Located in Boston?s historic Fenway area, Simmons has a strong tradition of empowering women and challenging traditional gender roles. Simmons University was one of the first higher education institutions to prepare women to become leaders and has evolved to become a university offering a women?s undergraduate program and graduate programs open to all. You?re joining our community at an especially exciting time as one of our strategic goals is to become the most inclusive campus in New England. You?ll find that people who work here are truly committed to our mission of preparing students to become champions of social justice and leaders in their professions and their communities. This commitment and pride make for a dynamic workplace.Job DescriptionSimmons University is looking for a Senior Windows System Administrator to join the Technology department. Reporting to the Infrastructure Operations Manager, the Senior Windows System Administrator provides technical leadership on industry best practices (both process and technical) in the management, administration, and configuration of systems and servers in both stand-alone and VMware Virtual environments. From automation and scripting to server security and systems support, the Senior Windows System Administrator will manage and secure an enterprise fleet of servers in a multi-platform environment.As a University committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, we seek candidates with a commitment to these values and an ability to work with individuals from a broad range of identities and perspectives.Responsibilities:Configure and maintain Windows servers, both stand-alone and in a VMware Virtual Server environment.Administer Active Directory;Application management and administration;Apply automation and scripting for patch management among other system administration tasks;Maintain server security and operating system migration;Configure and maintain enterprise storage as well as server backup and restores;Provide remote support and asset management;Design, develop, test, automate, deploy and support applications and complex systems in a mixed (Windows, Unix, Linux) server environment;Manage the enterprise lifecycle from implementation to deployment, security enhancements, upgrades as well as capacity management; Apply and implement technology best practices, guidelines and repeatable processes for Simmons Technology?s knowledge base;Develop and facilitate end-user classroom, online, or vendor-delivered training in both group and one-on-one settings;Create and maintain technical and end user documentation;Maintain release notes and help documentation, ensuring that Simmons?s collaboration tools reflect the final content of the release; Maintain and groom product backlog for future configurations and enhancements.Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree or relevant experience in the technical field required;Minimum of 5+ years? experience performing systems administration in a managed enterprise of at least 100 Windows servers;3+ years? experience with VMware server virtualization, enterprise storage environments (SAN, NAS), and Active Directory administration; Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills;Strong time management, prioritization and organization skills;Experiencing integrating AD with enterprise applications;MS Powershell certification required;Certification preferred in one or more of the following: MCSA, MCSE, MCSM, Intermediate scripting skills (VBScript, Perl, PHP).Required Application Materials: ResumeCover LetterSalary GradeS10Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the "Resume/CV" box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual?s community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices?at all levels, for all positions?ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.
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The five educational institutions that make up Colleges of the Fenway view diversity as a key component in the growth of our students' educational experience as well as our ongoing journey as professionals charged with maintaining the world class status of our institutions. By drawing from a wide cultural palette, we ensure that we have access to the full range of talent available. Through our respect for the vast array of backgrounds we create an environment that will help that talent grow. It is within an environment of respect that we are able to build and work toward our goals. Our goal is to create an atmosphere that values mutual respect. All Colleges of the Fenway members have policies and practices designed to safeguard our healthy environment as well as provide the support and access needed to do so. The Colleges of the Fenway are located in the heart of Boston?s academic, scientific and cultural communities and is within walking distance from landmarks such as the Museum of Fine Arts, Fenway Park, Symphony Hall and world renowned medical institutions. Jobs at Emmanuel College: http://emmanuel.edu/About_Emmanuel/Employment.htmlJobs at Massachusetts College of Art and Desig...n: http://www.massart.edu/About_MassArt/Careers.htmlJobs at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences: http://www.mcphs.edu/about-mcphs/careers-at-mcphsJobs at Simmons College: http://simmons.edu/overview/about/jobs/Jobs at Wentworth Institute of Technology: https://jobs.wit.edu/