Senior / Systems Administrator - Virtualization

University of Iowa Health Care Information Systems

Job Reference #: #20003872 and #20003876

This Professional & Scientific position will be filled as either a Systems Administrator or Senior Systems Administrator based on candidate qualifications and interview evaluation.  To express interest for consideration at both levels, please apply to both requisitions.

 

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Health Care Information Systems is seeking a Senior/Systems Administrator to participate/be responsible for the setup, maintenance and administration of a variety of enterprise Virtualization Services. The position requires an individual who has demonstrated technical prowess in a 500+ server, 1,000+ user environment and who can lead the implementation of multiple projects while working with other groups in IT and across the enterprise.  This individual must troubleshoot and resolve complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.  This person must also network with key contacts outside their own area of expertise for issue identification & resolution.

 

System Administrator:

Pay Grade: https://hr.uiowa.edu/pay/pay-plans/professional-and-scientific-pay-structure-b

Salary: $55,000 to commensurate – 4B

The University of Iowa offers a generous benefits package, including 24 days paid vacation per year to start and paid sick leave. Complete information regarding the full benefits package may be viewed at: https://hr.uiowa.edu/benefits/fpsm.

Percent of Time:  100% 

Staff Type: Professional & Scientific

Type of Position: Regular 

Education Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in MIS, Computer Science, or related degree; or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field.

Experience Requirements

  • Typically 3-5 years of experience in IT systems infrastructure development.
  • A minimum of 3 years virtualization administration experience including vSphere, VCenter, vMotion and vRealize.
  • Technically fluent in server hardware and Operating Systems and IIS, MS SQL and File Services.
  • Basic knowledge with remote management tools, scripting, server clustering, system backups, and/or software and operating system patch management.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to effectively document procedures and instructions.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Hands-on experience with one or more hypervisor technologies.

Desired Qualifications

  • Support of block and file storage technologies and protocols
  • Understanding of networking technologies
  • Proficient in programming with a scripting language such as PowerShell
  • Familiar with server hardening methodologies and practical implementation experience.
  • Knowledge of Hybrid, Cloud and Multi-cloud strategies and governance for such vendors as Microsoft Azure, AWS and IBM Cloud.

 

Senior Systems Administrator:

Pay Grade: https://hr.uiowa.edu/pay/pay-plans/professional-and-scientific-pay-structure-b

Salary: $70,000 to commensurate – 5B

The University of Iowa offers a generous benefits package, including 24 days paid vacation per year to start and paid sick leave. Complete information regarding the full benefits package may be viewed at: https://hr.uiowa.edu/benefits/fpsm.

Percent of Time:  100%

Staff Type: Professional & Scientific

Type of Position: Regular 

Education Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in MIS, Computer Science, or related degree; or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field.

Experience Requirements

  • Typically 5-7 years of experience in IT systems infrastructure development.
  • A minimum of 5 years virtualization administration experience including vSphere, VCenter, vMotion and vRealize.
  • Technically fluent in server hardware and Operating Systems and IIS, MS SQL and File Services.
  • Practical experience with remote management tools, scripting, server clustering, system backups, and/or software and operating system patch management.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail with strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Ability to effectively document procedures and instructions.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Hands-on experience with one or more hypervisor technologies.
  • Support of block and file storage technologies and protocols
  • Support of networking technologies
  • Familiar with server hardening methodologies and practical implementation experience.

Desired Qualifications

  • Proficient in programming with a scripting language such as PowerShell
  • Knowledge of Hybrid, Cloud and Multi-cloud strategies and governance for such vendors as Microsoft Azure, AWS and IBM Cloud.

 

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

 

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background and credential check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

 

To apply for this position visit our website by clicking apply now and search job listings by the Information Technology category, requisition #20003872 and #20003876.

 

Competitive salary and outstanding fringe benefits.  Applicant credentials subject to verification.   The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

 

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Application Instructions:

In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly addresses how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.  A cover letter is desired as part of the application process.

Job ID: 72040

Posted 28 days ago

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