Systems Administrator - Associate

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Job Title: Systems Administrator - Associate
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 226442
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Location

Carrollton, Georgia

Job Summary

This position performs the role of a Systems Administrator and is responsible for installing and maintaining servers, storage systems, network services and applications. Responsibilities include administers systems running Unix, /Linux, and Windows operating systems integrated into the network that provides services such as backups, disaster response/recovery, database, and web applications; assists in the specification, development, installation, and maintenance of information technology such as servers, storage systems, network services, and applications. Assists in developing technological solutions for process improvement, or to satisfy identified needs, through research, specification of hardware or software, creation of scripts and methods, and the production of documentation. Provides technical coordination between disparate groups. Coordinates activities with the ISO, ITS service desk, network services, or other information systems groups as required.

Responsibilities

Systems administration - 30

Administers systems running Unix/Linux (including Solaris) and Windows operating systems that are integrated into the network providing services such as configuration management, monitoring, disaster response/recovery, database, and web applications. Administers physical and virtual servers. Administers physical and virtual appliances.


Develops technologocal solutions - 30

Assist in developing technological solutions for process improvement, or to satisfy identified needs, through research, specification of hardware or software, creation of scripts and methods, and the production of documentation.


Information technology development - 10

Assists in the specification, development, installation, and maintenance of information technology such as servers, storage systems, network services, and applications.


Technical coordination - 10

Provide technical coordination between disparate groups. Provide technical guidance to personnel involved in the research and implementation of new projects. Provide system support to personnel administering or developing applications.
Member of the after-hours on-call roster.


Vulnerability scans - 20

Responsible for ensuring vulnerability scans are reviewed and team members provided information concerning servers for which they are responsible in order to schedule patching and upgrading. Assists in the patching and upgrading of servers and appliances in accordance with ITS patching procedures and processes.

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in an IT related field, or a 2-year degree in an IT related field from an accredited technical college

Required Experience
2 years related experience. At least 1 year of full-time work experience in systems administration in a UNIX-like/Linux environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience
2 years as a systems administrator

Proposed Salary

$45,540.00/yrly Minimum - $58,632/yrly Midpoint

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

ABILITIES
Must be able to lift 40 pounds and work under somewhat adverse conditions at times. Normal office environment. This position is expected to comply with the University¿s standard working hours. In addition, this position must be available outside of normal working hours, including nights and weekends, to complete routine system maintenance, or respond to emergency system outages.

KNOWLEDGE
Knowledge of scripting, and experience with TCP/IP networking systems. Technical server management such as system specification, hardware installation, software configuration, security administration, and system documentation. Must be familiar with Window OS, Active Directory Domains, system backups, server hardware and peripherals, printers, network trouble shooting from cabling to TCP/IP and database management in general. A general understanding of virtual environments as it applies to servers and storage. Good written and verbal communications skills. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret technical instruction in diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Apply Before Date

May 12, 2021

Conditions of Employment

Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, codified at 20 USC 1092 (f) as a part of the Higher Education Act of 1965, is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose certain timely and annual information about campus crime and security policies.

It is always the policy of the University of West Georgia Police Department to provide to the public an annual campus security report and comply with the federal law known as the Clery Act.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia¿s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.

 

 

 

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Posted: 4/24/2021
Application Due: 7/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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