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Requisition ID:  8325

Associate Systems Engineer - Engineering Computer Network (ECN)

Job Summary

Updated, March 24, 2020: All interview and hiring processes will be postponed until later specified. At this time, we are still accepting applications.


The System Engineer, Associate will assist with developing, coordinating and maintaining an enterprise level Windows, MacOS, and Linux environments as part of an extremely fast paced, integrated ECN team effort in support of research and instructional goals of the College of Engineering, Purdue Polytechnic Institute, and the Office of the Vice-President for Research and Partnerships (EVPRP), which includes Discovery Park.



  • Bachelor's degree
  • One (1) year of hands-on experience in one of the following systems: Windows, MacOS, or Linux systems administration 
  • Consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related education and required work experience
    • For example: a high school diploma with five (5) years of experience
  • Technology skills to work with a wide variety of computer hardware, software, operating systems, peripherals, etc.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to work with a wide variety of faculty, staff and students in a multitude of environments like instruction, administration, and research
  • Ability to troubleshoot in a variety of environments
  • Ability to lift and carry 25 to 50 pounds frequently and 60 pounds occasionally



  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering/Technology or Computer Science
  • Hardware maintenance of advanced computer, peripherals, and networking systems
  • Demonstrated experience with two or more of the following: Windows, Mac OS, or Linux
  • Familiarity with software redistribution techniques (i.e. SCCM/CM, Puppet, etc.)
  • Purdue Engineering experience


Additional Information:

  • This posting represents multiple vacancies
  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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