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Reporting to the Senior Systems and Security Administrator, the Desktop and Systems Support Technician is responsible for supporting end users’ systems, devices, and A/V equipment. Provide support to System Administrators in daily tasks and projects as requested. Monitor logs and applications (e.g., backups) to ensure system health and proper operations.


• Information Technology-related Associate’s degree or equivalent experience.
• Experience maintaining Windows systems
• Experience supporting audio-visual equipment
• Experience monitoring and troubleshooting enterprise security systems including anti-virus, firewall, central logging, and security patch management systems
• Familiarity with risk reductions, systems including enterprise personally identifiable information (PII) scanning and management software
• Experience monitoring and using enterprise data backup and recovery software
• Experience troubleshooting cloud-based services (M365)
• Excellent communication, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills

• Security certification such as SANS.GIAC, CISSP preferred • Microsoft certifications such as MCSE, MCSA, and MCP, preferred
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Competitive salary and benefits package offered.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, November 28, 2022
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Submit by email a letter of interest that includes a resume, names/address/phone numbers of three references, and salary requirements. Desktop & Systems Support Tech Search at: Competitive salary and benefits package offered. The review begins immediately. The Virginia Tech Foundation seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including women, minorities, veterans, and those with disabilities. Virginia Tech Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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