Systems Administrator - SUNY Polytechnic Institute


: $93,310.00 - $145,320.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

Location: Utica, NY Category: Support Services Posted On: Thu Nov 14 2019 Job Description:

Description of Duties:

Supports the technology needs for faculty and students in teaching and research. Acts as the liaison between faculty and Information Technology Services to document and communicate requirements. The primary responsibility of this position will be the technical operation of the network and computing infrastructure that serves the Computer Science and Network and Computer Security departments. This includes overseeing and participating in the design, planning, management, maintenance, and security of the infrastructure. Duties include managing a rotating pool of student assistants who assist in maintaining these systems. This infrastructure supports computing requirements of faculty engaged in structured research programs such as parallel computing, big data, cryptography, visualization, simulation, and quantum computing.

Other reasonable duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

+ B.S. in Computer Science or related field from college or University accredited by the US Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization.

+ 2 - 4 years of experience setting up and maintaining servers in a variety of environments

+ Experience with Linux system administration

+ Experience with virtualization services

+ Experience managing a small staff

Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population. This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check; this position may require annual checks.

Additional Information:

SUNY Polytechnic Institute offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, SUNY Polytechnic Institute will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, creed, religion, color, citizenship, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, gender identification or expression, genetic information, familial status, marital status, pregnancy, status as a domestic violence victim, criminal conviction, disability, military status, disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces Service Medal veteran, active duty or wartime campaign badge veteran, or other characteristic as protected by law.. Please feel free to review your equal employment opportunities protections and laws pertaining to these protections at

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Associated topics: administrator, equipment, infrastructure, maintenance, operating system, router, sccm, server, system center configuration manager, system center operations manager * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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