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Cloud Systems Engineer, Office of Computer and Information Services
Kean University

Date Posted Feb. 23, 2023
Title Cloud Systems Engineer, Office of Computer and Information Services
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory
    Information Technology

External Applicant Instructions

  • Please upload your resume/CV for automatic population of information to your Kean application.

  • Your contact information, work experience and education will be automatically filled in. Please review all fields - you will need to verify that the data is accurate.

  • In the “My Experience” section, you will find a resume/CV upload option where you can submit your cover letter and any other supporting documents you may wish to submit.


Office of Computer and Information Services

Cloud Systems Engineer


Under the direction of the Associate Director for Enterprise Technologies, the Cloud Systems Engineer (Managing Assistant Director II) will support, analyze, administer and deploy solutions to drive technology modernization and the incorporation of industry best practices with an emphasis on migrating to a cloud computing environment where applicable. This position will primarily contribute to the efforts of Data Center to Cloud-based infrastructure that envision future state technologies, delivering increased agility, scalability, performance, and resiliency of production systems. The Cloud Systems Engineer is also responsible for operating, monitoring, deploying, documenting, patching and troubleshooting core system infrastructure such as server operating systems, server hardware, virtualization platforms, storage arrays and applications; and does related work as required. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours as needed.


Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree, two years of professional experience in a multi-platform enterprise environment and experience with public clouds such as Azure or AWS is required. Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute experience on a year-for-year basis. Preferred qualifications include: a Bachelor’s degree in the field of IT or a related area; three years of relevant experience; Azure/AWS/cloud certifications; advanced knowledge of virtualization and containerization technologies such as VMware ESXi, Hyper-V, Docker or Kubernetes to manage virtualized workloads; and knowledge of scripting languages such as PowerShell, Python or Bash. Candidate must have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with both highly-technical and non-technical audiences. Physical requirements include the ability to lift and move equipment up to 20 pounds. 


Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made.  Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references. Official transcripts for all degrees are required prior to the starting date of employment.


Attention current Kean University employees (including part-time Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and Adjuncts): Please apply via the internal career site to ensure consideration as an internal candidate. To apply internally, please log into your Workday account and select the Career icon on your homepage to view available positions.


Additional Information


As a condition of employment, external candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. If you are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for medical or religious reasons, you may submit a request for an exemption.  All employees are expected to follow the University's current health and safety protocols for COVID-19 and any procedures/protocols created through additional correspondence.



Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.




In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Reasonable Accommodations Policy & Procedures.  



Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement




Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity.  Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world.  As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.



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