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Senior Systems Coordinator

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Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: College of Engineering

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.


About the Opportunity:

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The Senior Systems Coordinator will work with the Engineering Computer Center team to manage and maintain the College of Engineering computer network services and provide support to faculty, staff, and students. This person must be able to work both independently and collaboratively on projects, keeping long-term projects on track while helping meet the day-to-day support needs of the COE community in a professional and friendly manner. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and documentation skills are essential, as are time-management and organizational skills. Fluency in managing a variety of server platforms is a prerequisite for this position; demonstrated ability to learn independently and interest in acquiring new technical skills are also important. To ensure that essential services are available to the COE community, work outside of regular business hours will occasionally be required for this position.



Bachelor's degree in a technical or scientific field with 4 years of hands-on experience in Windows, VMware, and/or Linux systems administration. Familiarity with basic TCP/IP network protocols and services: LDAP, NFS, CIFS, DNS, DHCP, SMTP; Windows Server and Active Directory administration and configuration; Experience with server virtualization, Windows application virtualization, and network license management.

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Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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