Information Technologist III

Job description

Job no: 708714
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 14
Major Administrative Unit / College: Information Technology Services
Department: It Services Application Services 40000482
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Information Technology, Administrative Professionals- AP, Full Time (90-100%), Union
Working/Functional Title

System Engineer

Position SummaryThe System Engineer will administer, analyze, implement, monitor, and modify enterprise computer systems, managed web hosting and applications of the highest complexity following departmental standards, practices, and procedures as a primary resource and escalation point. Provides team operational support, technical guidance, and mentor-ship to team members as assigned. Support, monitor, and resolve issues with virtual and physical servers and applications. Installs newWindows and Linux servers and applications. Administer managed web hosting services. Consult with stakeholders, coordination of service billing and technical deployment.

MSU Information Technology provides the primary leadership for strategic, financial, and policy initiatives affecting information technology (IT) across MSU. MSU IT offers technology resources that support MSU’s mission of providing education, conducting research, and advancing engagement.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) are essential elements, vital to the culture MSU Information Technology endeavors to cultivate. This includes providing opportunities and access for all people which incorporate differences of race, age, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, migratory status, disability/abilities, political affiliation, veteran status and socioeconomic background.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
  • Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, business, or related information technology field, with coursework in an information technology specialization related to the area of employment
  • Five to eight years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience supporting a Windows or Unix server infrastructure and the client server applications running in that environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Desired Qualifications

Expert knowledge and understanding of the operation of enterprise application software and systems, monitoring servers and services according to scheduled maintenance procedures and performing scheduled diagnostics and maintenance as required. Red Hat Enterprise Linux and/or Microsoft Windows Server administration experience preferred. Expert experience deploying application executables and/or creating RPMs, managing a private update and software repository.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Resume and Cover letter.

Special Instructions

Three professional references knowledgeable of your work.

Work Hours


Bidding eligibility ends on 06/08/2021 at 11:55 PM

Advertised: Jun 2, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jun 23, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time




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Posted: 6/3/2021
Application Due: 6/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time