Under the direction of the Manager of Systems Engineering & 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. This position is classified as primarily remote with occasional visits to campus as needed. Working hours will be based on Pacific Standard Time (PST). ITS is recruiting for a total of four positions 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 Travel Required Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required Must actively participate in an on-call rotation supporting a 24/7 IT operation. Required
Minimum Requirements Knowledge of the design, development and application of technology and systems to meet business needs.
Understanding of system performance monitoring and actions that can be taken to improve or correct performance.
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.
Demonstrated experience writing and editing complex scripts used to perform system maintenance and administration.
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.
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 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.
Advanced knowledge of virtualization and containerization technologies such as VMware ESXi, Docker, or Kubernetes to manage virtualized workloads.
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.
Advanced knowledge of computer security best practices and policies including demonstrated experience securing server-based software.
Ability to write technical documentation in a clear and concise manner.
Preferred Qualifications Basic knowledge of installation and maintenance of database platforms: (Oracle, Postgres, MySQL, MSSQL).
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- UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.
- Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019
- Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings
- UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.
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