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Systems Administrator

Company: University At Albany
Location: Albany
Posted on: March 19, 2023

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Location: Albany, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Wed Nov 30 2022 Job Description: Information Technology Services (ITS) at the University at Albany seeks applicants for a Systems Administrator to support the academic, research, and business needs of this R1 institution. The successful candidate plays a key role in the design, maintenance, and development of applications and infrastructure systems to provide secure and robust platforms. The successful candidate is adept at working in physical and virtual environments, and on-premises and cloud-based applications. She/He/They are proficient in assuring the University's infrastructure follows industry standards and best practices, meets regulatory requirements, and is positioned to meet the future needs of the evolving campus community.The Systems Administrator has the technical knowledge and intellectual curiosity to build complex environments for a wide variety of disciplines and departments. She/He/They have keen analytical skills and are driven to solve problems and acquire new knowledge to inform and build a computing environment commensurate with the needs of a public research university.The Systems Administrator collaborates across ITS, providing input and expertise to a range of services such as email, web, identity and access management, teaching and learning, and research and advanced computing.Primary Responsibilities: + Provide day-to-day operational ownership for assigned systems including patching, upgrading, configuration management, system backups, continuous monitoring, and performance management.+ Engage in the design and build of solutions that align with architectural norms, industry best practices, and ITS standards, and meet project and operational requirements.+ Develop and maintain build/configuration and operational procedures.+ Actively seek and implement automations and systems that increase throughput and decrease operational expense.+ Plan, design, build, implement, and support a growing array of cloud automation tools and services.+ Maintain subject matter expertise by staying current with industry trends and following a professional development plan.+ Contribute to the development of architectural blueprints, templates, tools, system standards, and technical roadmaps.+ Maintain security posture in accordance with industry best practices and ITS policies and procedures.Additional Responsibilities:+ Effectively and proactively communicate with stakeholders.+ Actively participate, as needed, in ITS and campus projects + Be available to provide scheduled support and consultation outside normal business hours, including occasional evenings, holidays, or weekends, within reasonable professional obligation Job Requirements:Minimum Qualifications:+ A Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education (DOE) or internationally recognized accrediting organization. Four (4) years of relevant experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.+ Proven design, planning, and implementation experience with infrastructure components including servers, storage, and network.+ At least three (3) years of experience in systems administration of Linux servers.+ Applicants must address their ability to work with a culturally diverse population in their application or during the interview.Preferred Qualifications:+ Cloud certification such as AWS, Azure, or similar.+ Experience with cloud architecture.+ Experience administering enterprise networking.+ Experience with automated deployment and configuration management solutions such as Ansible.+ Experience with centralized logging/log aggregation tools such as Splunk. Additional Information:Professional Rank and Salary Range: Senior Programmer/Analyst, SL4; $80,000-90,000Special Notes: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This position has the potential for telecommuting up to 50%.The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the University's crime statistics for the past three years; and disclosures regarding the University's current campus security policies. The University at Albany's Annual Security Report is available in portable document format [PDF] by clicking this link to NYS Labor Law 194-A, no State entity, as defined by the Law, is permitted to rely on, orally or in writing seek, request, or require in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current wage, or salary history as a condition to be interviewed, or as a condition of continuing to be considered for an offer of employment until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation, and for the purpose of verifying information, may such requests be made. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY IS AN EO/AA/IRCA/ADA EMPLOYERPlease apply online via

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