VDI and Endpoint Management Systems Administrator

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Aug 3, 2022
Technology Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Systems Admin/Programmer III

Job Description:

UF Information Technology (UFIT) is currently seeking a professional level VDI and Endpoint Management Systems Administrator to join the Infrastructure & Communication Technology team within UFIT. A competitive candidate will be self-motivated, organized, and eager to learn with outstanding communication skills, the ability to adapt to a changing work environment, and the skill set required to assess and provide technical solutions to meet the needs of our campus users.

Some key responsibilities and characteristics of this position are:

  • Develop, deploy, and maintain systems and network configurations providing virtual application and desktop services
  • Develop, deploy, and maintain systems and network configurations providing endpoint servers and computers protection, updates, and management services
  • Develop and maintain infrastructure components and configurations including, servers, directory services, configuration management, monitoring, and network configuration that provide information technology services to internal and external clients of UFIT
About UF Information Technology

The UF Information Technology division is comprised of eight departments reporting to the Vice President & Chief Information Officer. The departments reporting directly to the VP & CIO are Academic Technology, Research Computing, Infrastructure & Communication Technology, Applications, Development, & Integrations, Data Platform & Analytics, Information Security Office, Customer Experience & Resource Planning, and the UFIT Business Center. With established governance advisory committees and a set of well-defined, transparent processes aiding decision-making, UFIT strives to provide exceptional IT services in support of UF’s mission. For more information about UFIT and its goals and governance, visit http://www.it.ufl.edu/vp-cio-office/strategic-plan/.

Learn more about UFIT at https://it.ufl.edu/ and @GoGatorsUFIT.

About the University of Florida

UF is one of the nation’s top-5 universities and a dynamic and rewarding place to work. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of its commitment to serve a diverse global community. Plus, UF is in Gainesville, one of Florida’s most livable cities. Known for its natural attractions (wetlands, forests, springs, wildlife) and cultural offerings (music, theater, visual arts, and historic districts), the area also is gaining a reputation as a thriving hub for high-tech start-ups, as well as invention and research collaborations. We are excited about what’s happening here and know you will want to be a part of it.

UF Information Technology is committed to attracting, hiring, and retaining a diverse workforce and values diversity of thoughts, background, and experience. Achieving a top-5 public university ranking means we make it a priority to employ and work with people with different backgrounds, cultures, abilities, and ethnicities to discover new ways to leverage technology for teaching, learning, research, and the business needs of a comprehensive land-grant institution. We welcome applications from individuals who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s vision and mission.

Expected Salary:

$75,000 – $85,000; commensurate based on education and experience. In addition, the University of Florida offers a very competitive benefits package. https://benefits.hr.ufl.edu/

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience; or a high school diploma or equivalent and six years of experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:


• Designing and managing virtual desktop infrastructures (specifically leveraging Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops) in large-scale enterprise environments using on-premise and cloud deployments
• Virtual computer image creation and management tools such as Citrix App Layering, Machine Creations Services (MCS), and Provisioning Services (PVS)
• Windows management (both Server and PC OSs) with the ability to perform in-depth server troubleshooting and manage anti-virus and anti-malware
• Windows Servers and PCs security updates process
• Automation with scripting tools using PowerShell and Git
• Understanding of SCCM
• Experience with orchestration tools such as Terraform
• Familiarity with configuration tools such as PowerShell, DSC, and Chef


• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Strong ability to communicate goals and objectives and use active feedback to improve services
• Ability to successfully work with teams on large projects
• Ability to observe, detect, identify, and resolve complex technical challenges and communicate resolutions in a clear, concise and complete manner
• Strong ability to conduct root cause analyses and provide in-depth troubleshooting to maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of UFIT services

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position requires U.S. work authorization.

Applicants are required to submit with their application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or CV
  • Professional References (Minimum of 3)

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. of the posting end date.

This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

Health Assessment Required:No