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Systems Administrator

University/Agency: Illinois State University
Civil Service Classification: Information Technology Technical Associate
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Posting Duration: 5/14/2019 - 5/16/2019
Probation Period: 12 months

Job Description

To assist in the administration of both physical and virtual servers, including but not limited to; re-platforming of servers with operating systems that are near end of life, coordination with University IT units, and developing automated processes for managing and maintaining the server life-cycle.

This position will leverage an understanding of automation technologies to introduce and implement solutions to improve current processes and procedures in regards to systems administration. Working heavily within scripting languages and playbooks.


1. Any combination totaling two years from the following categories:
a. Progressively more responsible work experience in IT-related profession
b. College course work in Information Technology (IT), IT Management, or a closely related discipline, as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent:
- 60 semester hours or Associate's Degree equals one year
- 90-120 semester hours or Bachelor's Degree equals two years

2. Active working experience in server Systems Administration specifically with Microsoft Windows Server and Linux (Red Hat Enterprise Linux).

3. Demonstrated experience working with internal and external teams to develop, implement and maintain hardware, software, and services.

4. If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.


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Contact Information

University/Agency: Illinois State University
   Department/College: Human Resources
Contact: Jill Smith
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