Systems Programmer/Google Administrator

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Vacancy Type EHRA Non-Faculty Is Internal Transfer Only No Working Title Systems Programmer/Google Administrator Salary Range Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience Position Number 00046366 Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1 Department 517101 - Shared Services Department Shared Services Job City & State Raleigh, NC Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Identity and Web Services (IWS) team within the Shared Services Department of the Office of Information Technology is responsible for managing and maintaining the web servers delivering content for the North Carolina State University web presence at, as well as web servers delivering content for most academic and administrative web environments on campus including the cPanel and hosted WordPress services. The team provides technical support and leadership for the University’s Google environments, and is also responsible for managing and maintaining Identity Management Services as well Shibboleth and other web authentication services.

Essential Job Duties

This Systems Programmer / Google Administrator position provides the technical leadership and expertise necessary for the installation, administration and maintenance of the middleware, integration, database and systems software infrastructure to support the processes and strategic initiatives of the University. A key role of this position will be to serve as a technical resource to the Google Services Team and will be responsible for providing technical guidance and support of the University’s Google Apps environment and any other subsequent Google environments as necessary.

The position interacts with customers and other technical staff to develop business processes that address customer needs in a secure and scalable manner. Key relationships will be with the NCSU Help Desk, the Google Services Team, and OIT’s Security & Compliance Unit.

Other Work/Responsibilities

This position collects and utilizes appropriate environment, system and subsystem parameters, usage and runtime data from data performance tools, history reports and application architecture to analyze and report system performance. Additionally, the position also negotiates time and priorities to achieve problem resolution.

Minimum Education/Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or closely related degree from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of experience in operations analysis and design, systems programming, or closely related area; or a Bachelor’s degree from an appropriately accredited institution and four years of experience in operations analysis and design, systems programming or closely related area from an appropriately accredited institution and five years of experience in operations analysis and design, systems programming, or closely related area; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Departmental Required Skills

Adept in using LDAP and MySQL services.

Demonstrated experience in systems automation and programming in a Unix/Linux environment.

Familiarity with multiple programming languages including PHP, Perl and Python

Demonstrated experience in integration of internally developed tools and processes with external providers including cloud-based services.

Thorough knowledge of information technology infrastructure.

Ability to read and comprehend technical documentation. Grasp new concepts and understand the significance of those new concepts.

Ability to work independently, accept responsibility and work under pressure as well as work well in a collaborative team environment.

Proficient written and oral skills, analytical skills

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers and other information systems staff.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Experience in administering/managing a G Suite domain

Experience in utilizing Google APIs for services including Gmail, Drive, Groups, etc.

Experience in administering LDAP and MySQL services.

Experience in maintaining an email environment including SMTP relays

Experience working in a security-conscious environment.

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Please attach a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.

Job Open Date 02/01/2019 Anticipated Closing Date Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Proposed Hire Date 04/01/2019 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.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. * If you selected "Other" for the previous question, please provide the source you learned about this opportunity from.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials Required Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Contact Information for References
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    Posted: 3/13/2019
    Application Due: 3/28/2019
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