The Windows Systems Administrator is responsible for maintaining all IWU Windows OS Servers (hardware and software) and Services in and outside of IWU’s domain. These services include; AD DS, firewalls, PowerShell scripting and CLI, Kerberos, CAS, user groups and GPO’s, patches and OS upgrades, DNS, DHCP, Radius, Samba, PKI and CA/Cert environments, web services and enterprise backup/restore procedures. Requires proficiency in managing virtualization, specifically vCenter and vsphere, in a clustered environment. This includes multiple datastores and SAN/NAS appliances. Must know how to investigate and remediate server/service issues from information gathered from various system alarms and log files. Requires exemplar analytical and communication skills to create documentation, reports and to represent IT in-group meetings. Building strong positive relationships and taking a lead position during projects that consists of other co-workers, administrative staff, faculty, students and various outside vendors is a must. The Director of Network and Infrastructure Services may assign other duties.
Install, operate and maintain Microsoft Server software and hardware. Installing updates and patches to MS Server software as well as troubleshooting and replacing failed hardware
Install and maintain IWU’s Active Directory Domain Services environment to include, but not limited to: AD, DHCP, DNS, PKI, Users and Groups, Group Policy (GPO), directory schema, and PKI/CA/Cert environment
Install, operate and maintain the VMWare hardware and software environment. Installing updates and patches to VMware and ESX software as well as troubleshooting and replacing failed hardware. Also required to make recommendations for the growth and usability of this environment
Install, maintain, operate and remediate issues associated with enterprise backup and replication systems. Troubleshoot and remediate failed backup jobs as well as recover data from these backups
Use communication skills to design and build reports, participate and have meaningful contributions to technical meetings, and construct intelligent and comprehensive documentation for Network Services technical archives
Continuously building relationships with other administrators, peers, and outside vendors during everyday operations as well as during major project engagements
Must maintain and become proficient in many other software applications, as required.
Promptly and effectively address and resolve customer issues. Utilize a helpdesk and related software to resolve questions and concerns of campus community.
Recruiting, training and managing part time student employees throughout the school year and fulltime student employees throughout the summer
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science preferred; experience and background would be evaluated and may substitute for educational requirement
Formal classroom training for MCSA or MS Domain Services is preferred; MCSA certification would ideal.
Strong knowledge of MS DS administration, MS Server administration, DNS, DHCP, Radius, AD, PowerShell, MS CLI, MS Firewalls, Kerberos, SAMBA, MS Domain users, groups and GPO’s, web services, backup systems, VPNs, PKI/CA environments and the ability to self start.
Ability to lift 50 pounds
Please download the application at www.iwu.edu/human-resources/Positions.html. Feel free to include a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. For full consideration, please submit application by May 27, 2020. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Illinois Wesleyan University Human Resources, Holmes 209 1312 N. Park Street Bloomington, IL 61701
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 309-556-1710 (please use cover sheet)
The final candidate will pass a pre-employment background investigation.