Brandeis University is delighted to announce a career opportunity a System Engineer in the IT Department.Â If you are looking for an opportunity to work on a beautiful suburban campus with lots of perks including free parking, look no further.Â At Brandeis, we offer a competitive benefits and compensation package which includes medical, dental and life insurance. We also offer generous paid time off. If you are looking to advance your career through educational opportunities, Brandeis offers tuition remission.Â Our 403b retirement savings plan includes a generous match.
The Systems Engineerâ™s job to install, configure, monitor, and administer computer systems that support the university's administrative and academic needs. Engineers and implements new systems and applications for the university, as required. Acts as lead technologist in their area of responsibility acting as a high level support technician when needed. Responsible for the day-to-day operations including responding to trouble tickets, and service requests. Provides 3rd tier support escalations across for internal ITS Department customers as well as system administrators in other university departments.
Manages central computer systems. Ensures system security, stability, and performance. 50%
Responsible for day the day to day operations including responding to service request tickets and escalations. 20%
Implements new systems, programs and applications to support academic and administrative needs. 20%
Responsible for providing support and advice to system administrators in other departments. 5%
Other duties as required. 5%
Bachelor's degree in CS, information systems or another relevant discipline
3-5 years of relevant work experience is required.
Must have demonstrated experience with Linux and/or Windows administration, preferably RedHat Enterprise Linux and/or Windows Server.
Must have solid verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to create effective technical documentation for both internal and external use.
Strong ability to adapt to dynamic environments and new technologies.
And familiarity with at least three of the following items:
LDAP, and Active Directory.
Virtualization systems and best practices in, preferably VMWare.
As a medium-sized private research university with global reach, we are dedicated to first-rate undergraduate education while making groundbreaking discoveries. Four major academic units with 3,600 undergraduates and 2,050 graduate students comprise the University: the College of Arts and Sciences, the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, the International Business School, and the Rabb School of Continuing Studies. In 1985, Brandeis was elected to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which represents the 62 leading research universities in the United States and Canada. Brandeis has been ranked among the top 35 national universities by U.S. News & World Report every year since the rankings’ inception. Our 235-acre campus is located in the suburbs of Boston, a global hub for higher education and innovation. Our faculty are leaders in their fields, as passionate about teaching and mentorship as they are about pushing the boundaries of knowledge. Our students are motivated, compassionate, curious and open to exploring new and challenging experiences. Brandeis was founded in 1948 as a nonsectarian university under the sponsorship of th...e American Jewish community to embody its highest ethical and cultural values and to express its gratitude to the United States through the traditional Jewish commitment to education. By being a nonsectarian university that welcomes students, teachers and staff of every nationality, religion and orientation, Brandeis renews the American heritage of cultural diversity, equal access to opportunity and freedom of expression.