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Operating Systems/Network Analyst 2 - Archive

Classification:  C1463
Department:College of Arts and Sciences IT
Salary:$3530 - $6551 Monthly

o The University of Oregon College of Arts and Sciences Information Technology Support Services (CASIT) invites applications for a full-time System Administrator (Operating System/Network Analyst). Position will work a flexible schedule based on operational needs, including work during evening or weekend hours, occasional overtime, and emergency coverage in a 24/7 environment. Exempt classified positions at UO, such as this one, earn straight-time pay for all hours worked.
o This is a classified position represented by the SEIU 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.
o University of Oregon positions that are at least half-time are eligible for excellent benefits, including health and dental, employer-paid retirement, and tuition benefits for employee or an eligible dependent, sick and vacation leave.
o Due to budgetary shortfalls, the person appointed to this position may be required to take unpaid furlough days between date of hire and June 30, 2013.
o This recruitment is open to any applicant who meets the qualifications listed below.
o Closing date extended to 2/15/13.


... a basic foundation of knowledge in complex technical problem solving that would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree, in a technical field preferably computer and information science, or equivalent technical training and/or extensive demonstrated independent technical problem solving experience.

In addition this position requires:
* Three years of systems administration experience supporting Windows domain environments, advanced understanding of core Windows Server services, such as clustering, file sharing, Active directory, and Group Policy.
* Demonstrated ability to maintain and support large file servers, excellent understanding of file security and data backup.
* Experience with server virtualization platforms.
* Strong foundation in Systems and Applications Administration principles, including systems automation, change management, capacity planning, documentation.
* Proven track record of working well in team environments; strong customer service focus; strong communications and interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

Preferred qualifications:
* Experience using clustering technology and proficiency using scripting languages.
* Experience working in a higher education environment with a distributed governance model.
* Advanced understanding of Windows PowerShell.
* Strong multitasking skills and proven leadership ability.

Position is subject to criminal background check.


College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) is at the academic heart of the University of Oregon's teaching and research mission. The CAS Information Services group (CASIT) is responsible for the availability and reliability of servers belonging to departments in Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and the Dean's Office. These servers host critical applications used by more than 600 faculty, 800 Graduate Teaching Fellows, 12,000 students, and 120 administrative staff. Duties include:
... monitoring system monitoring tools; performing periodic maintenance; performing hardware and OS upgrades; installing new servers; solving interoperability problems; support the CAS storage cluster.
... assisting in administering CAS' Microsoft Active Directory presence within the University's forest; implementing group and security policies; creating disk shares and assign quotas; providing end user support for CAS storage cluster.
... installing, maintaining, and upgrading applications; providing support to labs and users regarding CAS websites and course offerings.
... assigning user rights and privileges; maintaining and modifying permissions on file shares and other systems; helping to manage CAS firewall settings and general network security.
... documenting monitoring processes; producing and maintaining clear and thorough technical documentation as it pertains to operating procedures, change management, and hardware/software inventories of the systems and network.


Position works in a datacenter setting.


To assist us in making the selection for this position, please respond to the following questions on a separate sheet(s) of paper. Number your responses to correspond to the questions and describe your experience and training related to each item. Make sure your experience and training described in your responses are included in your application.

1. Describe your experience as a systems administrator. Detail the kinds of systems you supported, the operating systems (include versions), virtual servers, Exchange Servers or other mail servers, the number of users served, the applications supported, and the critical nature of the work these systems supported.

2. What do you dislike about system administration? What do you like? What is the most significant impact you have made in your current (or most recent) job? Explain how this was accomplished.

3. Describe your experience with active directory and group policy. How would you add a security group to 1000 different user objects in Active Directory?

4. In your own words, explain the difference between the think and thin VM disk provisioning? Briefly explain what iSVCSI is and when and how you would use it?

5. Provide one example of PowerShell, Bash, or similar script that you have written and provide some basic explanation on what it does.


Submit all application materials, including Human Resources Job Application form, supplemental questions and other relevant materials by the closing date to:

Human Resources
677 East 12th Ave., Suite 400
5210 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-5210

Human Resources Job Application must be filled out completely or it will not be accepted. Make sure to keep a copy of your application packet for job interviews.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.