GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Senior Systems Administrator is responsible for overseeing the systems infrastructure and associated technologies at Framingham State University, personally or through subordinates. This position provides leadership and technical expertise in the area of systems administration and is tasked with insuring systems support functions within the department are efficiently met. A key responsibility will be to effectively plan, design, and implement projects for the deployment of new hardware and software solutions while meeting with individuals and groups on campus in order to provide analysis and recommendations of their technical needs. This position will offer accurate evaluation and assessment of the University's systems in order to insure appropriate levels of reliability, scalability, security, performance and disaster recovery readiness. In addition, this position will carry out hands-on installation, configuration, updates, troubleshooting and corrections of hardware and software solutions selected for use at the University. This position reports directly to the Director of Systems and Network Services and works in collaboration with others within and outside the division of Information Technology Services.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Director, ITS/Systems and Network Services
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Systems Administrator
EXAMPLES OF SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides oversight of systems staff members and delegated duties in order to insure that support functions of ITS/Systems and Network Services are met in an efficient fashion.
Supervises the daily operation, maintenance and monitoring of all systems, and servers connected to the Framingham State University network.
Provides project planning, design and implementation to include drafting proposals and status reporting for the upgrade and deployment of technologies.
Meets with individuals, groups and departments on campus in order to provide analysis and recommendations of their technology related needs.
Maintains a broad knowledge of current and emerging technologies to recommend new deployments and upgrades in support of campus strategic initiatives.
Maintains a routine maintenance plan and downtime schedule for the systems infrastructure in accordance with University service level agreements.
Oversees user account administration and system access levels in accordance with
University guidelines and industry best practice standards.
Manages enterprise-wide systems backup and restore measures in order to insure the Disaster Recover readiness of Framingham State University.
Serves as primary point person for security related issues and implements server security measure and procedures in compliance with University policies and applicable laws.
Manages the campus Storage Area Network (SAN) and related technologies.
Supervises the Framingham State University email systems and associated technologies.
Oversees file and print server functions and related applications for the University.
Installs, implements, and maintains server hardware, operating systems and software applications selected for use at the University.
Undertakes software updates and corrections such as service packs and other measures to sustain a secure and reliable computing environment.
, GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Senior Systems Administrator is responsible for overseeing the systems infrastructure and associated technologies at Framingham State University, personally or through subordinates. This position provides leadership a
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Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
5+ years of hands-on experience with server applications in a mixed Linux and Microsoft sever environment
2+ years of hands on experience managing SAN technologies in a mission critical
Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, User Accounts, Computer Accounts, Group Policy, DHCP, DNS and WINS
Understanding of file and print functions within an enterprise environment
Working knowledge of industry standards for systems and network security
Strong hardware and software troubleshooting skills
Familiarity of web applications, including Apache/Tomcat and Microsoft IIS
Ability to multi-task and perform multiple projects
Outstanding customer service and interaction skills, as well as excellent verbal and written communications skills
Flexibility to deal with a changing environment and strong work ethic.
Experience with Microsoft Exchange 2007/2010 and email server functions
Experience with HP hardware and software technologies
Knowledge of HP Data Protector backup and restore software
Previous formalized project management experience a plus
Redhat Linux and Microsoft certifications strongly desired