Systems Analyst

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Chapel Hill, NC, United States
  • May 01, 2017
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

The Systems Analyst position is responsible for server administration in a large virtualized,

mixed solutions environment providing centralized services to the UNC Gillings School of Global

Public Health. Forty-plus Microsoft Windows and Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers provide

stable and secure web, database, administration, backup, file and print services, development

and test platforms in addition to more specialized applications to leadership, faculty, staff, and

students. This position has the primary responsibility for the Windows environment and

requires expertise in Windows Server software, MSSQL, Active Directory, System Center

Configuration Manager, IIS, Windows file and print services, and Microsoft Office and is backup

for the RHEL environment. The Systems Analyst is responsible for installation, maintenance,

security, monitoring, audits, reporting, and life cycle/change planning of these servers and core

applications and needs a working knowledge of VMware vSphere. The position works in

conjunction and collaboration with the other members of the Systems department including

systems analysts, database administrators, web developers, and the group manager. The

analyst also works with other groups within IIS and throughout the School to evaluate

technology, service, and security requests and is a close collaborator with UNC ITS

infrastructure and operations, messaging, and security.

A successful Systems Analyst will balance the requirements of daily systems administration

tasks with more urgent demands for rapid evaluation and response to immediate issues.

Intellectual curiosity, self-directed learning, and regular technology research are expected. They

will communicate and create understanding with end users as well as other technologists

through email, face-to- face meetings, phone calls, and well written technical documentation.

Essential Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Experience with VMWareESX, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Citrix XenServer Enterprise, Microsoft

Windows Server, Apache web server administration, MySQL/Oracle database server

administration, samba file services, file and print servers, MS Active Directory, Perl and shell

scripting, DNS, and system security and analysis. Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and newer

Microsoft Windows File and Print Services

Microsoft Winows IIS Server

Microsoft Windows SQL Server

Microsoft Active Directory and System Center Configuration Manager

VMware vSphere

Preferred Qualifications:

Higher education IT experience is preferred. Microsoft Exchange, Red Hat Enterprise Linux,

MySQL, Apache Web Server, Splunk, Tableau, Office 365 and SharePoint, and Oracle Database

Server all preferred. Demonstrable experience managing complex multi-vendor systems and

network environments through all stages of life-cycle. Ability to communicate clearly and

directly in writing and technical documentation as well as with team members and end users.

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application

process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to

Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates

regarding position or application status.