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Storage Systems Administrator

University of Florida
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

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Job no: 517428
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Information Systems/Technology
Department:14300000 - IT-ICT INFRA/COMM TECHNOLOGY

Classification Title:

Systems Admin/Programmer V

Job Description:

As part of the Infrastructure & Communication Technology (ICT) Team, you will lead medium to large-sized projects and direct teams responsible for maintenance, installation, configuration, and deployment of advanced hardware and software systems. You and your team will participate in managing UF Data Centers and delivering hosted server, storage, virtualization, database, email, or related systems. These systems connect University of Florida campuses and research sites to the world via high-speed data, video, WI-FI, telecommunications, and VoIP services.

This role provides opportunities to architect and design advanced system solutions, define enterprise standards, recommend new initiatives, and help UFIT align with industry trends. You’ll also collaborate with managers and technical peers and serve as a vital mentor to junior colleagues.

About UF Information Technology

The UF Information Technology division is comprised of seven departments reporting to the Vice President & Chief Information Officer. The departments reporting directly to the VP & CIO are: Academic Technology, Research Computing, Infrastructure & Communication Technology, Enterprise Systems, Information Security Office, and the UFIT Business Center. With established governance advisory committees and a set of well-defined, transparent processes aiding decision- making, UFIT strives to provide exceptional IT services in support of UF’s mission. For more information about UFIT and its goals and governance, visit:

Learn more about UFIT at and @GoGatorsUFIT.

About the University of Florida

UF is one of the nation’s top universities and a dynamic and rewarding place to work. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of its commitment to serve a diverse global community. Plus, UF is located in Gainesville, one of Florida’s most livable cities. Known for its natural attractions (wetlands, forests, springs, wildlife) and cultural offerings (music, theater, visual arts, and historic districts), the area also is gaining a reputation as a thriving hub for high-tech start-ups, as well as invention and research collaborations. We are excited about what’s happening here and know you will want to be a part of it.

Diversity and inclusivity make our institution and our community better. We value the fresh ideas and unique perspectives a diverse group of people provides. Achieving a top-5 public university ranking means we make it a priority to employ and work with people from many backgrounds, cultures, abilities, and ethnicities to discover new ways to leverage technology for teaching and learning, research, and the business needs of a comprehensive land-grant institution.

Expected Salary:

$108,000 – 118,000, commensurate based on experience and education. In addition, the University of Florida offers a very competitive benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and six years of relevant experience; or a high school diploma or equivalent and ten years of relevant experience. Appropriate college coursework may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred candidates for this role will have the following qualifications:

Expertise in:
·Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), Kerberos, or Active Directory
·IBM Spectrum Protect suite
·IBM Tape Library management
·Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
·One or more of the following vendor storage arrays: IBM Storwize, Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon OneFS), NetApp FAS, AFF, and E-series, Dell EMC XtremIO, Pure
·Fiber Channel Storage Area Network (FC-SAN)

Skills and/or Techniques, such as:
·Strong Oral and Written Communication skills
·Microsoft (MS) Windows operating system installation and support procedures
these collaboration tools: MS Outlook, Teams, Zoom, and MS Office suite
·Domain Name Service (DNS) and Active Directory Domain Name Service (AD DNS)
·Expertise with Linux operating system installation and support procedures
·Enterprise backup systems including IBM Spectrum Protect aka TSM and Rubrik
·Server security practices and methodologies
·Storage area network (SAN) networking and storage technologies
·Fiber switch management, storage allocation, zoning, and logical unit (LUN) security concepts, including those specific to Broadcom/Brocade Switch Software, Cisco Datacenter Network Manager, IBM Storwize disk array and tape libraries, EMC XtremIO, NetApp Data ONTAP, Dell Powervault and Pure Storage
·Virtual local area network (VLAN) concepts for cluster private interconnect technology
·Load-balancing technology (including Cisco and F5 devices)

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are requested to submit with their application:

Cover Letter
Resume or CV
Professional References (Minimum of 3)

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

Health Assessment Required:No

Advertised: 11 Oct 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 10 Nov 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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