Specialist IV/V/VI, Information Technology (Systems Engineer)

Auburn, AL
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Created: November 2, 2021


Under the supervision of the IT Manager, this position will serve as a Systems Engineer for the Auburn University Libraries. This position will be charged with setting up and maintaining servers per all University and Library IT policies, plans, and guidelines. This position will need a strong working knowledge of server operating systems, including Linux (primary) and Windows (secondary). The Libraries’ servers are primarily hosted in a virtual environment. The position will be responsible for setting up and supporting physical server hardware as needed. There is an expectation of night and weekend work to perform maintenance tasks or troubleshoot system outages.

Provides technical design, implementation, maintenance, system administration, and support of server software and hardware. Includes consultation and advising, problem identification and resolution, training and preparation/maintenance of documentation, and end-user support for server-related tasks. Participates in projects and cross-functional activities related to information technology initiatives or processes. Provides on-call support for designated systems and services.

Thorough knowledge of Linux system administration and virtualization; ability to document clearly; effective written and interpersonal communication skills; and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of users and support staff. Proven ability to initiate, track, and manage successfully multiple detail-oriented projects simultaneously. A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. 

Entry into applicant pool requires a high school diploma or equivalent and five (5) or more years of relevant/applicable server administration or server support experience.  Employer may consider advanced relevant degrees in lieu of experience.

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.


Published: Thursday, November 4, 2021 02:44 UTC

Last updated: Thursday, November 4, 2021 02:44 UTC