The Advanced Systems Engineer provides computing and technical services for faculty and students in the Computing Systems and Software (CSS) division of the School of STEM at the University of Washington, Bothell. It acts as the technical liaison for Information Technologies (IT) to CSS. Its work is focused on supporting systems instrumental to the educational and research objectives of the division including: systems administration, resource and lab management, technical documentation, user consultation, support for procedures and programming, and general software and hardware troubleshooting. This position will also be required to maintain software installations, diagnose and resolve complex systems and network issues, and optimize the division’s overall computing environment.
The primary duties for this position are focused on the division’s specialized Linux environment, including a lab and server architecture. This position works closely with faculty, requiring it to develop a strong familiarity with their use of technology in teaching, research, as well as broad program administration. Daily responsibilities will involve direct support in faculty offices, classrooms and labs.
This position will benefit from great support and collaboration with other members of the STEM IT team, as well as working side by side with IT teams at Bothell and throughout the University of Washington system. As a staff member in the School of STEM, this position will advise and participate in the technology evolution higher education, and gain access to unique opportunities to support cutting edge research and teaching environments at a premiere institution of higher learning.
Diversity is a core value of UW Bothell, as such, this position will work and collaborate with a constituency of individuals from all backgrounds to better understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.
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Bachelor's degree in computer science, information management or related field, or equivalent experience.
Two or more years of full-time experience in systems administration and support of a medium sized multi-platform networked environment, including Linux and Windows server software.
Experience assembling, installing, configuring, testing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing personal, workstation, and server based Linux, and Macintosh computers.
Two years of experience with network concepts, procedures, and protocols such as security, Ethernet, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, POP3 and IMAP4, NFS, NIS, SMB.
Ability to work well in a team oriented environment.
Proven ability and willingness to attend training, workshops, conferences, etc. as needed.
Ability to work with a diverse constituency.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Additional Salary Information: Salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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