Systems Engineer

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Work type: Staff
Location: Channel Islands
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Probationary, Full Time, Information Systems & Technology, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)

Information Technology Services 

Operating Systems Analyst III


Systems requiring expertise will include Identity Management, DNS, IPAM, Virtualization, Email administration, cloud administration, and Scripting. Will use familiarity with Active Directory forest and trust management, Linux, Windows, LDAP, Infoblox, IPAM, VMware, Outlook 365/Gmail, and AZURE cloud to make adds and changes to better fit the campus community.

Supports and makes adds and changes as needed. Assists with storage and manages virtualization. Creates documentation of system architecture and repeatable Build, Run/Support activities. Closely mentors support staff within infrastructure and support teams. Builds automation scripts to improve operational processes and procedures.  Provides support for production, ongoing development, upgrades, and enhancements as needed. Collaborates with project management team and acts as subject matter expert to assist with feasibility, budget, scope, and capacity needs. Assists with KPI and SLI data point gathering. Oversees partner/vendor work as needed. Learns, deploys, and documents technologies. Supports escalations as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned.


A bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, and five or more years of back-to-back related experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

In-depth Linux or other Unix system administration experience. Previous experience delivering a new product, including methodologies, for an enterprise solution. Must have high initiative and be a clear communicator. Must be good at setting up and troubleshooting environments Preferred full lifecycle involvement of end-to-end application delivery. Extensive experience with Splunk or other log aggregation tools. Experience with Application Load balancing via F5 devices and network troubleshooting. Experience with programming/scripting languages (BASH, Ruby, Python, Perl etc.). Experience in deployment automation, monitoring and maintaining large-scale services with various underlying dependencies in a complex environment.

Experience with the following:

  • Operating Systems – RHEL, CentOS, Windows 2012+, F5
  • Applications – Java, Tomcat, SQL Server
  • Scripting – BASH, Ruby, Python, Perl
  • Version control – Git, Github
  • Build/Release - Jenkins, Maven, GCC, Make
  • Package – YUM/RPM, Zip, Tar
  • Deploy – Capistrano, Terraform
  • Provisioning – vRA, vSphere, AzureDevOps
  • Networking – Infoblox, F5, physical and virtual Networking; Palo Alto firewall/Switching a plus.
  • Experience with Azure and OpenStack a plus.
  • Continued establishment of best-in-class DevOps development, automation and deployment practices, policies.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Hiring Salary: $6,686 - $11,666 Per Month

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California State University Channel Islands is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

Should you require a reasonable accommodation in the application and/or interview process, please contact Human Resources Programs (805) 437-8490.

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