Under the direction of the Manager of Systems Operations, the System Administrator is responsible for maintaining technical solutions to support the Information Technology Solutions department. The Systems Administrator is also responsible for operating, monitoring, deploying, documenting, patching, and troubleshooting core system infrastructure such as server operating systems, server hardware, virtualization platforms, storage arrays, and applications. The System Administrator position is a subject matter expert in data center-centric to Cloud-based infrastructure that envision future state technologies, delivering increased agility, scalability, performance, and resiliency. This role will support, analyze, administer, and deploy solutions to drive technology modernization and the incorporation of industry best practices. The salary is commensurate with experience within a budgeted range of $88,000 to $95,000. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Certifications Certification Requirement AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification Preferred Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) Certification Preferred Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) Certification Preferred
Experience Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required Hands-on experience with Windows AD directory, Group Policies, PowerShell, Windows Server environments, and Office 365 components. Required Demonstrated experience running cloud based workloads on AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud. Required Demonstrated experience administering both Linux and Windows servers as well hands on experience with Linux shell and Perl. Required Hands-on experience with server backup tools such as Veeam, Backup Exec, and experience managing complex patching deployments of various systems. Required
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Must pass a background check. Required Occasional travel for university related business meetings, conferences and/or professional development. Required
Minimum Requirements Demonstrated skills associated with adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs. Demonstrated comprehensive understanding of how system management actions affect other systems, system users and dependent/related functions.
Ability to write technical documentation in a clear and concise manner.
Understanding of system performance monitoring and actions that can be taken to improve or correct performance.
Demonstrated experience writing and editing complex scripts used to perform system maintenance and administration.
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.
Basic knowledge of how to apply technologies and systems to meet business needs.
Advanced knowledge of computer security best practices and policies including demonstrated experience securing server-based software.
Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team. Demonstrates problem-solving skills. Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines.
Ability to elicit and communicate technical and non-technical information in a clear and concise manner.
Advanced knowledge of virtualization and containerization technologies such as VMware ESXi, Docker, or Kubernetes to manage virtualized workloads.
Ability to manage server and infrastructure hardware in an enterprise-class data center environment. Ability to manage various storage technologies including SAN, NAS, Fibre Channel, iSCSI, clustered file systems, and storage operating systems.
Experience installing, managing, and supporting IIS, Tomcat, Weblogic, or other application servers.
Experience with the following protocols: HTTP, FTP, DNS, LDAP, IMAP, SMTP, SSL, SSH, CIFS, NFS.
Preferred Qualifications Basic knowledge of installation and maintenance of database platforms: (Oracle, Postgres, MySQL, MSSQL).
Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
- In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.
- UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
- In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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