System Administrator II - Virtualization

System Administrator II - Virtualization

locationColumbus, OH, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/31/2024
Full Time
Compensation Type: SalariedCompensation: $73,000.00

Job Summary

The System Administrator II, Virtualization is a high-level professional position responsible for virtual server and desktop environments. This position will perform technical activities related to supporting the CSCC virtualization environments which includes designing, implementing, maintaining, and troubleshooting the environments. This role may require limited project leadership duties and is the subject matter expert for their assigned systems.


Servers, Virtualization, & Storage 

  • Performs specialized duties involved in the planning, installation, configuration, operation, development, modification, maintenance, and repair of virtualized systems, software, and applications. Installs and configures physical servers, including operating systems, software applications, and tools.
  • Designs, builds, operates, and maintains virtualization infrastructure in accordance with the College’s needs and recommended best practices.

Security, Compliance, & Documentation  

  • Documents solutions and standard operating procedures (SOPs) to ensure services are delivered in an effective and efficient manner for assigned and related areas of responsibility. Ensures policies, procedures, rules, and regulations are being met and followed according to College practices.

Management, Monitoring, & Troubleshooting

  • Assures minimum service interruptions by analyzing performance, scalability and availability of resources. Develops strategies for, and completes performance tuning of, College mission-critical virtualization systems. Analyzes, tests, and troubleshoots assigned systems. Performs Tier 3 troubleshooting and serves as an escalation point for any issues Tier 1&2 support are unable to resolve. Schedules system downtime with end users and technical staff members to facilitate hardware and software changes following CSCC change management procedures.

Architecture, Design, & Project Management

  • Understands and documents the technical requirements for new services or service enhancements. Advises on technological decisions & provides service implementation estimates. Supports the overall operations of assigned environments, ensuring they meet requirements & performance goals. Identifies reusable/preconfigured service components or standard products from the market to leverage & assemble the service/solution. Works closely with appropriate stakeholders to ensure implementation meets design requirements.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

  • Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Primarily Remote with On-Site availability as needed to perform job duties and on-duty responsibilities. Additional compensation may be available for On-Duty.
  • Required to serve on On-Call/On-Duty rotations for after-hours support, 24/7 availability.
  • Attends all required department meetings and trainings.
  • Must be located within an hour of Columbus to ensure a timely on-site response if necessary to fulfill required job duties.

Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalency.
  • At least three (3) years of progressively responsible technical experience managing virtualization infrastructure.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of: server and desktop virtualization using VMware vSphere, VMware Horizon, and Microsoft Hyper-V; enterprise SAN systems; networking as it relates to virtualization; server hardware monitoring and troubleshooting; Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery; server and desktop operating systems and management; system monitoring and logging.
  • Skills: verbal and written communication; operating job equipment; planning, scheduling and organizing work; general typing; application of job software programs; application of technical skills in area of specialization.
  • Abilities: think creatively and exploit opportunities; simplify and synthesize complex situations with consideration to all elements; work independently demonstrating initiative; develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders across the College; effectively work with persons of varying cultures and diversity; analyze technical problems, troubleshoot and draw appropriate conclusions; perform light manual labor for extended periods of time; maintain confidential and sensitive information; maintain accurate and complete work records; coordinate multiple activities and tasks; exhibit flexibility in work schedule and job tasks; apply technical and analytical applications.

Usual Physical Requirements:

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description. The employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into computer, frequently sits for extended periods of time, and occasionally stands and walks. Employee occasionally reaches with hands or arms and stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls. Employee converses verbally with others in person and by telephone. Vision demands include close, detailed vision when focusing on computer screen. Employee pushes large carts, lifts equipment from shelves, and carries equipment from building to building by hand weighing up to 50 pounds.

Working Conditions:

  • Typical office environment. Regular exposure to moderate noise typical to business offices. Working environment has occasional exposure to dirt, dust and outdoor weather conditions.

CSCC has the right to revise this position description at any time. This position description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

Full Time/Part Time:

Full time

Union (If Applicable):

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