Starting from systemd version 226 is now easy to create user-specific unit services.
This means that a normal user can now manage his own systemd unit services without the need to be root. For more information on how to create user-specific unit services take a look at here.
There are several nice advantages for creating a unit service with systemd:
With JuNest you can create a systemd unit service based on a service installed in your JuNest environment. For instance, the following link shows how to create the dropbox service installed in JuNest and to get it started every time the user log in to the system: