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Enterprise Systems Administrator - ERP
Utah Valley University

Date Posted Oct. 26, 2020
Title Enterprise Systems Administrator - ERP
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department UVU
Application Deadline 11/30/2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Enterprise Systems Administrator - ERP

Position Category: Staff - Full-Time


UVU is looking for an experienced systems administrator to join our team implementing digital transformation where they will:
Install, configure, and maintain operating efficiency and stability of ERP systems. Ensure the security and integrity of all systems and data and respond to outages and other issues. Automate software deployment processes by releasing incremental updates and developing automation tools. Improve communication and collaboration to enable rapid product development relating to ERP systems by serving as the liaison between the development, operations, and systems administration teams. Coordinate with stakeholders and department leadership to plan, design, and schedule the implementation of all software release updates, hardware, and operating system updates. Develop and enhance processes and technical documentation, create back-up procedures, test plans, and reports. Increase customer responsiveness by performing application administration activities such as monitor application performance, optimizing access, and security access, anticipate and correcting system operational issues before their occurrence. Create more stable operating environments by continuously improving the infrastructure to be easily deploy-able and scale able. Troubleshoot issues. Maintain advanced knowledge of agile methodology, development processes, and programming languages.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Required Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a Bachelors degree in Information Technology or a related field plus three years of experience related to the key roles and responsibilities OR any combination of education and experience totaling seven years.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong Knowledge of container deployments (i.e. Docker, Kubernetes)
Strong Knowledge of Java servlet containers (i.e. Tomcat, Weblogic, Glassfish)
Strong knowledge of industry standard methods and best practices in systems administration
Knowledge of server hardware, virtualization, operating systems, and systems level services
Knowledge of storage infrastructure, systems, and interfaces
Knowledge of multiple-tier application architecture
Knowledge of clustering, redundant systems, and high availability
Knowledge of networking, TCP/IP, and load balancing
Knowledge of ERP systems deployment

Skill in problem solving, analysis, ingenuity, and research
Skill in organizational planning, prioritization, and attention to detail
Skill in communication, training, mentoring, customer service, and interpersonal relations
Skill in scripting, documentation, and use of Office applications
Skill in project management and strategic planning

Strong ability to work with a team
Ability to use database tools such as Toad
Ability to clearly present technical concepts to a non-technical audience
Ability to follow complex and detailed procedures, and think logically to resolve issues and problems
Ability to work independently and proactively without direct supervision
Ability to learn and implement new technology
Ability to multi-task, handling multiple projects and issues efficiently through to completion
Ability to work with and/or lead a team.
Ability to apply organizational goals to daily work.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of SQL
Knowledge of security, backups, and disaster recovery
Ability to debug Java applications

Physical Requirements:

Lifting; raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. Up to 20 pounds

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.


Pay Range: $72,688 - $90,861 DOQ

Advertisement Number: STA51020

Open Date: 10/23/2020

Review Start Date: 10/29/2020

Close Date: 11/30/2020

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

Please list a minimum of three business references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

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