Position Purpose: The Junior Systems Administrator supports learning by maintenance of existing software applications and development of new applications in support of management information needs of Aurora University and various university departments.
- Represents Aurora University in the most positive manner with prospective, former and current students, clients, suppliers and the community we serve. Interacts effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students and other customers of our service, learns and uses operating practices of the department and Aurora University.
- Upholds the Mission Statement: Aurora University an inclusive community dedicated to the transformative power of learning.
- Handle confidential information with tact and discretion.
- Supports learning through performance of essential job functions and performing other duties and functions as necessary or as assigned.
Essential Job Functions:
- Provide second tier technical support to users concerning network operations.
- Develop, maintain and support network, wireless, and security systems consistent with current security standards and best practices.
- Evaluate and monitor network, wireless, and security systems; perform necessary software and firmware updates.
- Assist in network capacity planning, regularly reporting on utilization levels and trends.
- Develop, maintain and support telecommunication system; assist users with support and training as needed.
- Create and maintain networking, telecommunications, and security documentation.
Essential Job Requirements:
- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required.
- Network+ or CCENT preferred.
- Minimum one year experience supporting of Cisco Nexus, Catalyst or HP procure switches.
- Administration and deployment of wireless systems.
- Working knowledge of PBX and VoIP Systems.
- Experience with firewalls such as Cisco and Palo Alto
- Knowledge of change management processes
- Solid understanding of the OSI Model
- Understanding protocols such as QoS, OSPF, BGP, IPSEC, 802.11
- Sound judgment and prioritization skills
- Excellent written, oral, and presentation communication skills
- Quick learner with great prioritization skills
- Ability to work independently and be dependable
- Ability to accept divergent views while maintaining a constructive working relationship with other team members
- Ability to lift 50 pounds
- Ability to transverse multi-leveled campus and travel to alternate sites as needs demand
Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to becoming a model university of the 21st century. Toward this effort we are determined to have a faculty, staff, and student body reflecting the cultural demographics of the greater Chicago area.