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Job ID: 111342

Computer Operations Tech 1
University of Idaho

Date Posted Aug. 24, 2018
Title Computer Operations Tech 1
University University of Idaho
Department Infrastructure
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Moscow, ID
    United States
  • Classified Staff
  • Information Technology

University of Idaho

Computer Operations Tech 1

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Infrastructure

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $14.68 per hour or higher depending on experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The Computer Operations Technician I reports to the Manager of Server Operations and Endpoint Management and is responsible for routine operations, physical equipment support and transfers, including but not limited to: replacing UPS batteries and other failed or worn components, moving servers and other hardware between data centers, and other repeatable operational tasks supporting department activities. This position performs computer-based activities requiring privileged access to server systems. This position also requires some physical activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

1 year of experience in a computer support related capacity.
Experience installing modern Windows or Linux operating systems.
Knowledge of Windows or Linux operating systems and related technologies, including troubleshooting tools and methods, security, patching, and backups.
Experience installing, configuring, and troubleshooting computer hardware and software.
Knowledge of issues and concerns involving computer security.
Experience with one or more scripting languages.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience interacting and communicating with coworkers to identify and resolve complex system problems.
High attention to detail and self-organization skills.
Knowledge of networking configuration and functionality, including concepts necessary to troubleshoot connectivity problems from the client perspective.
Demonstrated experience working well in a team.
Experience reliably completing routine tasks and operations as well as self-managing projects to completion.
Ability to maintain quality documentation.
Ability to follow established procedures to a high degree of consistency and quality.
Ability and willingness to follow direction from manager and peers.
Interest and ability to work with server operations center technology such as server cabinets, UPSs, structured cabling, fiber optics, and data center facilities.
Able to do administrative and clerical tasks such as ordering, tracking, shipping, and receiving of software, computers or parts.
Demonstrated record of delivering quality customer service and communicating effectively both verbally and in writing.
Willingness to work with both Linux and Windows operating systems.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Ability to lift. carry, and/or otherwise move up to 75 pounds.
Ability to bend, squat, crawl and navigate confined spaces both under desks and behind equipment.
Must have a flexible and professional attitude towards working hours.

Posting Number: SP001920P

Posting Date: 08/23/2018

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Position open until filled by qualified candidate. Initial review of applications will begin on September 7, 2018. Applications received before this date will have priority.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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