Job no: 502194 Position type: Full-Time 12-Month Department: 061800 - Inst for Clean Energy Technology Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS Categories: Professional Position Open Date: Mar 24 2021
This person will be responsible for IT needs within the department, including supporting end-users in daily technology use and supporting research program goals. This position should possess a broad range of technical skills and be adaptable to the research atmosphere of continual changes in objectives
The Institute for Clean Energy Technology (ICET) at Mississippi State University is an interdisciplinary center comprised of research, and engineering design & development for industry and government partners. Our overall effort is focused on evaluation of materials and components of vital safety systems used throughout the nuclear complex
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provides user support to department
2. Provides desktop hardware support.
3. Provides installation, maintenance, management, and support of upgrades and new
purchases of end user systems
4. Provides desktop software support
5. Provides installation, maintenance, management, and support of desktop software.
6. Supports users in the evaluation, selection, use, and configuration of wide range of
7. Provides department/program support
8. Provides system administration of departmental technology resources including servers,
9. Develops and implements backup and recovery plans for file/data repositories
10. Develops and maintains custom applications to support research program.
11. Conducts periodic group training for technology use within department
Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field. 2 years experience
Experience with Linux and Windows server system administration Experience with end-user software support including MS-Office and Windows Experience with software development (C/C++, Python, Java, etc.) Experience with SharePoint site development Experience with database design, deployment, and maintenance/administration (MS-SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Understanding of Linux and Windows system administration Well-developed interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to perform with professionalism and produce quality, reliable results. Strong analytical and technical skills with an attention for detail and accuracy. Self-motivated and directed, with the ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. Able to lift up to 50 pounds. No or very limited exposure to physical risk. Externally imposed deadlines; set and revised beyond one's control; interruptions influence priorities; difficult to anticipate nature or volume of work with certainty beyond a few days; meeting of deadlines and coordination of unrelated activities are key to position; may involve conflict-resolution or similar interactions involving emotional issues or stress on a regular basis. May require occasional work on nights, weekends, and hours outside of the regular 8-5 workday
Apply online at: www.jobs.msstate.edu and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae with the names, addresses, email and phone numbers of three references that can comment on candidate's capabilities, copy of transcript(s) and two (2) letters of recommendation. Any social security numbers included on requested transcripts should be redacted prior to submitting online.
Position is contingent upon funding availability.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: 502194
About Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University represents the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting institutions and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as an R1-Very High Research Activity University. Also, a National Science Foundation “Top 100” research University, MSU shelters a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society, and values the talents of our distinguished faculty, staff, and student scholars. Here, a culture of inclusion is fostered and we’re driven each day to make a difference at the local, state, regional, national and global levels. At Mississippi State University we invite you to join us as we continue our momentum in research, teaching, and service.
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