The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Systems Administrator II

Hiring department ITS Systems
Monthly salary $4,583 - $5,416
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-08-23-01-9316
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Under general supervision, this person will provide technical leadership to and share administrative control and responsibility for a team responsible for business critical systems and services for various academic and administrative departments at The University of Texas at Austin.

Essential Functions

The primary function of this position is to provide technical and project leadership to teams which document, plan, and execute maintenance and changes for business-critical systems. Changes are motivated by reconciling the data collected through the other essential functions of this position. Audit hardware, operating system, application, and service logs or consoles. Audit equipment loads and software performance. Manage security, firewall, anti-malware, and backup systems to maintain appropriate data confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Maintain and share knowledge of current technologies including software versions and hardware revisions. Maintain and share knowledge of emerging technologies, vulnerabilities, attack vectors, and countermeasures. Prepare and maintain system documentation including disaster recovery materials, licenses, warranties, contracts, inventories, life cycle plans, project plans and customer road maps. Ensure compliance with policies and configuration guidelines. Communicate with customers and colleagues through phone calls, voice mail, email, presentations, and publications. Advise customers on business processes, systems, and planning in the near-term and long-term, as indicated.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Provides technical and project leadership in one or more functional teams within the same area and training to junior staff. Assumes responsibility to lead multiple staff in resolution complex issues. Relies on experience and proficiency to plan and accomplish goals. Ability to learn university system. Systems administration training and experience administering Windows servers. Three or more years of professional experience administering Windows servers. Must be able to independently troubleshoot Windows, and network problems. Must write documentation for a technical audience describing problem, solution, and work efforts in various scenarios. Demonstrated experience in leading different technical projects. Excellent customer focus and interpersonal skills. Implements solutions to problems of diverse scope in specific areas, including data analysis to identify root cause and contributing factors. Demonstrates independent and correct judgment to perform all actions within job function. Assists in the development and implementation of standard operating procedures. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

One or more years of professional experience Linux Server installation and administration.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Work performed on concurrent multiple projects under pressure of rigid deadlines or time limitations. May require occasional extended work hours or on-call obligations.

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