Systems Administrator 3 (Automation Administrator)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – K – Exempt
Work Unit:
Information Technology
Applications Infrastructure
Full/Part Time:


The Enterprise IT Infrastructure division is seeking a Systems Administrator to join its Workload Automation Team. Responsibilities include the overall maintenance, service delivery and technical support of production batch workloads across various enterprise systems using BMC's Control-M. Key duties for this role include, but are not limited to: ensuring proper installation, configuration and management of Control-M application software with the objective of providing a robust and stable environment; working directly with customers and vendors on technical setup of application specific connections; defining standard operating procedures, disaster recovery plans, and documentation; assisting team members with batch troubleshooting and problem resolution. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to customer service, the ability to collaborate across University departments and possess an aptitude for problem solving. Prior experience in Linux, Windows and z/OS platforms, file transfer technologies (SFTP, FTPS), Job Control Language (JCL), Perl, virtualization and cloud environments are preferred.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088