Installs new software and infrastructure upgrades, evaluates and installs patches, monitors system performance and resolves related problems. Performs system backups and recovery. Maintains data files and monitors system configuration to ensure data integrity.
Specifically, this role will be a part of the centralized Feinberg IT team. This position will be expected to have a broad knowledge of operating systems, but this position will specifically be focused on Windows.
Provides recommendations regarding infrastructure planning and budgeting, including the evaluation of potential infrastructure solutions.
Performs data backups and recoveries.
Monitors and maintains continuity with system licensing and maintenance agreements.
Maintains production change control schedule and participates in change control.
Performs infrastructure upgrades including planning and scheduling, testing, and coordination.
Performs infrastructure administration setup and SOPs on automation.
Coordinates infrastructure planning and management.
Completes server patching, monitoring and maintenance.
Completes server and database backups and recovery for all servers.
Performs other duties as assigned
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in a major such as computer science, information technology, or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
Windows experience required.
Active directory design, administration
High Performance Computing (HPC)
Mac OS X Operating System
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Outlook)
Windows Operating System
Microsoft ( MCSE, MCSD, MCSA)
Enterprise directory services
Collaboration and teamwork
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 37798
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.