Systems Administrator II - ERP

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
Administrator / Manager (of network or database)
  • Information Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Network / Systems

Date: Jul 24, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

The Department of Business Core Systems is currently seeking a Systems Administrator who will perform the following job duties:


  • Proactively maintain and develop all Linux infrastructure and VM technology for ERP system(s) to maintain a 24x7x365 uptime service

  • Perform ERP module installations for upgrades and patch and log all technical upgrade steps

  • Work with Business Systems Analysts, DevOps engineers, database administrators and ERP programming staff in coordinating system-wide updates, fixes, and upgrades

  • Create and modify scripts or applications to perform tasks

  • Provide input on ways to improve the stability, security, efficiency, and scalability of the environment

  • Collaborate with other teams and team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes

  • Ensure the performance and reliability of ERP systems

  • Support integration of changes in test, preproduction, and production environments

  • Evaluate problems and determine the required course of action

  • Respond to escalated system problems

  • Monitor and maintain a comprehensive set of performance metrics for all system features, including maintaining history reports that identify and address reoccurring problems

  • Create and continually review checklists for standard operating procedures

  • Prepare documentation for customer support, such as server and client hardware/software configurations

  • Research and evaluate emerging ERP technologies


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in IT or Computer Science or other related field and three (3) years relevant technical or business work experience.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous working experience as a Linux Administrator

  • In depth knowledge of Linux: RedHat, CentOS, Debian, etc.

  • Hands on experience with job automation and management software

  • Familiarity with VMWare and SAN management and concepts

  • Working knowledge in Shell, Perl, and/or Python scripting

  • Solid knowledge of protocols such as DNS, HTTP, LDAP, SMTP and SNMP

  • Solid interpersonal skills, with ability to work well with people of all levels of information technology expertise and comfort in varied organizational relationships

  • Experience with PeopleSoft ERP system, Nagios, Zabbix, Puppet, CA Workload Automation, JSCAPE MFT, Oracle or Red Hat Linux, Jenkins Automation Server and Oracle OVM Server, VMWare ESXi with VSphere Hypervisor.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 38343 


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati 
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