Thursday, April 28, 2011

Student System Administrator Position

The Capital Projects Office is seeking a student System Administrator to help with our 50 Windows Servers and 10 VMware ESX/ESXi servers. This position is for any student who wants hands on experience on setting up and maintaining servers and networks. You must be a student currently enrolled at the University of Washington. You can receive internship credit for this position if you like. We are hiring for summer which can turn into a fall to spring quarter employment.

Please email Brian Esemann at with your resume and a cover letter.

Setup, Manage and maintain our Windows and Linux servers, VMware ESX/ESXi hosts and Dell and Juniper switches and firewalls under the guidance of the senior sysadmins of CPO. Work on CPO’s IT projects that include, migration to Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop environment, setting up an IT disaster recovery center and plan, and migration from Prolog construction management software to Skire.
Preferred Skills:
• Experience with Microsoft Active Directory and Domain including:
a. Creating and editing user accounts
b. Adding and removing workstations and servers from the domain
• Experience with Microsoft operating systems including, Server 2003, Server 2008, Windows XP and Windows 7
• The ability to lift 30 pounds to install new equipment or move existing equipment
• Strong communication skills
Bonus Skills (not required):
• Experience with Dell, Cisco or Juniper managed switches or firewalls
• Experience with ISCSI SANS/networks or NAS
• Experience with Linux operating systems
• Experience with Scripting (PowerShell, Perl, Python, VB Script, Shell)
• Familiarity with backup software like Symantec, Arcserve, Microsoft or Acronis
• Experience with Citrix XenApp or XenDesktop

About Capital Projects Office:
Capital Projects Office plans, develops and delivers physical environments to support and enhance the University's mission. CPO manages design and construction of new and remodeled University facilities at the Seattle, Tacoma and Bothell campuses and remote facilities. We provide programming, pre-design, cost estimating, design and constructions services for building alterations, additions, new construction and grounds improvements. Projects range in size from a few thousand dollars to $100 million and have numbered over 250 in each of the last five years.