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Academic Systems Engineer, #S05182

Position Deleted on 4/03/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Gaithersburg, MD
  • Admin - Computing - Management/Director
  • Admin - Computing - Other
Full Time
Job Number: 0042I
Organization: Information & Systems Technology
Primary Location: US-MD-Off-Campus
Job Type: Full-time

Montgomery College

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Job Title: Academic Systems Engineer
Position #: S0 5182
Grade: K
Salary: $26.90-36.32 per hour

Online applications must be received by Monday, April 2, 2013.

Montgomery College, Gaithersburg Business Training Center, Office of Information Technology, has need for a full-time Academic Systems Engineer, #S05182. Work schedule is Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with evening, weekend, holidays and overtime hours required based on department needs as well as being on-call. Position is funded from alternative funding.

Job Summary:

This position has three main areas of responsibility:
  • Implementation, ongoing management and replacement of VMware vCenter clusters that support the instructional and administrative activities of Workforce Development and Continuing Education.
  • Implementation, ongoing management and replacement of desktop operating systems; server operating systems, enterprise applications, roles and services.
  • Design, build, test, document, deploy, maintain, update and troubleshoot academic physical and virtual base images including building and maintaining the processes and procedures to create and recreate these images.
All of this work must be done following the Office of Information Technologies project planning methodology and software as well as the units work order ticketing system.

Required Qualifications:
  • Associate's degree or equivalent experience, in Information Technology or related field.
  • Six (6) years of experience in Information Technology including:
  • Two (2) years of progressively responsible technology leadership/project management experience, and
  • Two (2) years proven and successful technical documentation experience.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Windows operating systems; server operating systems and enterprise applications, roles and services.
  • Must have knowledge of and experience using virtualization software such as these VMware products; vCenter, virtual clusters including vCenter, vSphere and View.
  • Must have knowledge and experience building and deploying images using imaging tools such as Ghost or Altiris.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, speaking and writing skills, be a team player, and adaptable to constant change.
  • Must have the ability to lift standard computer equipment and be capable of installing/removing and moving computer hardware.
  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Two (2) years of experience leading the engineering of windows images.
  • Two (2) years of experience using the Microsoft Office suite and/or the Adobe Web, Designer, or Master suite to create technical documentation.
  • Experience with Mac OS X and Linux
  • Knowledge of protocols such as TCP/IP, and networking hardware such as switches, and routers.
  • Project Management certificate. 
Application Process:
  • Online applications must be received by Monday, April 2, 2013.
  • The application process includes 10 steps.
  • Step 10 is a Summary of your information. You can update and edit information up to the closing date for the receipt of applications for a specific job announcement.
  • For consideration, you must:
1. include dates of employment in your application or attachment;
2. complete a set of pre-screening questions (Step 4);
3. e-sign your application (Step 9)

As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:
  • Completion of a background check.
  • Participation in a retirement plan
  • Submission of official transcripts for relevant degrees
Note: This recruitment effort can take 6-12 weeks (from the deadline date) to fill.
Montgomery College is a tobacco-free workplace.

For disability related accommodations please call 240-567-5353 or send an email to: at least two weeks in advance.
Montgomery College is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering a diverse academic community among its student body, faculty, and staff.
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