Systems Administrator at The Ohio State University

Systems Administrator at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
July 27, 2016
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

Duties and Responsibilities

This position provides system support and administration of equipment in a heterogeneous Unix and Microsoft (MS) Windows environment within the College of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) while managing and meeting compliance and reporting requirements of the university, college, departments and/or centers, as needed; works with a team of Systems Administrators and leads the IT planning, development and operations of the MS client computing and server infrastructure; installs and maintains systems security and integrity elements; configures and manages visualization and storage technologies; identifies and implements strategies and solutions to upgrade, assemble, set up and ensure integrity of day-to-day operations; resolves hardware and software related issues; installs, updates, and maintains third party software as needed for staff and faculty; manages student systems administrators; manages desktop services, user access and accounts on network; assists in auditing, inventory compilation and IT budget; creates internal requisitions, and monitors IT expenditures; compiles information and develops specifications for quotations in support of researchers and faculty; ensures all university, federal and state mandated programs are implemented and maintained; ensures all University and College policies are followed; adheres to Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) best practice framework in an effort to ensure the availability, security and performance of infrastructure systems and fulfillment of customer Service Level Agreements (SLAs).

Position Requirements

Desired Qualifications:

Ability to lift 25 pounds, climb stairs, and have good dexterity; experience with the administration of storage systems; experience with mobile device management using Microsoft Direct Access; experience with enterprise backup solution such as IBM Spectrum Protect; experience with formal Help Desk ticketing system; experience writing advanced PowerShell scripts; ability to provide technical guidance to less experienced peers; experience managing technical staff; industry certifications in one or more of the following: ITIL v3 Foundations, Microsoft MCSA or MCSE or MCP.

Required Experience

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in computer & information science or an equivalent combination of education and experience; Systems administration experience in a heterogeneous Unix and MS Windows environment; experience in advanced MS Windows server administration; experience using PC desktop management software such as SCCM to create and push images, update third-party packages and manage systems; experience managing operating system updates using WSUS; experience managing Active Directory Domains and using Group Policy; experience with the administration of virtual infrastructure.

Application deadline August 7, 2016.

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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.