As a Systems Engineer, you will be an integral part of our system engineering team and assist in developing, installing, and maintaining systems solutions to support faculty research, education, and outreach, utilizing high performance/distributed/cloud computing resources, scientific data, databases, visualization, web and internet technologies, and graphical user interfaces. You will work within a team environment to gather requirements, participate in design reviews, implement and/or integrate new functionality, secure systems, and assist with quality assurance.  You will also create and maintain documentation to help train operational staff to provide support and provide some level of direct support to end users. Additional duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in design, testing, and implement departmental and enterprise level on-premises and hosted software and hardware solutions
  • Identify and implement application upgrades and patches
  • Assist the team’s efforts by defining and coordinating the development and maintenance of standard operating procedures
  • Collaborate closely with project managers, functional leads, business analysts, IT technical staff, customers, and vendors
  • Utilize your expertise to review and architect current and innovative solutions
  • Proactively monitor application performance and ensure the security and accessibility of supported solutions
  • Contribute to the evaluation and assessment of potential solutions as well as provide technical support and coordination for implemented solutions
  • Maintain a broad understanding of the business area portfolio of applications
  • Provide support for critical systems after hours and on weekends as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer technology, computer science, computer engineering or related technical field
  • 3 years of systems and server administration experience in Windows, and Linux systems
  • In lieu of degree consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related education and required experience (Associate + 5 years of related experience; HS diploma/GED + 7 years of related experience)
  • The ability to work early mornings and/or late evenings and weekends
  • Available for state-wide travel to remote locations as needed