Systems Engineer - IT Department of IT-Systems Engineering
University of Massachusetts Lowell
The Systems Engineer is a highly technical staff member in the Systems Engineering group in information technology. The Systems Engineer is responsible for designing various computer information systems to meet the business needs of UMass Lowell’s operations.
The Systems Engineer has a broad view of UMass Lowell’s information technology platforms as well as knowledge of the business processes and drivers that impact those technical platforms. As a lead designer on multiple systems, the Systems Engineer is responsible for design, documentation and consulting on implementation of multi-vendor applications platforms.
Under the direction of the Director of Platforms & Systems Engineering, the Systems Engineer is a technically advanced staff member responsible for the adoption and assimilation of both new technologies and integration and optimization of existing investments in information technology. They are integral in the overall services delivered to all internal and external users of UMass Lowell’s IT infrastructure.
Bachelor’s degree; Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline preferred
Strong commitment to providing excellent customer service and ensuring the success of our customers
Demonstrated experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell, Python, JSON, or VBScript
Requires 3-5 years of design experience in a large Information Technology environment
Architectural and operational mastery of the Windows OS
The ability to comprehend complex technical issues, rapidly isolate and prioritize likely causation, and develop likely remediation
Advanced proficiency with Active Directory, including group policies and ADSIEdit
Excellent problem solving skills
Demonstrable mastery of core network technologies, including DHCP, DNS and WINS
Pervious hands-on experience and understanding of VMWare vSphere environments and architecture
Proficiency with storage networks, including low-level fibre storage network technologies
Demonstrated mastery of industry best practices relating to secure computing and data security practices
Advanced understanding of core web technologies such as IIS, HTTP, SFTP, and SSL
The ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical users
Experience with enterprise storage platforms
In-depth understanding of how disparate and multi-vendor systems can interoperate to achieve further information
Experience with VDI environments such as VMware Horizon
Experience with desktop image creation and deployment
Experience with systems automation such as Puppet, Chef, or VMware vRO
Industry-recognized certification such as MCITP or VCP strongly preferred
Thorough understanding of Microsoft Exchange messaging technology, including internet standards such as SMTP, IMAP, POP and MAPI
Experience with message hygiene products such as anti-spam and anti-virus
Previous experience with Microsoft SQL server
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process. Candidates are invited to provide a sample of a specification, design, or engineering document they have created. To apply, please go to: https://explorejobs.uml.edu/lowell/en-us/job/497249/systems-engineer-it
Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.
Only Internal Professional (SEIU 888 Professional Union) Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.