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Senior Windows Systems Engineer

Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Staff


  • OH-Columbus

Franklin University has a full-time position open for a Senior Windows Systems Engineer. Responsibilities include design and development of a Microsoft Windows infrastructure as well as the hands-on operational administration, support, and troubleshooting of Windows Servers, Desktops, and Office 365.  This position provides design guidance and technical leadership across projects and initiatives, requires hands-on participation in systems, network and data security planning and operations, and shares in 24x7 On-Call responsibilities.

The ideal candidate has a minimum of 5 years of Microsoft engineering experience above and beyond desktop administration, a B.S. in Computer Science (or a related field), and is Microsoft Certified.  A strong background in Active Directory, infrastructure services, federated authentication, identity and access management, and Office 365 (Messaging, SharePoint, and Teams/Skype) is expected along with PowerShell proficiency.  Additional desired areas of familiarity include Systems Center, MSSQL, server hardware, virtualization, and commercial cloud services (e.g., AWS and Azure).  Experience participating in and leading migrations of Active Directory and Office 365 services would be a plus.

The candidate should be ready to strategically plan and design enterprise applications and services in a highly available, multi-site and/or cloud-hybrid environment.  The candidate should be prepared to come up to speed quickly and be comfortable in a multi-vendor (Linux, Windows, VMware, et al.) academic environment.

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin offers a competitive benefits package, incentive program and free parking. In addition, Franklin provides free undergraduate tuition for employees and immediate family members, graduate tuition assistance for full-time employees and immediate family members, and a discount on doctoral tuition for employees.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.