Northeastern University's Division of Information Technology is currently seeking a talented individual to fill the role of Application Administrator. The Application Administrator will participate in the delivery and administration of Enterprise Applications and Systems that meet the academic and administrative needs of the University. As a valued member of the ITS team, you will be working in both Agile and traditional SDLC teams to ensure the reliable operations of the systems supporting the University's core business.
The Application Administrator:
- Is responsible for the installation, configuration and administration of enterprise systems and related application modules - Administer and maintain (upgrade/patch) application/system tiers, including web tiers, application tiers, and database tiers. - Design, monitor, and maintain enterprise application security subsystems in order to assign appropriate access and permissions. - Provide input and recommendations for system and capacity planning, process improvements, downtime and disaster recovery remediation. - Build and maintain production and pre-production environments in support of development and release management methodologies. - Leverage CI/CD tools to automate operational administration tasks. - Build and maintain capability for automated system monitoring and alerting. - Provide technical support in the identification, analysis, and resolution of problems. - Possesses working knowledge of networking and operating systems.
The key challenge of this position is to ensure that the technologies and services deployed by the department are properly maintained, sufficiently available, and kept current with vendor standards and emerging best practices.
To ensure that essential services are provided to the university community, the employee will be required to work outside their regular working hours as needed.
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field (ex: Computer Science, Information Systems), preferably with continuing studies and course work.
5+ years of experience in the administration, installation, and configuration of enterprise applications/systems.
3+ years of experience with UNIX, Linux, and/or Windows administration.
2+ years of experience in the administration, installation, and configuration of web and application servers, preferably in any of the following products: Apache/Tomcat, IBM (HTTP Server/WebSphere Application Server), Oracle (HTTP Server/Web Logic Server), Microsoft IIS.
Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills required.
1+ years of experience with CI/CD, automation, configuration management tools (ex: Jenkins, Ansible).
1+ years of experience working with SQL on relational databases.
1+ years of experience working with Ellucian Banner products.
Technical certification in Cloud, OpenSource stack, DevOps technologies.
Additional Information: A criminal background check is required for this position.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.