The University of Vermont

The University of Vermont

Senior Systems Engineer

United States

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Position Details

Advertising/Posting Title Senior Systems Engineer

Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. Posting Summary

The Senior Systems Engineer is a senior level IT position with a high-impact technical role focused on ensuring LCOM's information technology environment is following operational requirements for security, performance, reliability, and scalability. This position's primary responsibility is to coordinate with engineers, software developers and systems analysts to design and implement effective solutions that meet requirements for functionality and integration with existing components. Manage development, testing and support of software and other computer systems technologies to ensure compliance with operational requirements for security, performance, reliability, and scalability. Support development and implementation of new technologies within a complex systems environment by advising on design concepts and changes, implementation strategies and deployment timelines. Support lower-level IT personnel to facilitate well-organized and efficient planning and implementation of computer systems. Create thorough documentation records of design specifications and instructional manuals as necessary to enable all computer systems personnel and end users to interact correctly and effectively with hardware and software systems.

The position must develop and leverage a deep understanding of LCOM's information ecosystem in order to design systems and workflows that support the unique mission of a medical college. The engineer must exercise discretion and judgment while maintaining the security of university information, protecting individuals' privacy, and educating constituents. Given the sensitivity of the information and access required to dispatch their duties, the incumbent must acknowledge and faithfully execute a duty to maintain strict confidentiality.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Bachelor's degree in technology or a related field and four to five years computer networking and systems management or related experience required. Expert proficiency in the technical concepts underpinning internet-connected enterprise services required. Expertise programming in languages popular for orchestration/automation (e.g., PowerShell, KQL, SQL). Effective written and verbal communication skills. Effective interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work and manage projects in a collaborative, cross-departmental, team environment. Proven problem-solving, analytical, and decision-making skills required. Demonstrated ability to evaluate risks, costs, and benefits of security measures.

Desirable Qualifications

Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Windows Server operating system, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Active Directory, Endpoint management systems, NetApp storage systems, VMware ESX and NSX virtualization products, Amazon Web Services highly desirable.

Other Information Special Conditions Bargaining unit position, External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees, This position is eligible for a hybrid schedule with an option to split time between campus and elsewhere, in accordance with the university telecommuting policy, Background Check required for this position FLSA Exempt Payband Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 60870.00 Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 115660.00 Staff Hiring Band Union Position Yes, UVMSU ($20 minimum hourly rate)

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

Job Open Date 04/11/2023

Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.) Open Until Filled Yes

Position Information

Position Title Information Tech Professnl Sr

Posting Number S4259PO Department COM Information Systems/55006 Position Number 017343 Employee FTE 1.0 Employee Term 12

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    Senior Systems Engineer


    The University of Vermont


    United States


    May 25, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type



    Computer Science,Engineering

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