The Systems Administrator's role is to manage and performance-tune UNCWs core infrastructure, including the VMware environment, the physical server and storage infrastructure, and a variety of cloud environments to ensure high levels of availability and security for the supported business applications. This individual also participates in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure that UNCW core infrastructure provisioning and maintenance is consistent with university goals, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field and two to four years of technical experience or an Associate degree in similar fields with seven years of technical experience.
Experience maintaining and patching vCenter environment including ESXi hosts and vCenter appliances.
Two or more years using VMware infrastructure components including vCenter, ESXi, and vRealize Operations.
2 or more years of experience using and maintaining hyperconverged infrastructure such as Nutanix.
Experience with Horizon or similar VDI environment.
History of security-focused designs and deployments.
Strong customer support skills.
Familiarity with Active Directory, group-based permissions, group policies, and principal of least-privilege.
Good written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field and 5+ years of progressive technical experience.
Experience remediating vulnerabilities in Data Center environment
Experience deploying and managing equipment at a remote datacenter.
Cloud computing experience.
Knowledge of networking infrastructures, including LAN, WAN, IPSec tunnels, etc.
Experience deploying systems in accordance with IT governance policies.
Required Certifications or Licensure:
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit:
Infrastructure & Operations Services is responsible for the planning, installation, management, and support of UNCW's central computing and storage infrastructure, in addition to its voice and data networks. This includes the infrastructure supporting advanced research computing, distance education, and other academic initiatives. Network Communications including telecommunications, networking infrastructure, both wired and wireless, firewalls, and VoIP.
Information Technology Services is an innovative organization committed to providing a technologically progressive environment for students, faculty and staff. We are dedicated to lead, to collaborate and to support with cost effective services that promote the mission of our university.
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At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.
About The University of North Carolina at Wilmington
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.