Code: 15509 Posted: 05/08/2019
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Systems Programmer.
The Systems Programmer and Administrator for the College of Business, Economics, and Computing maintains the information technology infrastructure used by the college faculty and students. An effective and secure infrastructure supports quality instruction, learning, research, and service activities.
Essential Job Functions
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Systems Programmer and Administrator performs the following:
- Maintain and update IT software and infrastructure related to the computer science program including maintaining a sub-network, configuring and maintaining servers, installing software and systems for special projects, configuring software, identifying security risks, performing backup, maintaining end user computers, and testing software.
- Maintain, update and install software needed for computer science classroom instruction in both the computer science lab and in dedicated computer science classrooms.
- Assist faculty with the installation, configuration and management of software needed for faculty research projects.
- Manage and monitor user accounts and enforce policies regarding computer use.
- Work with faculty to Investigate and purchase new software and technology.
- Manage student employees that help with IT duties.
- Participate in relevant department, college, and university meetings.
- Other duties as assigned by the computer science department chair and college dean.
Essential knowledge and abilities
- Understanding of multiple types of hardware including routers, switches, wires, and other essential equipment.
- Knowledge of common operating systems such as Linux and Windows.
- Knowledge of various types of networking services such as directories, files, and distributed applications.
- Knowledge of security maintenance using firewalls, IDS, and antivirus.
- Knowledge of ISP/Communication Providers and private networks.
- Ability to troubleshoot issues.
- Knowledge of multiple types of servers.
- Ability to install, update, and test software.
- Ability to setup and manage user accounts.
- Ability to modify and write scripts in a variety of platforms (e.g., Unix, Linux, Windows) to establish accounts, backup servers, and perform miscellaneous tasks.
- Ability to communicate effectively to a diverse group including students, faculty, staff, and computer technology service employees.
- Ability to manage student employees.
- Ability to learn new software and technology.
- Ability to work effectively in a group.
- Must be able to lift up computer equipment.
- Extensive computer use.
Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications
- BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or closely related discipline
- Experience in both a UNIX/LINUX and Windows Environment
Salary and Benefits
Commensurate depending on qualifications and experience.
The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:
External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
STEP 2: Submit application materials
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:
- Cover letter
- Names and emails of three professional references upon hire.
Review of Applications
Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Thursday May 22nd, 2019 are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.
You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.
In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.
Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)
Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available here. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
Transcripts will be required upon hire.