The University of Texas Permian Basin invites applicants for the position of IT Systems Analyst in the Information Resources Division. Reporting to the Associate Director of Technology, the successful candidate will join the group’s infrastructure team and provide technical and administrative support for server infrastructure and related technologies. Primary duties will include serving as the liaison between Microsoft support and campus users, the provisioning/de-provisioning of computer accounts for faculty, staff, students, and alumni in Active Directory and LDAP environments through the use of Microsoft Identify Manager (or similar technology), maintaining the campus LDAP server environment, managing and configuring a Shibboleth Identity Provider server and related integration with two-factor authentication services, and 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. The Systems Analyst will also coordinate with team members to ensure disaster recovery plan is in place and tested, so that these critical resources are adequately protected.
All applicants should possess a general understanding of server and infrastructure technologies including standard server hardware components, system security, and Windows operating systems. The ability to collaborate and work in a team environment is required in addition to strong verbal and written communication skills. 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.
General Responsibilities: • Provisioning/de-provisioning of computer accounts for faculty, staff, students, and alumni • Maintenance of the campus LDAP server environment • Management and configuration of a Shibboleth Identity Provider server and related integration with two-factor authentication services • Operation and security of the Office 365 environment including license management • Building servers and imaging processes • Managing SAN • Certificate authority management and administration • Basic Networking • Other duties, as assigned
HOW TO APPLY:
All applicants must submit a UTPB electronic application in order to be considered.
Please include all required documents with your submission.
Unofficial transcripts of all college work are acceptable for purposes of the application. Official transcripts are required upon hire.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, which includes a broad range of employee benefits and a generous retirement program (TRS). We invite you to learn more about us at: www.utpb.edu.
UT–Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. UTPB does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation in employment or in the provision of services. Women and underrepresented group members are encouraged to apply.
UTPB participates in e-Verify.
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field • Minimum of four (4) years of relevant experience; a Master’s degree in Computer Science with a relevant background may be considered – or, fifteen (15) years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree • Experience performing problem diagnostics, troubleshooting, problem resolution, and championing new ideas and innovation •Good understanding of general principles and concepts in server administration, server security, Active Directory, and networking • 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 • Good writing skills with the ability to write with accuracy, simplicity, and completeness while providing an appropriate level of detail for the intended audience • Ability to gain the confidence and trust of others through principled business ethics, high integrity, follow-through on commitments, and adherence to procedures • Ability to establish relationships that enhance cooperation and collaboration • Self-Motivated, demonstrating a strong sense of ownership and commitment to achieving goals and objectives by setting high standards for personal performance • Ability to prioritize tasks and make progress on multiple projects simultaneously
• Experience providing enterprise-wide server and data center services for a global organization • Working knowledge and experience with the following technologies and/or services: Microsoft server operating systems, DHCP, IIS, SNMP, scripting, file sharing, network printing, Active Directory, and clustering • Working with data storage technologies and methods • Working knowledge and experience with PowerShell, scripting, and automation methods • Working knowledge and experience with server/storage hardware and management tools • Working knowledge and experience with certificate authorities • Working knowledge and experience with cloud services • Project management and presentation skills
Internal Number: S208P
About The University of Texas Permian Basin
The only university named after a geological formation, The University of Texas Permian Basin is a University of Texas System institution, which includes nine academic universities and six health institutions statewide. Surrounded by one of the largest oilfields in the country, UTPB is home to over 5,500 students and approximately 250 teaching faculty. Located in Odessa, Texas, the University has an impact of nearly $250 million on the regional economy and is recognized for its affordability, awarding roughly $15 million in financial aid annually. With 35 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs of study to choose from – as well as the flexibility of fully on-line undergraduate and graduate degree programs – the University consistently ranks among the top 5 Texas public universities for students employed or accepted in graduate/professional school within one year of graduation. At UTPB, you get it all: the small-campus feel with the might of The University of Texas System.
As a regional, comprehensive institution, The University of Texas Permian Basin serves a diverse community of students from the region, the state, and beyond. Through excellence in student-centered teaching, lear...ning, research, and public service, the University cultivates engaged citizens and impacts lives while advancing technology and the public interests of West Texas. The University aspires to be a vibrant student-focused center of excellence for learning, culture, and economic development, preparing students for leadership and success in a complex and changing world. We invite you to learn more about us at: www.utpb.edu.
The University of Texas Permian Basin values the great variety of intellectual and cultural perspectives that contribute to our success. We strongly believe that our future depends heavily on our ability to embrace diversity and leverage the strength of inclusion. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity. The University's commitment to equal opportunity extends its nondiscrimination protections to gender expression. The Office of Human Resources prohibits discrimination on the basis of a disability. If you require an accommodation in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 432-552-2747. Note: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires The University of Texas Permian Basin to employ only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. New employees must present documents verifying identity and right to accept employment.
UTPB participates in E-Verify.