The Senior Systems Administrator serves as the technical lead in the design, planning, and implementation of projects involving the university’s most mission-critical IT applications and servers. The Senior Systems Administrator provides the highest level of support and monitoring of the university’s key applications and servers, such as the campus email system, portal, identity management, single sign on, virtualization infrastructure, and the university’s ERP applications.
This position will be a remote position open to Full-Time US Residents authorized to work within the US. The position is required to work primary during US EST business hours.
Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities
Design/architect server infrastructure to support new applications. Research available technologies, determine server capacity and availability requirements, review software requirements, and determine integration strategies with other systems. Make recommendations to the Manager of IT/Infrastructure for best implementation practices.
Implement new applications. Install server hardware and software, implement clustering and failover, build interfaces to integrate with other systems, troubleshoot system issues, and perform functional and scalability tests to meet requirements.
Troubleshoot and resolve reported issues with operating system and application software for university mission-critical ITS services.
Perform upgrades to server hardware, operating systems, and software on ITS systems to provide highest levels security, availability, and functionality of mission-critical services.
Monitor essential ITS systems necessary for campus operations for performance, availability, and operational issues.
Collaborate with other ITS personnel, serving as a technical lead in the evaluation and use of new technologies, policies, and procedures.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Basic networking skills
Strong background in systems security
Understanding of SAN technologies
Understanding of high availability
Identity Access Management
Automation and Dev Op’s
Single Sign On, CAS, IDP, SAML, SHIB experience
Strong communication skills
SIEM administration experience
Ability to work under pressure on mission-critical applications
Full-time, Administrative staff position available. Administrative Grade Level I57. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Full benefits package available.
Deadline to apply: The search committee will review applications until the position is filled, ; however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by ‘March 30, 2023’.
Why work at BGSU?
Full-time BGSU employees enjoy an array of exceptional benefits, including:
Quality, affordable health insurance: Various coverage options available for health, vision and dental starting the first day of the month following your date of employment.
Generous paid time off: Vacation, holidays, sick days and more.
Excellent work life balance resources: Our Employee Assistance Program offers confidential support to employees and their eligible family members, along with ancillary programs covering identity theft, elder care, legal services and more.
Tuition fee waivers: For eligible employees, spouses and dependent children.
Professional development opportunities: For skills training, supervisor and leadership programs, performance management, online courses and online tools for employee growth and development.
Parental leave: Up to five weeks of paid parental leave for full-time employees with at least 12 months of continuous service.
Retirement: BGSU offers several options for meeting your retirement goals with a current employer contribution of up to 14% depending on the retirement program selected. Read Moreabout the option that best fits your needs.
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Bachelor’s degree required. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems preferred. Degree must be conferred at the time of application.
The following experience is required:
3 years – Unix/Linux Server Operating Systems Administration
2 years - Enterprise Level Systems design and support
Bowling Green State University is a nationally ranked public university committed to redefining student success in a high-achieving, innovative environment. In 2021, Forbes ranked BGSU as the No. 3 midsize employer in the United States, highlighting the University’s commitment to its faculty and staff. Serving as the core of the University’s academic community, more than 800 full-time faculty members are engaged in teaching, research and creative activities, with over 2,000 full-time staff members to support the operations and education of over 20,000 students. Bowling Green State University provides experiences that enhance lives. Students are prepared for lifelong career growth, lives of engaged citizenship and leadership in a global society. U.S. News and World Report names BGSU as one of the top public universities nationwide with a strong commitment to first-year programs that lead to success. Within our transformative learning community, we build a welcoming, safe and diverse environment where the creative ideas and achievements of all can benefit others throughout Ohio, the nation and the world.