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
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.