Job Information

University of Utah Systems Administrator – SYSTECH in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 07/01/2022

Requisition Number PRN31258B

Job Title Systems Administrator

Working Title Systems Administrator – SYSTECH

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Computer Employee

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00195 - College of Health-Dean

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $70,000 – $75,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Join the Systems and Technology ( SYSTECH ) team that supports the College of Health at the University of Utah. SYSTECH prides itself on providing state-of-the-art support, creating innovative solutions, and fostering growth for each employee.

This is an exempt and benefited position. Salary range is $70,000 – $75,000, with professional development funding of up to $2,500 annually. This position works in the Health Science buildings, with options for remote work on some days.

As a Systems Administrator at SYSTECH , you are eligible for a development budget to advance your skillset and career path. We believe in creating space on the team to rethink processes and create new solutions to old problems. Other generous benefits offered by the university include: medical coverage, dental plan, additional 14.2% of salary retirement contribution, paid vacation and sick leave, paid holiday closures, and tuition assistance. See details at .

The System Administrator reports to the IT Project Manager and will be a SYSTECH operations team member. Scope of work includes supporting, developing, and maintaining all college server technologies. The individual in this position works closely with other members of the SYSTECH team to provide technology support for the College via ticketing system or zoom room support.

Areas of support include:

Microsoft Server hardware and virtual machines

System design, documentation, maintenance, and recovery

Zoom room end user support

Other IT responsibilities as assigned.

The individual in this position will become the primary point of contact for server infrastructure and services. In addition, this individual will work closely with Ops IT Specialists to maintain service levels.


This role performs systems integration and support of Windows Servers, virtualization, storage area networks, and cloud computing. Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail are crucial as well as the ability to work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines.

Implement and support secure, trusted systems to ensure appropriate confidentiality and privacy of sensitive data in coordination with network, security and core teams.

Configure systems using Center for Internet Security ( CIS ) and/or vendor hardening recommendations in support of NIST security framework.

Deploy and maintain Windows 2012R2 to 2019 servers—both dedicated hardware and Hyper-V/cloud virtualized environments.

Maintain security ( SSL / PKI management), application patching, backup, and disaster recovery of the systems.

Monitor and optimize system capacity, performance, and utilization.

Manage, create, and maintain Failover Clusters, Active Directory and Group policy.

Perform SQL Server maintenance.

Build and maintain Firewall requests in coordination with Networking Ops IT.

Maintain backend inventory and asset configuration documentation.

Help maintain IT ticket queue and knowledgebase.

End user support via zoom room service desk.

Other IT responsibilities as assigned.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency with at least 2 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Preference is given for a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalency.

Strong writing, organizational and project management skills

Previous Azure and AWS experience

Demonstratable PowerShell experience

Demonstratable Hyper-V experience

Previous MEMCM ( SCCM ) experience

Tanium Asset experience

Strong interpersonal communication and troubleshooting skills

MCSA or equivalent MS certificate is highly desired

A+, Security+, Project+ or other industry recognized technical certificates are highly desired

Broad understanding of hardware, network and software used in server environments

Self-Motivated out of the box thinker

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.