Linux Administrator 180-13
American Public Media - Saint Paul, MN

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Position Summary:
The Linux Administrator is member of the APMG IT Infrastructure team within the Technology & Operations department of American Public Media | Minnesota Public Radio and reports to the Director of APMG IT Infrastructure. The Linux Administrator is responsible for ensuring the highest level of performance and uptime associated with a Linux environment, for all internal and external customers of APM|MPR. This position provides secondary support for Storage Area Networks (SAN).

Position Responsibility:
  • Administration and support of the Linux Red Hat/CentOS server environment, including Apache, Tomcat, MySQL, PHP, and related platforms.
  • Administrate and support backup and recovery infrastructure, including NetBackup, Hitachi AMS storage arrays and StorageTek tape libraries.
  • Provide secondary support of storage infrastructure, including Hitachi AMS storage arrays, Brocade switches, McData switches, and NetApp V-Series.
  • Capacity analysis and planning across the server environment.
  • Develop system level documentation and standard operating procedures.
  • Ensure systems comply with best practices related to internet security and intrusion detection.
  • Maximize system performance by monitoring, troubleshooting, upgrading, and collaborating with other members of the team.
  • Provide relief support to other functional areas of the IT Infrastructure team, including the Microsoft server environment and network infrastructure.
  • Maintain excellent customer relations and keep customers informed on project/problem status.
  • Proactively review appropriate systems technologies and propose initiatives to improve/resolve.
  • Work with vendors for product information and design, pricing, and support escalation.
  • Complete all support assignments on time and within budget.
  • Provide on-call systems administration technical support.
  • Provide IT departmental budget input as requested.
  • Any additional duties as required.
Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or equivalent experience.
  • Five or more years of Linux server implementation and support.
  • Three or more years of experience with Apache and Tomcat.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Expert with Red Hat/CentOS.
  • In-depth knowledge of IP and DNS, as related to both the internet and intranets.
  • Excellent ability to communicate both written and verbal, in a highly customer service focused environment.
  • Ability and desire to learn new technology.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Interest in and knowledge of mission-driven non-profit organizations.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Knowledge of web content management systems.
  • Experience with Akamai or other Content Distribution Network (CDN).
  • Knowledge of system configuration management (SCM).
  • Knowledge and experience with Active Directory Integration.
  • Working knowledge of Storage Area Networks (SAN).
  • Working knowledge of database management, backup and security.
  • Knowledge of version control systems such as CVS, Subversion, and Git.
  • Working knowledge of ITIL or ITSM.
Reporting To This Position: None

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
  • Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Some travel may be required
  • Must be able to be on call 24/7, with adequate 24 hour transportation
  • Physical Demands:
oRequired to move about in an office environment and sit for extended periods of time
oRequired to move about in the community
oReach with hands and arms
oRequired to work outdoors at times
oFrequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping
oRequired to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Working Conditions:
oModerate noise level
oOccasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions

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American Public Media is the nation's second-largest producer of public radio programs, reaching more than 15 million listeners nationwide...