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Senior Systems Administrator

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Posting Details


Posting Number S01785P


Working Title Senior Systems Administrator
Posting Category Staff
Position Number 004799
Assigned Organizational Area University
FLSA Exempt
Benefit Status Full Benefits
Pay Grade B
Months Per Year 12
Hours Per Year 2080
If Temporary, Date of Expiration
Proposed Start Date


Department System Integration Fixed Costs - 2734
Advertised Location Dayton, Ohio



Provides system administration support for Linux based systems. Assist development, users, and management in resolving technical issues throughout the ERP suite of products. Position will act as primary resource for technical issues related to system performance and security. Monitor security alerts and install tested patches and upgrades. Position will be required to work occasional on-call hours (after hours, weekend, and holidays).

Position Summary Information

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor degree.
Five years’ experience in an enterprise IT environment.
Experience with Linux.
Demonstrated experience working on multiple projects in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
Due to the nature of this position, applicant must be either a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with SAN storage
Experience working with VMware ESX.
Experience working with HP Blades.
Experience with configuration management systems such as Puppet/Chef.
Experience with MySQL/Postgres.
Experience with Tomcat, Apache.
Experience in Banner production environment.
Working knowledge of Oracle.
Working knowledge of networking.
Demonstrated troubleshooting on a variety of systems.
Previous relevant experience in a large, enterprise environment

Work Hours

8 – 5, Monday – Friday

Number of Positions Available 1
Proposed Posting Date 11/29/2017
Application Review Date
Proposed Closing Date 01/02/2018
Open until filled?
Special Instructions to Applicants
Preferred Multicultural Experience

Demonstrated and successful experience working with people from diverse backgrounds. Knowledge of and sensitivity to a Catholic Marianist work environment.

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe your experience working in an enterprise environment. Include approximate number of users.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Are you willing to work on-call hours (occasional after hours, weekend, and holidays)?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's Degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Based on the qualifications of this position, are you a U.S. citizen or permanent resident?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents