Alfred State College, one of the State University of New York (SUNY) system's premier colleges of technology enrolls more than 3,300 students, a majority of whom live on campus. The College offers degree programs in business and engineering technologies, allied health, agriculture, liberal arts and sciences, and vocational technology. The campus is nestled among the hills, valleys and lakes of southwestern New York State.
The Systems Administrator will be responsible in the areas of physical and virtual Windows and Linux servers. The duties will include server backup, testing, verification and documentation; server hardware and software installation and upgrading; server repair and maintenance; server migrations and virtualization; creation and maintenance of server inventory documentation; database maintenance of numerous small databases; script creation for automated tasks; and setup and management of storage area networks.
The Systems Administrator will provide support for online applications such as Blackboard, streaming media, web services, license serving, print services, DNS services, DHCP services, SharePoint services and e-mail services.
The Systems Administrator is expected to be fully involved in Systems initiatives, research, and reports and is expected to function as a team member of Technology Services while realizing that most assignments will require a high degree of independent thought and work.
The successful candidate will display strong interpersonal and written communication skills, be able to work with others and demonstrate the ability to work on multiple projects while remaining both focused and organized.
The workday will be approximately eight hours between the hours of 8:00 am and 9:00 pm. The exact schedule will be arranged with the supervisor and based upon College needs. Work assignments may require travel between the Alfred and Wellsville campuses, a distance of about 15 miles. Some weekend work may be required. This position requires some late afternoon and early evening work.
Bachelor’s Degree in a computer related field
Previous work experience as a Systems Administrator; Previous job experience with Enterprise VMware products such as vSphere 5.1 and vCenter, Active Directory 2012 or 2008 R2 and with Dell EqualLogic SANs.
Active Directory 2008 R2/2012
Windows Server 2008 R2/2012 including DNS, DHCP, Printing
Exchange 2010/2013 with Office 365
VMware vSphere 5.x/vCenter 5.x
EMC Avamar Backup
Dell Equallogic SAN
Powershell 2/3 scripting
Server Room monitoring
Physical Server installation
Interested applicants must complete the application and submit a resume and cover letter of interest when applying.