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Systems Engineer

Company: Lesley University
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Location: Cambridge, MAArea of Interest: Information TechnologyPosition Type: Full-time The OpportunityLesley University seeks a Systems Engineer who will be responsible for supporting server infrastructure, testing and piloting emerging technologies, and providing technical expertise for university technology projects. This position provides technical support, equipment assistance, training, and instruction in the use of new and emerging technology. The Systems Engineer will communicate with stakeholders to understand their technical needs. They develop and analyze functional specifications, and they coordinate with Information Technology staff to build and implement technology solutions.Qualities and CapabilitiesThe successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's or Graduate's Degree in engineering, information systems, or computer science.
  • Experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell, JavaScript, or Python.
  • Experience with cloud service providers (e.g., AWS and Azure).
  • Experience with supporting virtualization platforms such as Hyper-V or VMware.
  • Fluency in business process analysis.
  • A collaborator and problem solver.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and/or independently with technical and non-technical staff.
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • A focus on customer service.
  • Experience in higher education is desirable.
  • Experience operating server infrastructure.
  • Experience with Windows Server.
  • Experience with systems integration.
  • Experience researching and reviewing technology.
  • Experience implementing technology solutions.
  • At least four years of general IT experience PM22Why LesleyLocated in the heart of Cambridge, Massachusetts, Lesley University is highly regarded for its graduate and undergraduate programs in the human arts of education, the arts, and applied social sciences. Lesley fosters a highly creative environment in which innovative ideas thrive, theory is integrated with practice and its 6,400 students and 90,000 alumni are empowered to improve and enrich communities. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance. In addition, we offer significant paid time off, a generous retirement plan, and tuition programs that enable employees and their dependents to expand their knowledge and skills. Lesley is committed to the ongoing pursuit of strategic diversity initiatives that help to position diversity, equity, and inclusion as fundamental to institutional and academic excellence at Lesley. In doing so, Lesley strives for a campus culture and community that fosters a true sense of belonging for all, provides opportunity for everyone to participate equally and fully in the Lesley experience, and helps to develop each individual's capacity to confidently and competently engage within and across difference. Given an evolving national context and the rapid change in the demographic profile of our country, the University has made a significant commitment to addressing and enhancing its campus climate and diversity capabilities as an institution.Expressing InterestA letter of interest, CV/resume, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching, professional activity, and/or service must be included for full consideration. At Lesley University we strive for a supportive and equitable environment where people -- regardless of race, physical ability, age, neurodiversity, sexual orientation, gender identity, and other protected personal identities -- can participate equally and fully as their true selves in all aspects of university life. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the fabric of our institution.Date First ActiveApr 11, 2023PI216053031

Keywords: Lesley University, Cambridge , Systems Engineer, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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