The Point Loma Nazarene University community is, and intends to be, a decidedly Christian community, as exhibited by our shared beliefs, corporate practices, and Christlike character.
We are looking for a candidate who has a high level of PC and Mac troubleshooting knowledge at the desktop level and is ready to push into enterprise administration. You will be working directly in the infrastructure team with experienced system administrators, network administrators, and systems/cloud/security Architects. The expectations are high, but the reward is that you will have the opportunity to learn and work closely in all areas of enterprise IT with very knowledgeable teams members in a collaborative, team-oriented, hard-working environment. This position will also provide secondary assistance to the Security Architect in various projects that may involve security analysis, planning, incident response, implementation, and documentation.
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, independent in researching and learning new technologies, hungry to learn, very adaptable, able to multitask, organized in task and project management, with strong problem-solving skills, possessing a strong work ethic, and can take feedback and direction easily.
Provide tier 3 support on escalated issues from User Support (Help Desk/Computer Technician) team.
Assist in maintaining and updating the desktop infrastructure through centralized management consoles (SCCM and JAMF).
Creating and test application and OS images for deployment into the enterprise with SCCM and JAMF.
Creating and testing application packages and OS images for deployment into the enterprise
Report and manage compliance levels with OS and 3rd party patch management for the enterprise fleet.
Assist in supporting and maintaining the virtualized desktop infrastructure (VDI) using VMWare Horizon.
Assist in maintaining network and wireless infrastructure, including equipment troubleshooting, replacements, upgrades.
Help in setup, maintenance, and monitoring of enterprise infrastructure, responding to issues as needed.
Assist with software installation, maintenance, and upgrades with OS X, Windows Server, and Linux-based systems.
Assist in maintaining infrastructure in various cloud platforms, such as Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and other SaaS/PaaS/IaaS solutions.
Responsible for maintaining and monitoring daily tasks within the enterprise backup infrastructure, including archiving and recovery of user data.
Work with the hardware and software support vendors to perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware/software upgrades, and failure repair.
Assist in user configuration requests pertaining to the VoIP infrastructure.
Work with other ITS staff members to evaluate new systems and technologies to improve the IT services offered by the ITS department.
Provide tier three Help Center support and problem resolution (systems and network issues).
On-call shift rotations to monitor the university’s infrastructure and provide after-hours support for ITS User Support and other university users.
Create and maintain documentation for various systems and services.
Help create a culture of inclusion and innovation that facilitates teamwork, knowledge sharing, and collaboration.
Assist in performing risk assessments and testing of data processing systems and procedures.
Assist with security incident response and mitigation.
Assist with troubleshooting and maintain security solutions (AV, IDS, SIEM), data encryption and other security measures.
All other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or the equivalent 5 years of work experience in advance troubleshooting and management of PC and Mac desktops preferred.
Has some experience with Windows Server and Linux OS is preferred.
Experience using scripting/programming languages (such as PowerShell, bash, or Python) for system management tasks a plus.
Strong work ethic that will be demonstrated by coming into work on time, organized in knowing your priorities, strong time management, problem-solving skills and willingness to tackle any project or task assigned.
Certifications A+, Network +, Security +, VMWare (VCP) and Microsoft (MCSE) is desired.
Ability to complete routine tasks independently and with little supervision.
Ability to communicate and exercise important human relations skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the PLNU community.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS The work is primarily sedentary and may require sitting for extended periods of time. Use of computer equipment: computer keyboard, mouse, and monitor. Vision to read documents, e-mail and other correspondence, and reports on paper and computer monitor. Hearing and speaking to communicate effectively with others in person and by phone. Will also stand, stoop, push, pull, and lift up to 10 lbs throughout the day.
Point Loma Nazarene University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices or procedures. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide quality educational and employment opportunities, PLNU actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.
At Point Loma Nazarene University, academics, faith, and community are all vital. Students benefit from this balanced approach to education and leave PLNU prepared to think, act, and contribute to the world. In addition to more than 60 undergraduate areas of study, PLNU offers graduate program regional centers throughout Southern California. PLNU serves more than 3,500 students.PLNU is a community committed to calling. As a result of our mission to provide whole-person education in the context of our Christian faith, our faculty and staff are known for their excellence, regardless of their responsibilities or field.We believe God calls all of us to participate in bringing about His Kingdom in a unique and deeply personal way. We also believe in pursuing calling together. Excellent work and meaningful relationships all belong to what we call vocation. Being part of a community full of individuals engaged in the same endeavor will set you up for a lifetime of weaving calling into who you are and everything you ever do.Be part of something meaningful. Discover and cultivate your true potential. Be part of Point Loma Nazarene University.