Senior Systems Administrator / Lead Systems Administrator

Brown University

Job Description:

The School of Engineering at Brown University has a new and exciting opportunity to hire a Senior Systems Administrator / Lead Systems Administrator.

Manage, maintain and support the School of Engineering (SoE), and related, AD domain-based computing infrastructure, including software installation, licensing, configuration, monitoring and troubleshooting. Implement and support educational, research and administrative systems and applications, assuring that all security, auditing, and restart/recovery functions are properly operating. Monitor performance and provide capacity planning information. Identify areas where improvements are desirable and suggest improvements. Provide assistance and training to IT Support Consultants and other SoE technical staff, including temps, interns and student workers. Evaluate vendor-supplied software and make buy/build recommendations. Resolve particularly complex or critical technical problems. Function as a project manager as required.  Author and maintain relevant documentation as required.  Ability to work both independently and as a team member in a complex environment with competing demands.  Other duties as assigned to help drive to our Vision, fulfill our Mission, and abide by our Organization’s Values.

Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, in the administration of its policies, programs, and activities. The University recognizes and rewards individuals on the basis of qualifications and performance.

The successful candidate, as a minimum, should have the following background:

Grade 10 Senior Systems Administrator

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience.
  • 2-3 of experience with systems.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with Hyper-V Virtualization.
  • Conceptual knowledge of all and in-depth knowledge of some of the following: technical architectures, security, networking, middleware, SDLC, system imaging tools, Azure and Intune.
  • Problem resolution skills; e.g. dump reading, traces, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (both oral and written).
  • Strong ability to prioritize activities.
  • Demonstrates a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.

Grade 11 Lead Systems Administrator

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience.
  • 4-5 years of experience with systems administration.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with Hyper-V Virtualization.
  • Conceptual knowledge of all and in-depth knowledge of some of the following: technical architectures, security, networking, middleware, SDLC, system imaging tools, Azure and Intune.
  • Expert Knowledge of Windows Operating Systems. Basic/Intermediate Linux Operating Systems experience preferred.
  • Problem resolution skills; e.g. dump reading, traces, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (both oral and written).
  • Strong ability to multitask and prioritize activities.
  • Demonstrates a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.

Please submit a cover letter, specifying which position you are applying to and a resume with your application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown University.

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Why Brown?
Brown University is a leading research university that is distinct for its student-centered learning and deep sense of purpose. Our students, faculty, and staff are driven by the idea that their work will impact the world.

Brown University offers a flexible work/life balance, summer hours, winter break, and a comprehensive Benefits package, including time off and annual paid holidays. Benefit offerings include health, dental, vision, tuition assistance, retirement, wellness, employee discounts, and more.

Benefits of Working at Brown:
Information on the Benefits of Working at Brown can be found here.

Recruiting Start Date:
2024-05-22

Job Posting Title:
Senior Systems Administrator/Lead Systems Administrator

Department:
School of Engineering

Grade:
Grade 10

Worker Type:
Employee

Worker Sub-Type:
Regular

Time Type:
Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Position Work Location:
Onsite

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Still Have Questions?
If you have any questions you may contact employment@brown.edu.

EEO Statement:
Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

As an EEO/AA employer, Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.

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