Are you a dedicated, adaptable, self-starter who enjoys working with and learning a wide variety of technologies? Rowan University is seeking an experienced, innovative System Architect to join our growing community. In this position, you will drive the overall infrastructure and services architecture within Network and System Services. This includes hypervisor environments, enterprise storage, Windows and Active Directory, Linux, Citrix, security platforms, network infrastructure, firewalls and multiple core service offerings. You will work with, and advise, the system and network administration staff responsible for the day-to-day operation of the server and network environments as well as represent Network and System Services on division and institution wide projects.
Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
Rowan University is a public comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 16,000 students. Rowan is one of only two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked third among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report.
Advise, coordinate and lead teams in the conception and design of infrastructure service components, including servers, hardware, network infrastructure, firewalls, security platforms, systems, applications and upgrades
Propose and design enhancements to improve the performance and reliability of all systems and services in accordance with industry standards
Propose, design and coordinate implementation of monitoring platforms, policies, procedures, and standards to ensure a stable production environment
Lead technical projects for major initiatives, changes and deployments
Design, implement and test Disaster Avoidance and Recovery plans
Serve as a senior troubleshooting authority for high-visibility and/or high-impact problems within the enterprise
Create and maintain system documentation, diagrams, operational procedures, architectural documentation and ownership of server and application inventory
4-year degree in a technology related field or equivalent education. Professional experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
At least 3 years of extensive working knowledge of system architecture and networking, TCP/IP, DNS/DHCP, Active Directory, Windows, Linux, enterprise storage environments, server environments, network infrastructure components, and VMware
Familiarity with standard methodologies surrounding the proper maintenance and support of a 24x7 server infrastructure
Understanding of security industry standards and technologies
Strength in analyzing and tackling challenging technical problems and offering creative solutions
Ability to excel when working with multi-functional teams on complex IT projects
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
5+ years of experience in an enterprise environment
Technical project management experience
Experience planning and executing enterprise-wide infrastructure initiatives
Experience migrating on premises services to a cloud-hosted or SaaS model
Expertise that may include: Visio, SolarWinds, VMware ESXi, NSX, vSAN and vSOM, Citrix, Fibre Channel, Infoblox, CentOS, Active Directory, Exchange, Google Apps, AWS, SQL Server, McAfee security and compliance platforms, HP servers and storage, HPC environments, Identity and Access Management, Netscaler or F5 load balancing, Palo Alto firewalls, Cisco telephony, routing and switching equipment and services.
Certifications may include VMware VCP/VCAP/VCDX, Microsoft MCSE, RedHat RHCE/RHCA, Citrix CCP/CCE, CCNA, PMP and/or ITIL
A leading public institution, Rowan University combines liberal education with professional preparation from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Rowan provides a collaborative, learning-centered environment in which highly qualified and diverse faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, and community service. Through intellectual, social and cul...tural contributions, the University enriches the lives of those in the campus community and surrounding region.