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Systems Analyst

Company: University of Texas Permian Basin
Location: Odessa
Posted on: January 23, 2023

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Systems Analyst

Information Technology Services


Job Description

The University of Texas Permian Basin's Information Technology Services (ITS) Department welcomes applications for the position of Systems Analyst.

REPORTS TO: Associate Director of the Digital Infrastructure Group

SALARY RANGE: $54,000.00 to $69,000.00, depending upon qualifications.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The Systems Analyst will join the IT group's infrastructure team and provide technical and administrative support for server infrastructure and related technologies.

1. Primary duties will include serving as the liaison between Microsoft support and campus users. 2. Will be the provisioning/de-provisioning of computer accounts for faculty, staff, students, and alumni in Active Directory and LDAP environments through Microsoft Identity Manager (or similar technology).
3. Maintaining the campus LDAP server environment, managing and configuring a Shibboleth Identity Provider server, and related integration with two-factor authentication services.
4. Overall responsibility for the operation and security of the Office 365 environment, including license management, synchronization to an on-premise environment, and management through the use of PowerShell.
5. Will also coordinate with team members to ensure a disaster recovery plan is in place and tested so that these critical resources are adequately protected.

The above statements are not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned by the Associate Director of the Digital Infrastructure Group.SCHEDULE:This is an exempt position, and your expected work schedule is Monday through Friday. As an exempt employee, your schedule may vary based on the number of hours needed to meet the job responsibilities. The individual holding this position will need to be available early morning, evening, and on weekends to meet the needs of the department.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:1. Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee performance. Once hired, the prospective employee must present documentation within three (3) days of the hire date to establish their identity and employment eligibility as required by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Employees must be able and willing to travel and perform duties away from campus as necessary and must be able to operate a licensed motor vehicle, have access to a dependable motor vehicle, and possess a valid state driver's license. Must have and maintain a satisfactory driver's record.

2. The University of Texas Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and persons from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

3. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

4. EOE, including disability/vets.

5. UTPB participates in e-Verify.

UNIVERSITY BENEFITS:1. UT Permian Basin offers an excellent compensation package including Heath, Retirement, & Fringe Benefits for employees.

2. Coverage includes Medical, Prescriptions, Life Insurance, AD&D, and matching retirement provided by UTPB for the employee.

3. You may also add Dental, Vision, Family, Spending Accounts, Additional Retirement, and a few other coverages as options too.

4. Fringe benefits include Tuition Reimbursement (after one year of service), Wellness Breaks, Employee Assistant Program (EAP), and meal deals, among other perks and discounts!

5. Our benefits package, along with an ample leave policy, make for a great total compensation package.

Required Qualifications

REQUIREMENT QUALIFICATIONS:1. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.
2. Minimum of 2 years of experience (4 preferred) with selecting, installing, configuring, and maintaining server hardware or similar equipment.
3. Experience performing problem diagnostics, troubleshooting, problem resolution, and championing new ideas and innovation.
4. Good understanding of general principles and concepts in server administration, server security, Active Directory, and networking.
5. Excellent communication skills with emphasis on the ability to communicate effectively through clear, concise delivery coupled with listening attentively, valuing others' perspectives, creating open dialogue in own areas of influence, and effectively conveying technical information to non-technical personnel.
6. Good writing skills with the ability to write with accuracy, simplicity, and completeness while providing an appropriate level of detail for the intended audience.
7. Ability to gain the confidence and trust of others through principled business ethics, high integrity, follow-through on commitments, and adherence to procedures.
8. Ability to establish relationships that enhance cooperation and collaboration.
9. Self-Motivated, demonstrating a strong sense of ownership and commitment to achieving goals and objectives by setting high standards for personal performance.
10. Ability to prioritize tasks and make progress on multiple projects simultaneously.
11. Should possess a general understanding of server and infrastructure technologies, including standard server hardware components, system security, Linux, and Windows operating systems.
12. Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment is required in addition to strong verbal and written communication skills.
13. Prior experience with server build and imaging processes, SAN administration, certificate authority management and administration, networking, PowerShell scripting, and disaster recovery planning is a plus.

Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:1. Experience providing enterprise-wide server and data center services for a global organization.

2. Working knowledge and experience with the following technologies and/or services: Microsoft server operating systems, Linux Operating systems, DHCP, IIS, SNMP, scripting, file sharing, network printing, Active Directory, and clustering.

3. Working with data storage technologies and methods.

4. Working knowledge and experience with PowerShell, scripting, and automation methods.

5. Working knowledge and experience with server/storage hardware and management tools.

6. Working knowledge and experience with certificate authorities.

7. Working knowledge and experience with cloud services.
8. Project management and presentation skills.

Physical Demands

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be physically able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The expectations listed below represent the skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

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Keywords: University of Texas Permian Basin, Midland , Systems Analyst, Professions , Odessa, Texas

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