Full Time Systems Infrastructure Specialist in Eugene at University of Oregon

Systems Infrastructure Specialist

University of Oregon

Location: Eugene
Industry: Jobs, Education
Type: Full Time

Job no: 521191
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Information Technology, Computer and Information Science
Department: Information Services
Classification: Oper Systems-Network Analyst
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $22.04 – $40.91 per hour
FTE: 1.0

Review of Applications Begins
Position closes on October 12, 2017

Department Summary
Information Services (IS) is the central information technology unit for the University of Oregon. IS provides and supports campus-wide services in the areas of technology support, enterprise applications, middleware, information security, systems and operations, and data networking and telecommunications. IS also includes the Advanced Network Technology Center and works closely with the Network for Education and Research in Oregon.
The University of Oregon was established in 1876. It offers a breadth and depth of curricula through its 270 academic programs and provides the opportunity to work at a respected research university with a strong holistic, liberal arts foundation. The UO also has a history of political and social involvement that embraces diverse beliefs, cultures, and values, and it is committed to environmental responsibility.

Eugene is the home of the University of Oregon. Located in the lush Willamette Valley, Eugene is well-known for outdoor pursuits like running, cycling, rafting, and fishing, as well as arts, music, crafts, brewing, wine-making, and community-supported agriculture. With branches in Portland and on the Oregon coast, the UO is deeply connected to Oregon’s natural and cultural treasures.

Position Summary
Information Services (IS) at the University of Oregon (UO) integrates and supports enterprise applications for the University; this position will provide expertise in configuration, support of Microsoft based servers and software systems for the University of Oregon.

Reporting to the Director of Enterprise Systems, the Systems Infrastructure Specialist will be part of a team devoted to installation, configuration, and maintenance of miscellaneous Windows applications focusing on Microsoft and other commercial application platforms.

The position does not directly supervise any employees, however, the individual is responsible for delegating work to and accepting technical work from members of the Systems and Operations team. The position is also responsible for developing repeatable procedures for Operations staff to follow.

The position will participate in both formal and informal procurement and other decision making with financial implications. The position will have minimal budget authority.

Work Schedule
This position is expected to participate in the Systems team on-call rotation.

Minimum Requirements
This classification requires a basic foundation of knowledge in operating systems programs, maintenance, systems administration, and network systems that would normally be obtained through a bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science, engineering mathematics, telecommunications or a related technical field, or equivalent technical training and/or experience.

Professional Competencies
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a technical team
• Application administration experience with primary responsibilities to maintain critical applications and infrastructure
• Systems automation; ability to automate repetitive tasks and identify solutions to streamline daily operations
• Strong multi-tasking skills

Preferred Qualifications
• Knowledge of Linux operating systems, maintenance, administration, and networking
• Windows server systems administration experience in a production environment with demonstrated increasing responsibility
• Demonstrated experience implementing and maintaining information technology security best practices.
• Demonstrated experience writing new scripts to automate complex repetitive tasks
• Demonstrated knowledge in systems automation, capacity planning, and documentation
• Experience with Microsoft SQL Server database administration
• Experience with McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator or other enterprise antivirus solutions
• Experience with secure support platforms like Bomgar and LogMeIn
• Experience participating in common project management concepts and practices
• Experience with scalable monitoring and out of band server management technologies including Nagios, Zabbix, SCOM, and Dell OpenManage
• Experience with ITSM/ITIL concepts including Incident and Change Management

FLSA Exempt: No

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://police.uoregon.edu/annual-report.

Advertised: 28 Sep 2017 Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: 12 Oct 2017 Pacific Daylight Time

Application Guidelines:

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications will be reviewed based on the information submitted on the applicant’s application with education and work history along with any other request documentation ( i.e supplemental questions, transcripts, etc.) Your application must clearly show how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

Any applications missing the above documents/information may be considered incomplete.

If you would like to view the complete position description including the duties please send an email to haddock@uoregon.edu and reference the job title and job number in the subject line.

Salary: $22.04 - $40.91 per hour
Application Link: http://careers.uoregon.edu/cw/en-us/job/521191/systems-infrastructure-specialist