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Systems and Network Programmer II
Foothill-De Anza Community College District


Date Posted Feb. 19, 2021
Title Systems and Network Programmer II
University Foothill-De Anza Community College District
Los Altos Hills, CA, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professional Staff
  • Information Technology
 
 


HR EMPLOYMENT/CAREERS
Closing Date: 3/12/21*

*For full-consideration, all application packets must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date.

Starting Salary: $7,652.94 - $8,432.17 (per month) plus excellent benefits; Salary Grade: C1-66
Full Salary Range: $7,652.94 - $10,261.15 (per month)

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for the classified position above.

Foothill - De Anza Community College District Mission Statement:
The mission of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District is student success. We are driven by an equity agenda and guided by core values of excellence, inclusion, and sustainability. Every member of our district contributes to a dynamic learning environment that fosters student engagement, equal opportunity, and innovation in meeting the various educational and career goals of our diverse students. We are committed to providing an accessible, quality undergraduate education dedicated to developing a broadly educated and socially responsible community that supports an equitable and just future for California.

JOB SUMMARY:
This position is a high-level member of the Windows and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure team, supporting computer labs and virtualized learning environments, responsible for the implementation, maintenance, securing, enhancement, integration, and monitoring of the VMware Horizon VDI environment, which provides virtualized desktops to students.

KEY PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:

  • Support the VMware hypervisor stack, including software such as vSphere and Horizon; hardware such as Dell servers, Pure Storage, F5 load-balancers, and Nvidia graphics cards; and Microsoft Windows infrastructure such as Windows Servers, Active Directory, and user accounts.
  • Create, deploy, and maintain App Volumes and desktop images for virtualized instruction.
  • Provide end-user support and documentation for students and faculty for virtual desktops and lab environments.
  • Support thin/zero client installations and associated Virtual Desktop images.
  • Maintain full-stack documentation for all areas of responsibility.


DEFINITION:
Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, develop systems and/or network configurations. Plan, design and engineer assigned networks, design networked facilities (e.g., classrooms, labs, administrative buildings); perform duties to assure proper operations of the computer systems for the District including UNIX and VMS computers to provide resources for the staff, faculty and students.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:
The Systems & Network Programmer I maintains systems and/or network configurations, and troubleshoots and diagnose routine systems problems. In addition to the types of duties performed by the Systems & Network Programmer I, the Systems & Network Programmer II develops systems and/ or network configurations and run diagnostics to forecast performance thresholds. The Senior Systems & Network Programmer applies advanced skill and knowledge of complex network protocols and knowledge of multiple operating systems in gathering, analyzing, synthesizing, planning and designing unique and original solutions for integrating networks and/or updating existing and new systems. Serves as project leader.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Perform programming duties including writing programs to meet user needs, ongoing projects or system maintenance; upgrade programs as necessary.
  • Perform duties to assure proper operations of the computer systems for the District including UNIX and VMS computers to provide resources for the staff, faculty and students.
  • Review and maintain reports and logs; utilize various programs to generate reports and evaluate system information.
  • Coordinate with ISS support staff in coding, enhancing, monitoring and maintaining Internet admissions and registration programs; assure proper operations of E-mail; develop TLP/IP address configurations for the District as assigned.
  • Install, support, maintain and program databases or networks for the District as assigned.
  • Monitor performance and upgrades as necessary.
  • Operate a computer terminal, various software and hardware systems and related office equipment.
  • Install, configure and maintain network software including network monitoring and security software.
  • Install, configure and maintain software for routers, bridges, switches and other network devices.
  • Create and maintain various user accounts on the computer system.
  • Communicate with outside organizations regarding computer maintenance, materials and product capabilities.
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of records and reports related to assigned systems and activities.
  • Provide backup support of network hardware, UNIX and VMS systems as needed; maintain tape library.
  • Assist with network design and configuration as requested.
  • Attend meetings as assigned; maintain current knowledge of technological advances in the field.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.


EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:

Knowledge of:

  • Computer hardware systems, software applications and languages utilized by the District.
  • Principles, practices and techniques of data base structures and computer programming.
  • Technical aspects of field of specialty.
  • Record-keeping techniques.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.


Ability to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
  • Write computer programs to meet user needs utilizing assigned languages.
  • Perform duties to assure proper operations of the computer systems for the District including UNIX and VMS computers to provide resources for the staff, faculty and students.
  • Operate computers and peripheral equipment properly and efficiently.
  • Diagnose and understand reasons for system failures.
  • Maintain current knowledge of technological advances in the field.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Maintain records and prepare reports.
  • Prioritize and schedule work.
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Any combination equivalent to:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field.
  • Three (3) years experience in computer programming, or computer systems and network support related duties.


WORKING CONDITIONS:

Environment:

  • Office environment.


Physical Abilities:

  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate computer keyboard.
  • Seeing to read various materials.
  • Standing for extended periods of time.
  • Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.
  • Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling heavy objects up to 30 lbs.


Hazards:

  • Extended viewing of computer monitor.


APPLICATION PACKET:
  • A District on-line application on http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/. *In the application, you will provide information, which demonstrates your understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff. Additionally, you will be asked to explain how your life experiences, studies or work have influenced your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • A cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position.
  • A current resume of all work experience, formal education and training.


If any required application materials are omitted, the committee will not review your application. Items not required (including reference letters) will not be accepted. For full-consideration, all application packets must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date.

Please allow yourself ample time to complete your application and resolve any technical difficulties that may arise with your submission. We do not guarantee a response to application questions within 48 hours of the closing date.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Position: Full-Time, Permanent, 12-months per year
Starting date: As soon as possible upon completion of the search process.

Excellent benefits package which includes medical coverage for employee and eligible dependents, dental, vision care, employee assistance program, long term disability, retirement benefits and basic life insurance. For information on our benefits package that includes medical for employees and dependents, visit our web site: http://hr.fhda.edu/benefits/index.html. In addition, the District is a participating member of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) and the successful applicant would be a member of the Association of Classified Employees (ACE) Union. The current union agreement can be found online at: http://hr.fhda.edu/_downloads/2018-2021%20ACE%20Agreement.pdf.

Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete the employment process must notify Employment Services no later than the closing date of the announcement. The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S. All interviewing costs incurred by applicant are the responsibility of the applicant.

For more information about our application process contact:
Employment Services
Foothill-De Anza Community College District
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, California 94022
Email: employment@fhda.edu
http://hr.fhda.edu/

To apply, visit https://fhda.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/261?c=fhda

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