Columbia Alumni

  • Systems Engineer, IT Systems and Infrastructure

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
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  • Job Description

    Reporting to the Director of IT Systems and Infrastructure for the Office of Alumni and Development (OAD), the Development Operations Engineer/System Engineer is responsible for managing infrastructure including web, file, and print servers, for the department as a whole. He or she will also partner closely with OAD’s Application Development team to implement and maintain secure operating environments for development, test, and production code and develop automation processes for application deployments. He or she will work closely with end-users and team members to understand the requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions which are aligned with University strategies and security standards.

    She or he will possess the ability to interact, develop, engineer, and communicate collaboratively with end-users, developers, vendors and partners. Late nights and weekends are required to insure 24x7 availability of systems.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree and/or its equivalent, including 3-5 years of experience.


    Experienced with server security, server virtualization, and troubleshooting in Linux, AWS, and Windows platform. Worked with mailing lists email aliases, and groups; installation and maintenance of server applications. Individual must have experience in scripting technologies. Ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects with shifting priorities is required. Excellent organizational, as well as oral and written communication skills. Skilled with Active Directory, file and print sharing, terminal and web servers.


    Desirable Qualifications

    Proficiency with code version tools such as SVN and Git. Familiarity with Content Management Systems, such as Drupal and WordPress, as well as familiarity with continuous delivery systems such as Jenkins. Worked on deployment automation of integrated hybrid-cloud based software systems. Familiarity with iOS and other mobile platforms is a plus.



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