Technical Programmer (Systems Administrator)

Rhode Island College   Providence, RI   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on January 11, 2023
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Technical Programmer (Systems Administrator)

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Rhode Island College

Rhode Island College invites applicants for the position of Technical Programmer (Systems Administrator). This is a full-time, calendar year, continuing position.

The individual will assist with the maintenance of the College server infrastructure in support of College-wide information systems. The individual will install, update, and troubleshoot data center hardware, hypervisors, operating systems, applications, and system software.

Within Information Technology Services (ITS) the Systems Operations team is responsible maintaining and operating the on-premise data centers and the multi-cloud virtual data center and collaboration infrastructures.

Rhode Island College is a regional comprehensive public college that serves approximately 6,400 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students through its five schools; the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development, the School of Business, the School of Nursing and the School of Social Work. Established in 1854, we are Rhode Island’s first public institution of higher education. The college is located on a beautiful 180-acre suburban campus in the vibrant city of Providence, and has satellite locations at the Rhode Island Nursing Education Center in Providence’s Innovation District and the Rhode Island College Workforce Development Hub in Central Falls, RI. We are known throughout the Northeast for high quality academic programs, small class sizes, personalized, hands-on learning experiences, world-class faculty, and high value compared to other four-year institutions.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Four years of experience in the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of data center hardware, hypervisors and software systems of which two years’ experience shall be in the system administration of an enterprise-level data center infrastructure.
  • Demonstrated competence with network, server, visualization, and storage technology; personal computer hardware, software and peripherals, and the use of information technology to support organizational objectives.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or closely related field.
  • Current and relevant certifications in the area of server operating systems, storage technologies, virtualization, technologies and/or cloud technologies.

Application deadline: Open until filled

Proposed starting salary: $88,500

For a full job description, which includes additional responsibilities and requirements for the position and application procedures, see Candidates must apply on-line, using Rhode Island College’s PeopleAdmin Applicant Tracking system.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution that values and is committed to inclusion and expanding the diversity of its faculty and staff, the College invites members of protected classes, including minorities and persons with disabilities, to identify themselves as such at the time of application.