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Associate System Administrator

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Research Staff
Department: Research IT - 250220
Pay Grade: P1 - Exempt
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Position Summary:

UDRI is seeking a motivated, fast learner for their Associate System Administrator position. The successful candidate will have working knowledge of Microsoft Windows environments, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Server/PC hardware and virtualization, backups, and user and group management. This position will report to the Sr System Analyst and Architect and be a part of the UDRI Infrastructure team. This team is responsible for maintaining high availability of business-critical systems, this includes but is not limited to Backup and Disaster Recovery, Security, Maintenance and Upgrades, and Monitoring and Performance Tuning.

• Execute backups, file restorations, tape rotations as well as perform restoration tests to ensure Disaster Recovery plan validity.
• Administer creation, maintenance, and decommission of Hyper-V virtual machines.
• Build tools, scripts, and documentation for continuous service improvements.
• Perform administration of Microsoft’s Configuration Manager (SCCM) to deploy standardized OS Builds, Patches, and Applications.
• Assist in Office 365 / Azure / Exchange Online administrative tasks.
• Analyze and correlate logs, perform root analyses, and recognize patterns.

Minimum Qualifications:

• High School graduate plus four years of relevant experience (diverse, progressive administrative) and training, OR an associate degree plus two years of relevant experience and training, OR a Bachelor's and no previous experience required.
• Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Experience administering Microsoft O365 or experience with patching software solutions
• Active Security+ certification or the ability to obtain within 12 months of hire
• Due to requirements of our research contracts with the U.S. federal government, candidates for this position must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

• Experience with PowerShell scripting and modules
• Experience with Jira Administration
• Experience with CMMC 2.0 or NIST 800-171 compliance
• Experience with SCCM

Special Instructions to Applicants: To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.
Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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