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Sr Cloud Systems/Application Administrator

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Work type: Full-time Salaried
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Information Technology

Position, Department: Sr Cloud Sys/App Admin, Operations

Type of Position: Full-time Salaried, Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 40 hours per week

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Pay Range:  $73,851 - $92,314 *Actual pay depends on qualifications

Opportunity for hybrid schedule: Yes 

Benefits Category: Full-time Benefits 

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Position Summary: Provides system and application administration support functions to college-wide instructional technology systems and instructional divisions for Academic Servers and Virtual environments consisting predominantly of Cloud and on-premise Microsoft, Azure, Academic Active Directory, SCCM and VMware. Responsible for all activities related to system and application administration. Ensures the long-term requirements of system and application operations and administration are included in the overall information systems planning of the organization. Responsible for the installation, maintenance, configuration, and integrity of computer software. Implements operating system enhancements that will improve the reliability and performance of the system/application. Regularly provides advice and recommends actions involving rather complex issues. This includes planning, analysis, troubleshooting, integration, installation, configuration, operations, and maintenance of operating system on servers. Applies specialized depth and breadth of systems/application administration functions. Works independently with guidance only in the most complex situations. Resolves highly complex issues in creative and effective ways and performs analysis of situation or data that requires evaluation of variable factors. Recommends best practices. Provides guidance to less experienced team members. Leads in a technical capacity on functional teams and/or projects.

Required Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in a Computer or Management related area or equivalent combination of completed college-level classes and/or related technology certifications plus additional relevant work experience.
• Experience and knowledge related to moving existing services or standing up new services in a cloud environment.
• Three years’ experience administering client support applications such as Symantec’s Altiris or Microsoft’s SCCM, Intune, SEP, ITSM software.
• Minimum of 3 years work experience in advanced enterprise application integration knowledge using the following technologies:
o Active Directory.
o Azure Active Directory.
o Amazon Web Services.
o Windows-based Authentication, Basic Authentication, Single Sign-on.
o SSL.
• Two years’ experience administering a virtual desktop environment.
• Knowledge and experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell.
• Excellent problem solving/analytical skills.
• Excellent communication and customer service skills.
• Highly motivated to work independently and effectively under pressure.
• Two years supervisory experience.
• Understanding of Cloud technologies.

Preferred Qualifications: • Cloud Certifications – Microsoft, AWS or VMWare.
• Strong knowledge of desktop applications and how they integrate with operating systems and other applications.
• Experience with database administration, query and report writing.
• Project management experience.

To be considered for this position we will require an application and resume.

*Unofficial transcripts are required for all Adjunct faculty and Faculty positions.

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Position Details: Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • SYSTEM AND CLOUD APPLICATION ADMINISTRATION – Provides application administration for Academic application services for onsite and Cloud-based solutions (i.e.: Services in Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services, Microsoft’s Systems Center Configuration Manager, Group Policy Management, Academic Active Directory.    Provides oversite and roll up of daily system monitoring to include verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems, and key processes; reviewing system and application logs; and verifying completion of scheduled jobs, such as backups.  • Supplies daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media. • Applies operating system (OS) patches and upgrades on a regular basis. • upgrades administrative tools and utilities. • configures/adds new services as necessary. • Audits hardware/software to ensure compliance with organization guidelines . • Maintains a database/library of all supporting documentation for hardware and software, including all operational SOPs, configuration, or other procedures. 

 • Provides oversite for the installation and configuration of systems such as Academic Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), and Microsoft Windows Servers. • Provide guidance on virtual technologies like Azure, VMware and AWS • Sets direction for maintaining system standards and ensure the accuracy of this documentation. • Works with the Security team to help set direction for security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions. • Manages Academic Active directory including Organizational Unit (OU), Group Policy, account permissions and user-related tasks. • Participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. 

*Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

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Diversity Statement: Here at Johnson County Community College, we seek to inspire positive change for our students, faculty, and staff through promoting growth and development of all individuals. We aim to create a sense of belonging, accepting all values, life experiences, and perspectives on our campus. We are seeking individuals who will bring their true, authentic selves to JCCC so we can broaden perspectives with innovative ideas, interests, and passions, while fostering and promoting our diversity commitments to our community. We believe that engaging all of our unique employees is the key to students’ success. You belong here.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

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Equal Employment Opportunity: Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Disclosure:  If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

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