System Administrator 1 or 2

SharePoint, Azure, Azure Active Directory, SMTP, problem - solving, Systems Administrator, Active Directory management
Full Time
$61,302 - $79,693

Job Description

Systems Administrator 1 Or 2

APPLY NOWSearch #: 496622 Work type: Full-time Location: Storrs Campus Categories: Information Technology


The University of Connecticut, Information Technology Services (ITS) Department is seeking an Office 365 administrator for the University Email Team. This position works under a designated team lead and is responsible for assisting in managing the University’s Office 365 mail system as well as Google Workspace. The successful candidate will be responsible for support, management, and future development of services. Familiarity with email administration and Microsoft 365 services is a requirement.


  • Administers and manages the Office 365 email system.
  • Supports and manages OneDrive and SharePoint.
  • Identifies and implements new Office 365 features.
  • Monitors Exchange Online Protection and Advanced Threat Protection to identify compromised accounts and malicious emails.
  • Develops and supports automation using PowerShell or other languages.
  • Assists with Azure Active Directory management as it relates to Office 365.
  • Assists with service changes and upgrades.
  • Provides guidance and assistance to other team members where needed.
  • Ensures systems operate in a secure and stable manner.
  • Promotes a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment, working closely with all levels of IAM staff and third-party vendors and teams.
  • Takes a leadership role in self-education. Maintain a high level of general and specialized knowledge and significant working experience to make informed technical recommendations. 
  • Other related duties as required.  


  1. 6 years of related experience; or an associate's degree and 4 years of related experience; or a bachelor's degree and 2 years of related experience.
  2. Experience supporting end users in an enterprise environment.
  3. Familiarity with enterprise email systems, such as Exchange, Office 365, or Google Workspace.
  4. Familiarity with enterprise IT security best practices.
  5. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  6. Knowledge of server/system automation.
  7. Skill in critical thinking, problem-solving, and analysis.

Additional Minimum Qualifications for System Administrator 2

  1. 8 years of related experience; or an associate's degree and 6 years of related experience; or a bachelor's degree and 4 years of related experience.
  2. Experience managing email systems, such as Exchange, Office 365, or Google Workspace.
  3. Experience managing projects and maintaining enterprise software offerings.
  4. Experience implementing major system upgrades or new features.
  5. Knowledge of system design/analysis, scripting, and application support.


  1. Experience with Office 365 support.
  2. Experience working with functional areas.
  3. Experience using modern scripting languages or automation platforms.
  4. Experience with email tracking and spam filtering.
  5. Familiarity with OneDrive and SharePoint Online administration.
  6. Familiarity with Active Directory or Azure Active Directory.

Additional Preferred Qualifications for Systems Administrator 2

  1. Experience managing critical business services.
  2. Experience with Office 365 service administration.
  3. Experience with SMTP, mail routing, or forwarding configurations.
  4. Experience writing complex scripts or programs.
  5. Experience with mailbox management, including exporting and auditing.
  6. Experience with ETL processes and data manipulation procedures.
  7. Demonstrated ability to develop, plan, and execute projects.
  8. Familiarity with Microsoft Licensing and features.
  9. Experience with spam filtering.


This is a full-time, 12-month, on-site permanent position located on the main campus in Storrs, CT. The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn, and a highly desirable work environment. The hiring range for the System Administrator 1 position is $61,302 - $79,693.  The hiring range for the System Administrator 2 position is $76,897 - $99,966.  Salary will be commensurate with the successful candidate's background and experience.


Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.


Please apply online at, Staff Positions, Search #496622 to upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references.

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on August 11, 2022. 

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

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Dice Id : RTX15e74d
Position Id : 496622
Originally Posted : 3 weeks ago
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