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Systems Administrator II

Posted: January 12, 2022
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Company Description

The Systems Administrator II administers complex and specialized systems including planning, configuration, advanced troubleshooting, analysis and maintenance with a focus on enabling cutting-edge teaching and research activities. In addition, the Systems Administrator II leads projects and participates in complex projects. The Systems Administrator II works closely with other technical and IT leadership staff providing high-level guidance, mentoring and training which includes the development of other technical employees.

Knowledge of systems administration principles
Knowledge with IT service management practices
Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose hardware and software issues
Ability to pick up new skills and understand new environments quickly
Ability to provide training to all levels
Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet goals and deadlines
Ability to communicate and cooperate effectively with colleagues and users in a diverse environment
Ability to work both independently and as a team member

Experience working with virtualization, containerization, scripting, monitoring, and automation technologies;
supporting common server and client operating systems applications, and their configuration;
contributing to projects with multiple people and working on multiple projects simultaneously

Associate's degree and four (4) or more years of relevant professional work experience required.
Relevant combinations of education, training and experience will be considered.
Bachelor’s degree and experience within higher education preferred.

Why Rensselaer? Our dynamic global community of changemakers includes some of the world’s leading researchers, students, alumni, and faculty who ask the important questions and devise the scientific and technological innovations that make the world a better place for all of humanity. Nestled on a beautiful 275-acre campus in upstate NY, Rensselaer is home to five schools, 32 research centers, three makerspaces, an observatory, and one of the world’s fastest supercomputers.

Rensselaer faculty and alumni include more than 145 National Academy members, six members of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, six National Medal of Technology winners, five National Medal of Science winners, # astronauts, and a Nobel Prize winner in Physics. With nearly 200 years of experience advancing scientific and technological knowledge, Rensselaer remains focused on addressing global challenges with a spirit of ingenuity and collaboration. To learn more, please visit www.rpi.edu.

Are you ready to change the world? Apply now!

Description

The Systems Administrator II administers complex and specialized systems including planning, configuration, advanced troubleshooting, analysis and maintenance with a focus on enabling cutting-edge teaching and research activities. In addition, the Systems Administrator II leads projects and participates in complex projects. The Systems Administrator II works closely with other technical and IT leadership staff providing high-level guidance, mentoring and training which includes the development of other technical employees.

Skills

Knowledge of systems administration principles
Knowledge with IT service management practices
Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose hardware and software issues
Ability to pick up new skills and understand new environments quickly
Ability to provide training to all levels
Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet goals and deadlines
Ability to communicate and cooperate effectively with colleagues and users in a diverse environment
Ability to work both independently and as a team member

Experience working with virtualization, containerization, scripting, monitoring, and automation technologies;
supporting common server and client operating systems applications, and their configuration;
contributing to projects with multiple people and working on multiple projects simultaneously

Education

Associate's degree and four (4) or more years of relevant professional work experience required.
Relevant combinations of education, training and experience will be considered.
Bachelor’s degree and experience within higher education preferred.

Company Description

Why Rensselaer? Our dynamic global community of changemakers includes some of the world’s leading researchers, students, alumni, and faculty who ask the important questions and devise the scientific and technological innovations that make the world a better place for all of humanity. Nestled on a beautiful 275-acre campus in upstate NY, Rensselaer is home to five schools, 32 research centers, three makerspaces, an observatory, and one of the world’s fastest supercomputers.

Rensselaer faculty and alumni include more than 145 National Academy members, six members of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, six National Medal of Technology winners, five National Medal of Science winners, # astronauts, and a Nobel Prize winner in Physics. With nearly 200 years of experience advancing scientific and technological knowledge, Rensselaer remains focused on addressing global challenges with a spirit of ingenuity and collaboration. To learn more, please visit www.rpi.edu.

Are you ready to change the world? Apply now!

Position Overview

Company

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Location

Troy, NY

Job Type

Full time

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Position Details

Description

The Systems Administrator II administers complex and specialized systems including planning, configuration, advanced troubleshooting, analysis and maintenance with a focus on enabling cutting-edge teaching and research activities. In addition, the Systems Administrator II leads projects and participates in complex projects. The Systems Administrator II works closely with other technical and IT leadership staff providing high-level guidance, mentoring and training which includes the development of other technical employees.

Skills and Experience

Knowledge of systems administration principles
Knowledge with IT service management practices
Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose hardware and software issues
Ability to pick up new skills and understand new environments quickly
Ability to provide training to all levels
Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet goals and deadlines
Ability to communicate and cooperate effectively with colleagues and users in a diverse environment
Ability to work both independently and as a team member

Experience working with virtualization, containerization, scripting, monitoring, and automation technologies;
supporting common server and client operating systems applications, and their configuration;
contributing to projects with multiple people and working on multiple projects simultaneously

Education

Associate's degree and four (4) or more years of relevant professional work experience required.
Relevant combinations of education, training and experience will be considered.
Bachelor’s degree and experience within higher education preferred.

Company Description

Why Rensselaer? Our dynamic global community of changemakers includes some of the world’s leading researchers, students, alumni, and faculty who ask the important questions and devise the scientific and technological innovations that make the world a better place for all of humanity. Nestled on a beautiful 275-acre campus in upstate NY, Rensselaer is home to five schools, 32 research centers, three makerspaces, an observatory, and one of the world’s fastest supercomputers.

Rensselaer faculty and alumni include more than 145 National Academy members, six members of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, six National Medal of Technology winners, five National Medal of Science winners, # astronauts, and a Nobel Prize winner in Physics. With nearly 200 years of experience advancing scientific and technological knowledge, Rensselaer remains focused on addressing global challenges with a spirit of ingenuity and collaboration. To learn more, please visit www.rpi.edu.

Are you ready to change the world? Apply now!

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