Job Identification: 1176 Locations: , , , , Job Schedule: Full time Job Category: Information Technology
Under general supervision, reporting to the Director of Technology, the Systems Engineer is responsible for bare metal and virtualized computer systems. With input from researchers and instructors, designs systems and provides infrastructure provisioning, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Maintains competency in modern on-prem and cloud service designs, making solution recommendations to achieve optimal price/performance/scalability outcomes. Collaborates with DePaul Information Services network and infrastucture staff to build on top of VMWare, Azure, bare metal hardware, or other best fit providers. This position is primarily remote, working on campus as needed.
What You'll Do:
Design, deploy and manage effective compute services on bare metal, virtualization, and cloud compute services in consultation with the Director of Technology, school directors, and faculty.
Implement operational excellence in service delivery of compute resources to faculty and students, emphasizing automation and self-service enablement.
Perform server configuration, hardware/software tuning Linux systems, develop and implement recommendations and solutions for upgrades and improvements to ensure a stable, available, and secure environment.
Monitor and evaluate developments in PaaS and IaaS solutions, making recommendations as to the most efficient method of service delivery.
Coordinate, perform, and manage system patching, upgrade, and maintenance tasks
Project management and documentation. Assist in long range planning and lifecycle management of hardware and operating systems.
What You'll Need:
Bachelor's Degree (B.S.) in Computer Science or related field required.
Minimum of 3 years related experience and/or training in systems engineering/administration
Experience with GPU/CUDA based designs & system administration
Extensive experience and knowledge of virtualization and containerization models, for example, OpenStack, Kubernetes
Extensive knowledge and experience with Linux/Unix
Demonstrable of modern provisioning/configuration management tools e.g. Chef, Ansible
Experience in storage technologies and system monitoring/backup tools.
Certification in one or more IaaS platforms (e.g. Azure, AWS, etc.) preferred Certification in additional OS, provisioning, configuration and/or automation systems preferred
Working for a stable and well-known University that values diversity and inclusion.
Top choice medical, dental, and vision benefits.
Retirement plan matching contribution of 10%.
Tuition waivers for employees and dependents.
Generous paid time off, sick time, holidays, floating holidays, and more!
For consideration, please include a resume and cover letter.
Diversity and Inclusion Statement: Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcome and supported.
Required Background Check:
Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check. Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check.
Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:
Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more information, please visit the following pages:
Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act
DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.
At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us. DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.