Company: University of South Carolina
Posted on: November 11, 2019
Responsible for applying technology and designing system
architectures to align with organizational strategic business
objectives. This position will be responsible for optimal
performance of the University's technical infrastructure and
delivery of services to our customers. Particular areas include;
technical operations, processes and projects to install & support
state-of-the-art compute, storage, network and cloud platforms.
Researches, designs, develops, writes and tests new complex
computer technologies. Consults with project managers, analysts,
programmers, administrators, and other IT professionals on issues
such as system design, limitations and capabilities, performance
requirements, interfaces and maintenance on a limited basis.
Researches new technologies and applies new ideas to enterprise
business needs. Performs server patches to ensure fixes and
improvements are up to date. Performs post-mortem problem
investigations to identify and correct inconsistencies and problems
with operating system and application installations.
- Bachelor's degree in Information Technology Systems or related
field and 5 years experience in computer operations or a related
data processing field; or equivalency
- 5+ years working as an engineer with Linux to include
troubleshooting, tuning, upgrading, monitoring and patching.
- 5+ years' experience with VMware / Microsoft Server related
experience; or equivalency
- 2+ years' experience with a configuration/deployment management
tool (e.g. Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Salt)
- Certifications related to cloud based and on premises systems
architecture (e.g. AWS, Azure, etc.)
Knowledge/Skills/AbilitiesExperience in designing and implementing
enterprise level systems architectures. Demonstrated
knowledge/skills of the IT industry which includes multi-tiered
architectures, enterprise applications, evaluation of emerging
technologies, networks, data management systems and hardware
systems. Ability to plan, organize, direct and review the work of
technical personnel. Ability to establish and maintain working
relationships with clients, technical staff, management, vendors
and others. Knowledge of the principles and techniques of planning
programs and work activities in a technical environment. Strong
hands-on working experience with required technologies and advanced
problem-solving skills. Extensive knowledge of viruses and other
sources of system vulnerability to proactively develop protections,
particularly when deploying system-wide changes that can open up
There are currently two vacancies for this role.
Please note this is not a formal application. You may eventually be
asked to apply on the University of South Carolina Careers
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in
educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race,
color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender,
age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.
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