and Ubuntu Linux. Additional activities include network management, storage, security, IT purchasing, database systems and applications, web servers and applications, and cloud services.

Participation in UW campus organizations is also encouraged. Information technology development and support expertise is spread throughout the campus. Cooperative efforts and relationships are strongly encouraged.

Additional Information:


Lance Potter
[email protected]
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:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

For questions on the position, contact: Lance Potter, [email protected] or (608) 263-6759.

An applicant may be hired in to Associate IS Specialist, IS Specialist or Senior IS Specialist title dependent upon experience.Title will be determined upon hire.

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advanced notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

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: Oct 5 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Nov 2 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 10/6/2018
Application Due: 11/3/2018
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