University of Dayton — Senior Systems Admin CPS

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The Senior Systems Administrator – CPS position is an exciting opportunity to join the College of Arts and Sciences’ IT team. While this position reports to the IT Director for the College and is involved in various projects, its primary responsibility is to directly support the academics and research of the Department of Computer Science. This position will have a dedicated office located near to the Department of Computer Science in the brand-new, state-of-the-art Jessie S. Hathcock Hall.

Interest and enrollment in the Department of Computer Science has exploded in the past few years, and the department now offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science. Our Computer Science faculty recently have been awarded a number of prestigious grants. This position is responsible for developing, implementing, and supporting processes for new and exciting technologies critical to the success of Computer Science, including virtual and mixed reality, malware research, cyber security, and artificial intelligence. This position works closely with the Computer Science faculty and requires the ability to quickly learn the fundamentals of new and upcoming technologies. Qualified candidates will be able to read, write, and debug programs written in programming languages such as Python, C++, and Java. This position also requires the ability to support various flavors of Windows, Linux, and macOS and software applications in classrooms, computer labs, research labs, and faculty/staff offices.

At the University of Dayton, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • Two years’ experience in software development team role or two years in IT customer support services
  • Proven ability to learn new concepts quickly
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s of Science in Computer Science or a related degree
  • Two years’ experience programming (e.g. Python, C/C++, Java) and scripting (e.g. AppleScript, PowerShell, shell scripts) in software development team role
  • Two years’ experience provisioning and administering Windows, Linux, and/or macOS workstations and servers
  • Two years in IT customer support services
  • Five years relevant professional experience
  • Experience troubleshooting first level network connectivity, printing, and hardware issues
  • Experience in higher education environment
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated and successful experience working with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to a Catholic and Marianist work environment

Proposed Closing Date: August 25, 2021

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.