Doane University
  • Crete, NE, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Administration & Staff

Doane University is a mission-driven institution offering work/life balance and a competitive benefits package. Doane is an inspired and unique community committed to the liberal arts. We empower and encourage students, faculty, and staff to seize opportunities, take healthy well-calculated risks, and achieve excellence as they define it.

Doane University, a liberal arts university located in Crete, Nebraska, is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer. In this senior role you will be involved in the planning, design, commissioning and monitoring of Doane University's server, storage, and backup infrastructure. Your responsibilities also include a broad range of enterprise hardware equipment from complex virtual computer, storage systems, directory , email, backup systems/management and enterprise endpoint protection software.

Remote work is an option; however, there may occasionally be a need to travel to Doane campuses for projects, installations, or maintenance. May also require evening or weekend work in the case of emergencies.

Key Attributes for Success in the position:

  • Works well under broad direction
  • Exercises substantial personal responsibility and autonomy
  • Ensures users' needs are met consistently through each work stage
  • Builds appropriate and effective business relationships across the university and with external partners
  • Applies, facilitates and develops creative and innovative ways to approach a deliverable
  • Assesses and evaluates risk, taking all requirements into account when making proposals
  • Applies knowledge effectively in unfamiliar situations, maintains own knowledge and shares with others


  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems or a related field or equivalent work or military experience

Qualifications/Skills/Abilities Required for Position:

  • Experience with network/infrastructure support, network/systems design, and network/systems planning
  • Experience demonstrates level 4 and 5 capabilities as described in the Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA), i.e. enables, ensures, advises, and manages

Qualifications/Skills/Abilities Preferred for Position:

  • Experience with information security, security administration, and knowledge of ITIL

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Microsoft, Azure, VMWare certifications preferred

At Doane you will enjoy balance between life and work:

  • At Doane, you'll find that we're sensitive to your life outside of work, and we want our employees to enjoy their time at Doane as much as they enjoy their time away.
  • Our time-off plans offer staff a generous paid leave and eight paid holidays each year.
  • Offices close additional days around the winter holidays each year at no vacation expense to our employees.

We offer top-notch benefits:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance; 403b retirement plan with employer matching contributions
  • Free admission to Doane University events
  • Discounts through Apple, Verizon Wireless, and more!
  • We encourage our employees to take advantage of a Doane education with tuition benefits for undergraduate and graduate programs. Employees' dependents can receive tuition benefits in our undergraduate programs too.
  • A mission-driven institution. With a singular direction and focus, Doane handles its business strategically. You'll see the difference of working for a purpose-driven organization that knows where it's going and where it will take your career.

Doane University actively works to create and sustain a welcoming learning community for all members to fulfill their potential, belong, feel valued, and make meaningful contributions to the university. Doane University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks candidates who reflect the diversity of our society.

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