In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating "Excellence in Every Way", the ideal Windows System Administrator will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.
Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities
Responsible for the installation, configuration, testing, management, maintenance, monitoring and support of Windows-based servers, VMware hosts and Active Directory
Maintain DNS, DHCP, ADS, DFS, Email services in the Cloud and Security (Antivirus, etc.)
Maintain and support as well as troubleshoot an application, network, server, and desktop (tier 3 support) issues across platforms.
Manages daily and monthly workflows such as server patching, backups, and storage management.
Develop and maintain procedures for applying patches to major subsystems and services, roles, and filesystem components within a Windows Systems environment and perform operating system and patch testing on all changes prior to installation.
Performing user account creation and maintenance
Provides system automation, scripting, and modification as needed.
Provides on-call computing support during weekends and/or holiday breaks based on need.
Repairing and recovering from hardware or software failures
Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks, and information
Identify and define system security requirements
Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols which adhere to security best practices, technology services access control and establish security policies.
Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices
Ensure that the company knows as much as possible, as quickly as possible about security incidents
Perform regular audits of Systems performance and technology services access
Collaborate with CIO to implement end-user security education programs around compliance and social engineering cyber attacks
Lead implementations with vendors providing managed security services
Understand the applicable processes and procedures of the organization and make recommendations in the continuous improvement of those processes and procedures, providing for management analysis and recommendations on continuous improvement.
Initiate and write technical project proposals and reports
Collaborate with Help Desk staff to improve support for end-users
May perform additional job duties as assigned
A bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer programming, computer engineering or a related discipline or combined work experience(s), training, and/or certifications equivalent.
Minimum 10 years of experience with Windows OS
Minimum five years of experience with VMware hosts and Active Directory
Working knowledge of current security best practices and trends
Minimum five years of experience in Higher Education setting
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Commensurate with education, training and experience
**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **
APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.
Human Resources Department
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 334-724-4319
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.