Systems Analyst, Instructional & Information Technology Services
Haverford College - Haverford, PA

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The incumbent should possess skills to design, develop, analyze and perform various systems administration and application programming tasks. The person must be able to develop and manage tasks related to database management and provide support to the institutions custom developed applications. This full-time position will be part of the IITS team.

Additional Responsibilities

Together with other IITS staff, maintain a robust, stable, and secure infrastructure for the college UNIX servers, SAN devices, VMWare and other servers. Perform systems administration, tuning, performance analysis, security, account management functions, and other maintenance tasks. Develop programs as needed to integrate, enhance, and administer the web infrastructures. Evaluate new and existing software products. Partner with advanced web content owners in deploying new technology and tools. Perform other related duties, including carrying, assembly and physical installation of server equipment, as assigned.


Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or related field and a minimum of two years of experience in various Linux and/or Unix operating systems including Solaris, Ubuntu, and Red Hat; various scripting and programming languages; and database administration or an equivalent combination of experience and education. Demonstrated experience building, extending, and maintaining open source software applications built on the LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack. Sophisticated system administration skills including up-to-date knowledge of operating system and application security practices within Linux/UNIX. Familiar with the administration and configuration skills required for Tomcat, Apache and MySQL. Experience with several of the following:
• Programming / scripting languages (PERL, PHP, Java/Script, etc.)
• Authentication and authorization methods (LDAP, Active Directory, Shibboleth, WebAuth, Kerberos and Radius.)
• Content management tools
Must be a self-motivated individual with a demonstrated history of successful participation in large-scale system implementation, including planning and documentation. Must possess strong written and oral communications skills and be able to effectively work in a diverse team in a highly collaborative environment. Must be able to work well under conditions of stress and, when necessary, be available to work extended hours and occasional weekends.
The Position and the College

The Core Technologies staff and their partners in Instructional & Information Technology Services offer a supportive environment for independent, team-oriented, creative, committed staff seeking intellectual and professional growth through involvement in the work of faculty and students.

In addition to providing a great work environment, Haverford College offers generous benefits programs for professional employees, including outstanding medical/dental, vacation, and retirement benefits.

Please tell us how you meet these qualifications in your letter of application, and submit your letter, resume, salary requirements and the names of three references via email to Marian Carroll (, Assistant to CIO, Instructional & Information Technology Services.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the job is filled. Haverford College is an equal opportunity employer.

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