Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American
Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a
distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and
appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of
Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41
undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized
learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to
engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and
public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of
community and belonging-–a place where faculty and staff feel
supported, take pride in the university’s mission, and are devoted
to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing
leaders who make a difference in their communities.
Incorporate software applications into the university’s information
technology systems. Lead the process of evaluating, recommending,
and learning new software tools that will enhance the universities
security posture. Responsible for developing strategic procedures
and upgrades, improving network and systems infrastructures, and
managing systems configuration. Analyze the system’s operation and
its efficiency to support business functions and
Maintain the safety and security of the information technology
systems, ensuring their accuracy and smooth navigation for
operational use, especially preventing unauthorized access and
Must have excellent knowledge of the technology industry and the
latest trends, as well as a strong command of programming languages
and system codes.
Project management (all phases). Design a Visio template for
detailed site drawings. Test and enable custom scripts for server
deployments and changes. Monitor storage systems to identify,
troubleshoot and resolve issues, and to ensure performance, data
replication, and service failover between data centers.
Monitor systems and applications. Identify, troubleshoot, and
resolve issues. Test technological applications before utilization
to ensure they meet predefined objectives.
Must be able to make periodic travels to off-site data
This position is designated as Mandatory
Personnel: Mandatory Employees:
Employees whose presence has been determined to be mandatory to
University operations during certain types of adverse weather or
Minimum Training and Experience
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Information
Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or an
IT-related field from an accredited institution and two to 4 years’
experience in Information Technology. Associate degree in
Information Technology or a closely related field from an
accredited institution with six (6) years of experience in
Minimum of six (6) years experience in IT-related field.
Minimum of three (3) years experience with virtual infrastructure:
VMware vCenter management preferred.
Install both hardware and software during the setup and maintenance
Ability to lead and assist in a disaster recovery design, testing
for annual disaster recovery.
Solid understanding of information processing fundamentals and best
Above-average analytical, conceptual, and troubleshooting
Ability to effectively communicate in a professional and courteous
manner with technical and non-technical personnel.
Independent self-starter and task-oriented with the ability to
Ability to learn new software and train others.
Experience with Windows Server Operating systems, Linux Operating
Systems is a plus.
Knowledge of networks, including TCP/IP routing, port
configuration, and firewall rules.
Experience with Rapid7, Cisco Cloud Email Security, Microsoft O365
Exchange, Microsoft Azure Security tools, Tripwire, VSphere
LogInsight, Vsphere VRealize Operations Management, and Service Now
Proficient knowledge in Single Sign-On authenticating applications;
such as Azure Enterprise Applications with AD,
Shibboleth, ADFS, or LDAP.
Scripting knowledge using Puppet or Ansible.
Knowledge of collaborating tools, such as Cisco WebEx, Zoom, and
Familiar with NetApp storage and NAS systems.
Experience with Cisco UCS
Experience with cloud deployment and management tools.
Ability to procure and maintain high-quality documentation.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work on and
complete tasks both as part of a team and individually.
Must be able to travel to off-site data centers.
Must be able to work on scheduled maintenance activities which may
include nights and weekends.
Special Instructions to
Please attach cover letter, resume and list of three
This position is subject to the successful completion of an
employment background check. An employment background check
includes a criminal background check, employment verification,
reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit
history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all
persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility
to work in the United States and to complete the required
employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees
are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of
their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a
copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application
UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University
prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on
their status as protected veterans or individuals with
disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals
based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national
origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal
Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for