System Administration Division

Division Director: Ms. Maryam Balbid

The System Administration Team is responsible for over 50 computer servers that keep the University running on a day to day basis. The main tasks of the system administration team include:

  • Installing operating system for the servers
  • Applying operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes.
  • Performing backups and recovery policy
  • Monitoring system performance
  • Adding, removing, or updating user account information, resetting passwords
  • Analyzing system logs and identifying potential issues with computer systems
  • Implementing the policies for the use of the computer system
  • Introducing and integrating new technologies into existing data center environments
  • Performing routine audits of systems and software
  • Installing and configuring new hardware and software
  • Responsibility for security
  • Responsibility for documenting the configuration of the system
  • Troubleshooting any reported problems
  • System performance tuning