Yale University Senior Operating Systems Programmer in New Haven, Connecticut
Position Focus: Reporting to the Manager of Windows and Endpoint Technologies, the Senior Windows Systems Engineer will work closely with fellow engineers, architects, support providers, and clients as we build a world-class, service-oriented team supporting the infrastructure needs of one of the world’s great universities. This position provides Windows system administration, for mission-critical services in a dynamic academic environment. Using experience, creativity and self motivation, manage the life cycle of Windows systems at enterprise scale. Serve as a key contributor to an enterprise team responsible for Windows systems. Prepare documentation (procedural, planning, informational), to support systems administration. Work closely with technical owners of applications to plan, deploy, and troubleshoot new or upgraded functions. Provide performance tuning, capacity planning, monitoring, disaster recovery planning, and automation guidance for systems and applications. Perform limited off-shift work and participate in rotating on-call coverage. Ensure performance, reliability and security on Windows systems in a dynamic 24-7-365 production data center environment.
Essential Duties 1. Provides overall leadership role in multiple and complex areas of computing. Provides technical leadership to assist with long range vision in the area of systems design and architecture. Plans, develops and directs the design of major, complex systems. 2. Services as a technical advisor to computing professionals and provides technical leadership. 3. Operates as a key contributor to departmental planning and long range technical development. 4. Ensures that system design strategies meet the current and future business needs. 5. Guides the development of broad, unprecedented computing systems and conducts critical developmental studies. 6. Creates, conceives, and plans the development of new data sources, criteria and systems standards. 7. Plans and directs the design of major, complex systems. 8. May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree in a related field and six years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Skill/Ability 1: Expert fluency in PowerShell for automation and system administration.
Required Skill/Ability 2: Deep and current knowledge and management experience with all supported versions of Windows Server.
Required Skill/Ability 3: Demonstrated skill at troubleshooting and resolving complex problems on Windows systems. Proven understanding of networking technologies. Demonstrated ability to work on complex projects both independently and as the team lead.
Required Skill/Ability 4: Demonstrated analytical and creative problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to develop and document complex procedures.
Required Skill/Ability 5: Proven and well developed customer service skills. Excellent written and oral communication and organizational skills.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Expertise in one or more of the following: Windows Security, SCCM, AD Administration, or Enterprise Monitoring Solutions; Experience with administering/upgrading a large scale Active Directory; managing endpoints and mobile devices; IaaS platforms (AWS/Azure); source control (git); SaaS AD integrations; ITIL change control; DSC; SCCM; WSUS; BigFix; IIS; AD PKI; SQL Server; Chef; Ruby; SCOM
Weekend Hours Required? Occasional
Evening Hours Required? Occasional
Drug Screen No
Health Screening No
Background Check Requirements All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.
Posting Disclaimer The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.
Affirmative Action Statement: Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Original Posting Date: 07-Aug-2017
Supervisory Organization: Endpoint Engineering - Windows and Endpoint Technologies
STARS Requisition number: 44831BR
University Job Title: Senior Operating Systems Programmer
Posting Position Title: Senior Windows Systems Engineer
Bargaining Unit: None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)
Time Type: Full time
Duration Type: Regular
Compensation Grade: Administration & Operations
Compensation Grade Profile: Manager; Program Leader (P6)
Work Location: Central Campus
Worksite Address: 150 Munson Street New Haven, CT 06511
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Total # of hours to be worked: 37.5