Specialist V/VI, Information Technology-VMware Systems Engineer (VDI)
Department: Office of Information Technology Admin
Position Summary: **THE CLOSE DATE FOR THIS POSITION HAS BEEN EXTENDED**
Essential functions include but are not limited to: Perform system administration of VMware Virtual Desktop infrastructure and associated technologies, including the installation, configuration and upgrade of hardware, operating systems and software defined datacenter infrastructure.
Develop, monitor and maintain system software and utility programs
Experience with administration of VMware datacenter and EUC products including VMware ESXi, VMware Virtual Center, VMware Horizon 7.x, (VMware User Environment Manger, App Volumes, vSAN, View Connection Server, Unified Access Gateway, NSX, and other EUC tools).
Experience with scripting languages using VMWare VSphere CLI, Powershell, and Ansible playbooks to develop automation routines for administration and maintenance tasks. Experience with system administration of file and print services in multi-tenant environments.
Experience with Thin Client hardware and technology.
The position requires excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Perform on-call support evenings, weekends and holidays on a rotating basis.
Auburn residents overwhelmingly rate the city as a great place to live, work and raise children, but don't just take their word for it. Forbes has consistently ranked Auburn on its lists for Best Places to Retire and Best Small Places for Business and Careers. Auburn City Schools have consistently been ranked among the top public school systems in the state and nation.
Auburn University is committed to providing a comprehensive employee benefits package that attracts and retains talent to further the University's mission and contributes to the personal and financial well-being of employees and their families. Employee Benefits include: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Care, Cancer Insurance, Life Insurance/Personal Accident Coverage, Disability Group & Supplemental Plans, Flexible Spending Account Plan, and Mandatory and Voluntary Retirement Plans, Auburn University Federal Credit Union, Bookstore Discounts, Tiger Perks discounts on dining, shopping and entertainment, Travel Assistance (Domestic and International), and Educational Improvements for Employees and Dependents.
Minimum Qualifications: **THE CLOSE DATE FOR THIS POSITION HAS BEEN EXTENDED**
An IT Specialist V must have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a minimum of four (4) years of directly applicable experience. The salary range for this level is $63K to $73K.
An IT Specialist VI must have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a minimum of seven (7) years of directly applicable experience. The salary range for this level is $70K to $80K.
The successful candidate will be a self motivated person who is capable of performing assigned duties with limited supervision and possesses exceptional creativity and advanced interpersonal communication skills.
Candidate must meet eligibility requirements for work in the U.S. by the employment date.
Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment site and attach the following: cover letter, resume and professional references. Only complete applications will be selected for consideration.
Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer and committed to building an inclusive and diverse community.
Desired Qualifications: Preferred Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Software Engineering or related field.
VMware VCP, VCAP, or VCDX Certification
Demonstrated experience gathering and validating design requirements for VMware environments
Experience Managing Nvidia GPU resources for in physical and virtual environments.
Requisition No.: 28176 Close Date: 03-18-2019
The "Close Date" indicates the date after which applications may no longer be received. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Refer to the above Requisition # and apply on-line at:
on any computer with Internet access. If you need any assistance, contact Auburn University's Department of Human Resources at (334) 844-4145 or your local state employment service distribution system office. Internet Access is also available through your public library.
Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability employer.