System Administrator I or II (One position to be filled)

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This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Requisition201900229STitleSystem Administrator I or II (One position to be filled)FLSA statusExemptHiring Salary

System Administrator I – $3,316 – $4,830 per month

System Administrator II – $3,846 – $5,556 per month

Occupational CategoryProfessionalDepartmentInfrastructure and Support Open Until FilledYesEducational and Experience Requirement

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR I: Bachelor’s degree with a major in computer science or related field from an accredited institution with one year relevant experience. A combination of education, experience, certifications, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR II: Bachelor’s degree with a major in computer science or related field from an accredited institution with two years relevant experience. A currently valid Microsoft Technology Associate certificate or higher, or a Red Hat Certified System Administrator certificate or higher could be substituted for one year of experience. A combination of education, experience, certifications, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR I: Assists with the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of Sam Houston State University Information Technology systems. Acquisitions, installs, and upgrades routine computer components and software.

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR II: Maintains the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of Sam Houston State University Information Technology systems. Acquisitions, installs, and upgrades advanced computer components and software.

Primary Responsibilities

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR I: Acquisitions, installs and upgrades computer components and software. Provides routine automation, and maintains security policies in conjunction with security office recommendations and state and federal regulations. Maintains core services to include e-mail, voicemail, printing, file sharing, authentication and access control, databases, video surveillance, disaster recovery, and storage systems. Processes service requests and tasks using the Information Technology ticketing system. Communicates effectively and timely with team members and clients. Serves as a member of project teams to build small (1 or 2 server) systems. Maintain small systems. Performs other related duties as assigned.

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR II: Acquisitions, installs and upgrades computer components and software. Provides advanced automation, and maintains security policies in conjunction with security office recommendations and state and federal regulations. Maintains core services to include e-mail, voicemail, printing, file sharing, authentication and access control, databases, video surveillance, disaster recovery, and storage systems. Communicates effectively and timely with team members and clients. Serves as a member of project teams to build small (1 or 2 servers) to medium (up to 5 servers) systems. Maintains small to medium systems. Manages authentication and access control systems. Configures automation routines using scripting and other programming languages. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR I: Must be available for after-hours on-call support. Knowledge of operating systems and applications. Knowledge of hardware and software troubleshooting. Familiar with or some experience using technologies such as Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID), enterprise-class server and direct-attached storage, as well as server virtualization. Understanding of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), Domain Name System (DNS), Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), and File Sharing protocols. This is a security sensitive position and requires a Department of Public Safety (DPS) fingerprint background check and will need to adhere to the Texas Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) Systems Access Policy. Some travel is required.

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR II: Must be available for after-hours on-call support. In-depth knowledge of operating systems and applications. In-depth knowledge of hardware and software configuration and troubleshooting. Familiar with Network Load Balancers and clustering technologies. Very familiar with or very experienced using technologies such as Redundant array of independent disks (RAID), enterprise-class server and direct-attached storage, enterprise-class storage systems such as Fibre Channel Storage Area Network (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS), as well as server virtualization. In-depth knowledge of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), Domain Name System (DNS), Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), and File Sharing protocols. In-depth knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL), Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), Kerberos, Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS), and Security Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. This is a security sensitive position and requires a Department of Public Safety (DPS) fingerprint background check and will need to adhere to the Texas Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) Systems Access Policy. Some travel is required.

Full Time Part TimeFull TimeQuicklinkhttp://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/22595 EEO Statement

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
Screening Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you learn about this position?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • SHSU Website
    • SHSU Employee
    • Other
  3. If your response to the question above was "Other" please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * What’s the maximum number of enterprise devices (servers, storage, appliances) you have ever been responsible for managing/monitoring at one time?
    • Less than 10
    • Greater than 10 but less than 100
    • Greater than 100 but less than 500
    • More than 500
  5. * How many years of Windows server administration do you have?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * What is the maximum number of Windows servers you have ever been responsible for administering at one time?
    • Less than 10
    • Greater than 10 but less than 50
    • Greater than 50 but less than 100
    • More than 100
  7. * How many multi-server systems (predominantely Windows) have you been instrumental in designing and implementing?
    • Less than 10
    • Greater than 10 but less than 20
    • Greater than 20 but less than 30
    • More than 30
  8. * How many years have you led a Windows systems administration team?
    • Less than 2
    • Greater than 2 but less than 4
    • Greater than 4 but less than 6
    • More than 6
  9. * With which types of server virtualization technologies are you familiar?

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. * How many years of systems administration experience do you have?

    (Open Ended Question)

 

 

 

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Posted: 8/22/2019
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