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This position has recently been accreted by UPTE TX union, and will be a part of that union moving forward.
Job posting will remain open until position is filled.
Applies skills as a seasoned, experienced systems infrastructure professional with a full understanding of industry best practices and Campus, medical center or Office of the President policies and procedures to resolve a wide range of issues that are moderately complex in scope. Selects methods and techniques to obtain solutions. Evaluates new technologies including performing simple to moderate cost/benefit analyses.
Independently responsible for all aspects of the management of production Windows servers and services for OEC customers in academic departments and organized research units in the Jacobs School of Engineering and elsewhere on campus. The duties of this position are to analyze, specify, design, and implement operating system and application software solutions in a medium-sized, heterogeneous computing environment made up of standalone, virtualized, and clustered Windows systems, principally on the server side, but in the context of an integrated client/server environment. This position is also independently responsible for all aspects of a VMware infrastructure. The incumbent will collaborate significantly with and act as a backup for the core technical tasks and duties of the manager of the functional unit, providing Tier III break/fix support, as well as directly and indirectly assisting in the resolution of Tier II and Tier I desktop system issues.
Ability to elicit and communicate technical and non-technical information in a clear and concise manner. Ability to write technical documentation in a clear and concise manner.
Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team. Demonstrates problem-solving skills. Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines.
Knowledge of the design, development and application of technology and systems to meet business needs.
General knowledge of other areas of IT. Thorough understanding of and experience with systems-related issues and actions that can be taken to improve or correct performance.
Proven skills associated with adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs. Comprehensive understanding of how system management actions affect other systems, system users and dependent/related functions.
Experience writing and editing complex scripts used to perform system maintenance and administration. Significant experience in both the interactive and programmatic use of the Windows command shell. Ability to understand, write, debug, and maintain functional and potentially complex scripts (e.g., Powershell, VBscript).
Advanced knowledge of computer security best practices and policies including demonstrated experience securing server-based software. Experience in the application of all aspects of Windows system security.
Significant experience in and in-depth knowledge of Windows operating environment and administration, including multiple server variants, operational components, online and archival storage and file systems, compatible open source and commercial applications and services software, hardware platforms, networking, system monitoring and asset management tools, and peripherals.
Experience with the integration of Windows systems with various other platforms, including OS X and Unix/Linux, specifically in terms of authentication/authorization systems and services (e.g., Active Directory, Kerberos, LDAP, SSO), and common storage services.
Proven experience in the planning, configuration, deployment, management, and troubleshooting of software and hardware networking components as they relate to Windows systems and services. Demonstrated experience with Windows networking applications and tools.
Experience in the evaluation, implementation, and operation of commercial, open source, and locally developed Windows system monitoring and asset management tools, e.g., BigFix, Spiceworks, SCCM, JAMF, Nagios, etc.. Experience in the use of these tools for the automation of problem detection and notification.
Excellent troubleshooting skills and experience in failure analysis, resolution, and recovery on all aspects of multiple Windows server and desktop platforms (operating systems,
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