Jr. Systems Administrator - American International College in Springfield Massachusetts

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American International College

Springfield, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Reporting to the Sr. Network Administrator, the Jr. Systems Administrator, responsibilities will include:

  • Virtual Environment Administration- Install, configure and deploy servers. Utilize Vcenter to monitor and maintain virtual hosts and servers. Monitor and maintain storage usage and capacity.

  • Install and configure server applications. Monitor and restart application services as needed. Work with departments and vendors to configure and implement new server applications.

  • Active Directory Administration- Configure and maintain user accounts. Configure authentication for other systems.

  • Review, modify and maintain systems backup strategy. Monitor, maintain and test system backups.

  • Email Administration- Monitor and maintain email system and spam filter. Configure user accounts. Monitor user licenses.

  • Maintain hardware warranties and hardware/software support licenses.

  • Monthly system patches and upgrades. Critical security upgrades when necessary.

  • Draft and implement new policies with Supervisor. Create Standard Operating Procedures for cross-training.

  • Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Preferred Degree(s): coursework in computer science or relevant field.

  • Required Field of Expertise: technical support and systems administration.

  • Strong system troubleshooting, analysis and documentation required.

  • Experience with incident management frameworks and best practices in system maintenance.

  • Required Training/Cert: A++ or similar

  • Preferred Training/Cert: MCSA / MCSE

  • Proficiency with VMWare, Active Directory and virtual environment backup technologies.

  • Ability to deploy, maintain and support server operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Linux and Apple OS X Server, Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2010/2013.

  • About AIC

    American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

    To Apply

    Qualified applicants should electronically submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references via this online application:

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    AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Keyword Phrases

    • Jr. Systems Administrator
    • Higher dedication
    • Diversity of our community
    • Student-centered
    • Network/System Administration
    Employment Type:Administrative Staff
    Degree Required: Not Specified
    Experience: See Job Description
    Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
    Salary: Not Specified
    Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
    Application Requirements: CV/Resume
    Cover Letter