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Systems Administrator
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jan. 12, 2024
Title Systems Administrator
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Enterprise Infrastructure Services
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Information Technology

Position Summary

The Systems Administrators at the University at Buffalo (UB) utilize cutting-edge technologies and their expertise in computing and information systems to develop, manage, and uphold intricate enterprise-level Windows OS based and cloud services. They play a pivotal role in maintaining the operational excellence of UB, recognized as the top public research university in New York and ranked among the top 40 public universities nationwide.

Responsibilities include:
    • Provide advanced systems support: Support and troubleshoot mission-critical enterprise Windows systems and cloud services, and ensure system security and compliance with regulations
    • Design and implement complex systems and infrastructure: Develop mission-critical enterprise systems
    • Solve complex systems and service problems: Develop unique approaches to complicated problems where diagnostic data is incomplete, absent, or contradictory, and where there may be no precedent or solution
    • Provide customer support: Fulfill or deny service requests according to departmental policies and negotiate service provisioning with customers, stakeholders and management
    • Manage technical projects: Manage projects and provide expert consulting on technical initiatives, facilitate technical discussions among campus IT groups, and proactively assist in budget and service planning
    • Work as part of a team: Participate in service teams providing 24×7 support; influence work priorities, technical decisions, and operating procedures at the team or project level


About UBIT:
It is a great time to join UB Information Technology (UBIT)! Our staff are highly skilled and motivated to succeed and have cutting-edge training and technical resources at their disposal. For more information about UBIT visit our website. All the duties & responsibilities listed above continue to occur in a 24×7 environment, therefore, working extended hours, holidays, or varied hours may be required.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. We support your growth and development through our career coaching and training department and we qualify as a public service loan forgiveness organization. Learn more about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of experience in a computer/technical field OR master’s degree with 1 year of experience OR equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Applicants must be eligible to work within the United States on a full time basis. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Windows systems administration
  • Experience with migration to and administration of cloud infrastructure & systems such as Azure

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