We are currently seeking skilled and team-oriented applicants for the following position: Cloud Systems Engineer (ITS 5)
The Cloud Systems Engineer will function at the expert level and will be responsible for the planning, support and implementation of the cloud computing infrastructure for Eastern Washington University enterprise systems, to include technologies like Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). This position will independently consult, analyze, design, develop, program, troubleshoot and resolve problems for major tasks, projects and initiatives, both high-risk/high-impact and/or for mission critical systems and applications. This environment will rely heavily upon virtualization technologies. Responsibility is shared with the Identity and Access Engineer for the design, development, documentation, analysis, creation, testing, or modification of identity management systems or programs. Additional areas of responsibility involve design, documentation, hands on installation of new equipmentapplications, enhancing and streamlining existing applications, replacing and restructuring of legacy systems, providing quality assurance and delivery of analysis of data and systems for the University. Duties will involve design, consultation, documentation, hardware installation, enhancing and streamlining existing systems, replacing and restructuring of legacy systems, architect cloud solutions, enhance configuration management and automation tools, provide quality assurance and deliver analysis of data and systems for the University.
The candidate selected for this position will be rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes highly subsidized health/dental plans, retirement plan with 100% university match, generous paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays (adjusted accordingly), tuition waiver benefit and more!
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About Eastern Washington University
Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.
Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Ability to lift 15 pounds regularly and up to 50 pounds occasionally.
Ability to bend, kneel, stoop, reach, and sit as needed for office and computer work.
Wrist and hand movements required as needed for keyboarding.
Ability to be mobile, campus wide for appropriate business needs.
Optional: Contact Saundra Godin in Human Resource Services at email@example.com to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis which will describe conditions of employment, such as physical demands.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Bachelor's degree in computer science or information technology. Experience may be substituted for degree.
3+ years direct hands-on experience managing and administering cloud environments at an expert level. This should include extensive experience managing technologies that incorporate Windows and Linux operating systems in a multi-server environment.
Three years of experience with virtualization technologies and ability to administer and leverage enterprise systems within a virtual environment.
Deep understanding of networking technologies in support of both on premises hardware and virtualized environments as well as cloud/hybrid services.
Must have experience managing authentication and access using both directory services and Single sign on services.
Must have experience working in enterprise environments with systems supporting 500+ users.
As a senior level position, may occasionally be expected to work nights and weekends.
Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity.
Amazon Web Services Certified Solutions Architect - Professional.
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: Cloud Platform.
LPIC-1 (Linux Server Professional Certification, Level 1), RHCSA (Red Hat Certified System Administrator) or Equivalent certification.
Experience with automation and configuration management tools, such as Ansible, Chef, or Puppet.
Other Skills and Abilities:
Ability to work independently and the ability to prioritize and work multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work both independently and as a team with the ability to prioritize and work multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to comply with all University policies and standards.