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Systems Administrator C
Job Description Summary
Join a growing, collegial, and bimodal department of motivated IT professionals with great facilities, a team environment, and excellent resources. Serve as Systems Administrator. Reporting to the Associate CIO, the Systems Administrator will participate fully as a member of the Systems Team and will specialize in Windows servers, endpoint management, application servers, cloud hosting, print services, storage management, and information security and networking.
The Systems Administrator will provide systems administration for both cloud and installed servers and applications. The Systems Administrator will also develop and lead efforts to transition legacy services and systems to cloud hosting, as well as develop security, business continuity and disaster recovery plans and services. The Systems Administrator will provide programming, scripts and technical expertise for a variety of Law School services.
Provide systems administration, account management, email routing, firewall administration, application servers, print servers, storage management, networking, programming, scripting and technical expertise.Â
Lead endpoint management strategy and operations for enterprise devices including Windows 10. Includes configuration, maintenance, management, and security of endpoints/applications using MS Endpoint Management (Intune and Defender ATP).Â Establish and manage process and controls related to change management of endpoints/policies.Â
Provide custom software development to automate systems administration tasks, monitor performance of networks, applications, and servers, and test for load balancing and fault tolerance.Â
Provide account administration and document lifecycle management such as provisioning, retention, archiving, permissions and auditing. Â
Manage and maintain cloud hosted and on-premise servers on various platforms including AWS, Azure, and VMWare. Provide security monitoring, patching, optimizing, configuration and backup/recovery.Â
Manage and extend M365 Enterprise full suite tenant. Support and continue development of enterprise cloud services including AWS and Azure hosting.Â
Serve as Penn Law's systems business continuity, disaster recovery and information security expert. Lead efforts; practice recovery; secure data and services.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.Â
Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of two yearsâ™ systems administration experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Â Key knowledge areas must include email routing, systems administration, network engineering, database administration, endpoint management, and information security with specific experience in:
Office 365 Enterprise Services
Windows 10 Management via MS Endpoint Manager. MS Intune, Defender ATP, Conditional Access, Desktop Analytics
Windows system administration
Azure Active Directory, Hybrid Active Directory Deployments
Database; Oracle and MS SQL Server
PowerShell, Python, Bash Shell
VMWare, AWS and Azure
Firewalls; Information Security
*When necessary, the Systems Administrator will work extended hours and occasional weekends; vacation may not be taken in August/September.
Please provide a cover letter along with your resume.
Working Conditions Office, library, computer room
Physical Effort Typically sitting at a desk or table
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
$50,684.00 - $138,391.00
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00019891
About University of Pennsylvania
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.