Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,377 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 37 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
Selects, implements, administers and integrates both purchased and internally developed collaboration applications and cloud-based tools such as e-mail, web-based file sharing, calendaring, virtual computers, Wiki, virtualization technologies, network computers, network activation, and print services. Supports the infrastructure that provides a variety of collaboration messaging services across the University. The team also helps provide cloud based solutions design and implementation support.
Collaboration Systems implements technologies that facilitate communication and collaboration between individuals and groups, both within BC and beyond. This includes e-mail services, web-based file sharing, personal and group calendaring, applications virtualization, network device activation services, print management software, the University Event Calendar, and Wikis.
Role-specific competencies include: - Knowledge of Windows, MacOS, and Linux operating systems. - Experience with directory technologies including Active Directory, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP). - Experience with e-mail standards and protocols (i.e. Internet Message Access protocol (IMAP), Sendmail, and Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). - Experience with networking technologies and protocols, e.g. Domain Name Server (DNS), Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and IP v.6. - Experience with mobile devices, especially IOS and Android devices. - Familiarity with networking, storage and load balancing concepts and best practices. - Knowledge of contemporary messaging and collaboration system administration principles and best practices. - Experience managing and supporting mission critical systems/applications. - Basic project management skills. - Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision, both independently and as part of a team. - Proven problem-solving and communications skills. - Strong technical aptitude and customer service skills. - Expertise in Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) public cloud infrastructures and understanding of vendor technologies including security, network, integration,compute, storage, database, serverless, application containerization, monitoring, and automation tools. - Scripting ability in multiple languages (i.e. Python, shell scripts, Java Script, Java, Perl and PowerShell). - Proficiency in Structured Query language (SQL). - Experience with Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL and SQL server databases.
**Adherence to Boston College's COVID-19 policies and procedures outlined at bc.edu/reopen.**
Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:
Associate Systems Administrator - salary up to 74k: Bachelor's degree in Information Technology. Two years of experience supporting messaging and collaboration systems, applications and solutions and providing technical support.
Systems Administrator - salary up to 90K: Bachelor's degree in Information Technology. Four years of experience supporting messaging and collaboration systems, applications and solutions and providing technical support.
Senior Systems Administrator - up to 110K: Bachelor's degree in Information Technology. Six years of experience supporting messaging and collaboration systems, applications and solutions and providing technical support.
*Must be available to work additional hours (off-hours and weekend) as needed for both non-planned downtime as well as planned system/application upgrades/patching. Support for systems in a 24x7 environment is required.
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.