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Posted: 3/10/2020
Job Status: Full Time

Job Description

Senior Server Administrator
Arizona State University
CANES Identity Management Engr
Campus: Tempe

Job Description:
ASU, the largest state university and also recognized for the last 5 years in a row by US News and World Report as the most innovative university, is committed to maintaining the most dynamic and productive learning experience in all of higher education. The University Technology Office (UTO) is at the forefront of developing IT platforms and tools that add value to the student experience. As part of the UTO, the Server Administrator will contribute to the effective development, deployment and management of platforms that support University community. In addition to this opportunity, UTO offers a fast-paced, energetic, technically rich environment with many opportunities for advancement.

The CANES group of the University Technology Office is seeking a qualified candidate for a Server Administrator Sr. level position to assist with management of the ASU enterprise server environment.

Salary Range:
Depends on experience

Close Date:

Essential Duties:
Responsible for designing, implementing, maintaining and troubleshooting the infrastructure and application layers related to the deployment of applications in an enterprise environment.
Responsible for maintaining system security, identifying and correcting security related incidents, and establishing processes and procedures to enhance system security, where appropriate.
Candidate will participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation cycle.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or closely related field AND six (6) years experience in server/network administration; virtual network; server security administration, OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications:
Experience supporting Windows 2016/2019 operating systems in production environments
Experience working with virtualization hypervisor technologies
Experience designing the infrastructure for and supporting Windows Active Directory, Windows 2016/2019
Experience with cloud environments mainly Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Experience in building/designing/deploying/managing systems or applications in AWS
Experience with scripting and automation of tasks and/or services
SQL 2017 experience including installation, configuration of the infrastructure environments for Database Administrators
Experience in deployment of servers via Hypervisor, Nutanix AHV is preferred
Experience in DNS, network protocol troubleshooting
Experience in documentation for the team

Working Environment:
Activities are primarily performed in a regular, climate controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, standing, walking.
Frequent physical demands may include working in cramped and close surroundings subject to exposure to electrical connections.
Visual acuity and manual dexterity associated with daily use of desktop computer; bending, stooping, reaching, lifting and pushing objects of varying weights up to 50 pounds.
Ability to clearly communicate verbally in English, read, write, see, and hear to perform essential duties.
Regular review of completed tasks.

Department Statement:
The University Technology Office embraces its role as both an enabler and catalyst for advancing the vision and work of the New American University. We are a values-driven organization. Our commitments are reflected in all of the work we do in pursuit of operational excellence, the experience and delight of our community, and our strategic and innovation initiatives. Applicant must be eligible to work in the United States; ASU UTO will not be a sponsor for this position.

ASU Statement:
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

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Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

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Employment Verification Statement:
ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement:
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Fingerprint Check Statement:
This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply:
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.

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