Application Administrator, IT System Analyst

Job Level
Entry-level position
Job Category
  • Information Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Network / Systems

Posting Details

Position Number:



IT Systems Analyst

Functional Title:

Application Administrator

Category Status:

33-Exempt Regular

Applicant Search Category:


University Authorized FTE:



DIT-SSOBS-Platform, Data & Application Admin

Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The IT Systems Analyst works within the Division of Information Technology (DIT) at the University of Maryland, College Park. Responsibilities will focus on performing operations and maintenance tasks for current and future SaaS, PaaS, and locally hosted solutions in support of University needs. Tasks will include collaboration in support of implementation and integration of current and future systems and services, working with vendors in support of hosted solutions, and working with clients in support of their use of our services. Client interactions will include migrating services and diagnosing issues when encountered. Monitoring of systems and services, responding to alerts and performing root cause analysis are also part of the position’s responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications:


Bachelor’s degree in a technical field from an accredited college or university OR 4 years equivalent work experience;


Minimum 5 years experience administering Canvas or a similar Learning Management System or hands on application administration.


Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent oral and written communications skills


Experience administering hosted applications including acting as the agent between local customers and hosted support.

Proficiency with UNIX/Linux shell scripting
Proficiency with REST & SOAP APIs
Working knowledge of the AWS environment

Additional Certifications:


Additional Information:

This position does not provide sponsorship for Visas.

Salary range: $80,640 – $100,800

Job Risks

Not Applicable to This Position

Physical Demands

Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

Posting Date:


Closing Date:


Open Until Filled


Best Consideration Date


Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.