The System Administrator’s role is to ensure availability of services and stable operation of the computing environment, including hardware, operating systems, applications and network connectivity. This includes architecting, planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining and optimizing technical solutions through tasks and projects. The System Administrator also analyzes and resolves incidents and problems, including those submitted by end users, in a timely and accurate manner, providing training or consulting where required.
Advanced technical knowledge of and skills to administer: Linux operating systems of various commercial and non-commercial distribution Enterprise infrastructure services, such as NFS, LDAP, Satellite Server, Puppet, REV Linux software services, such as MySQL, Apache, Subversion, SSH, firewalls x86 server hardware from major OEMs and virtual machines in VMware. Ability to build and manage physical and virtual machines with the Linux operating system. Ability to develop automation in Perl. Ability to compile and support open source Linux software. Working knowledge of networks and other hardware, operating systems and services that interoperate with the Linux environment. Ability to identify opportunities then develop and assimilate various technologies to improve our computing services. Support 10-20 HPUX servers
Systematic trouble-shooting and problem solving skills. Attention to detail (organizing information, being accurate). Demonstrated commitment to quality (including testing and validation). Strong customer focus and commitment to customer support. Effective planning, prioritizing, goal setting skills. Ability to align with the organization’s goals and objectives. Ability to lead projects with multiple team members, including customers. Ability to communicate effectively with staff and end users of all levels. Ability to provide cross training and support for other Support Center staff. Adept at reading, writing and interpreting technical documentation and procedure manuals. Ability to conduct research for new solutions using industry standards, best practices and products. Strong personal interest in technology and awareness of industry standards or best-known methods.
- Performs other related duties and assignments as required
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science and 3 years relevant work experience or 5 – 7 years of relevant work experience. Certifications in Red Hat or similar operating systems and related technologies a plus. Perl programming experience required. Other scripting or programming (shell, TCL, PHP) a plus. UNIX programming (C/C++, make, lint, web-based or traditional applications) preferred. UNIX system internals (IPC, file locks, memory management, performance tuning) preferred. Solid educational foundation in a wide variety of Computer Science fundamentals (algorithms, networking, etc.) preferred. Experience supporting a large (500+) user environment. Knowledge of ITIL/ITSM processes and procedures. Knowledge of applicable data privacy laws and practices. Basic vendor management experience. HPUX experience desirable
The above Essential Duties & Responsibilities list includes those duties and responsibilities for which the position exists and which must be satisfactorily performed in order to be successful in the position. However the job description is not intended to be an all inclusive listing of work requirements.
Start date- ASAP
End date- April 29, 2013
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