St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. Our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
Department: Information Technology
Specific Job Title: IT Systems Engineer
Reports to: Director, DevOps
IT Systems Engineer is expected to be a system engineering professional with experience in complex operating systems and applications design, implementation, and technical evaluation and is responsible for the engineering and operations of components of the infrastructure environment, including but not limited to Windows and Linux Servers, Active Directory, Virtualization, Cloud, and various security technologies along with the ability to provide technical leadership of these solutions to team members.
Engage in and improve the whole life cycle of systems and services from conception to inception, including system design, build, and deployment
Define and implement standards and best practices related to: System Architecture, deployment, metrics, and operational tasks
Ability to understand and effectively manage move of resources/infrastructure to clod platforms
Support services through activities such as monitoring availability, system health, and incident response in accordance with defined SLO and SLA
Improve system performance, application delivery and efficiency through automation, process refinement, postmortem reviews, and in-depth configuration analysis
Engage in communications across all areas of the organization
Experience with PowerShell
Experience with Unix/Linux operating systems internals and administration (e.g., file systems, system calls) and networking (e.g., TCP/IP, routing, network topologies)
Experience with Azure Platform
Experience with Hyper-V and VMWare
Experience with database technologies, specifically MSSQL
Experience with Enterprise Backup and Recovery products and services
Experience with Fiber Channel and iSCSI-based Storage Area Networks
Experience with Configuration and Patch Management Systems (SCCM, WSUS, Satellite)
Experience with Linux command-line shell and shell scripting
Ability to multitask and adapt quickly to changing priorities
Ability and willingness to work evenings / nights on occasion (Participate in on-call rotation)
Ability to lead and work in projects
Ability to communicate effectively (listening, presenting and questioning)
Positive team participation skills
Strong organizational, written and communication skills
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This position is a full-time position, Monday through Friday, generally 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. This position is a hybrid remote and will require the candidate to come to the St. John's Queens campus as needed. In addition, the ability to work a flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends, when necessary.
Required Education and Experience:
BS degree in Computer Science, or a related technical field, plus 3-5 years of experience designing and implementing distributed systems.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.
In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual salary range for this position is $80,000. St. John's University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.
This position may be relocated to any of St. John's University's physical locations at any time.
St. John's offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John's performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.