Linux System Administrator/Software Engineer, Robotics Institute
Carnegie Mellon University 92 reviews - Pittsburgh, PA

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The Auton Lab ( is seeking a creative individual who is enthusiastic about hardware for high performance computing to manage and improve its computational environment. Responsibilities will include: design and administration of the computational environment (computer hardware, storage array, software/libraries, etc); investigation, purchasing, and installation of new hardware; researching new software and hardware technologies; maintenance and support for Linux and Windows desktop users; assisting in developing and deploying cutting edge research software.

: Minimum:
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent in education and experience.
  • Experience: 3+ years of Linux system administration and/or systems analysis experience.
  • Skills:
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Linux administration issues, tasks, and tools
    • Knowledge of some relevant programming and scripting languages (e.g. Perl, Python, grep/sed/awk, Java, JavaScript, C, C++, Visual Basic, etc.)
    • Basic MS-Windows administration knowledge;
    • Demonstrated understanding and use of software engineering concepts, practices and procedures
    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to participate in cross-function teams
  • Physical Mobility: Able to sit and work from a computer monitor for long periods of time. May have to travel to campus or other locations.
  • Environmental Conditions: Usual office setting.
  • Mental: Ability to work under pressure, pay attention to detail and meet inflexible deadlines and deal with difficult individuals while maintaining composure.
  • Other: Some weekend and evening hours may be required.
  • Experience: 4+ years of experience as a professional GNU/Linux and Windows administrator. Experience negotiating purchases with vendors. 3+ years of experience programming in a high level language such as C, C++, or Java.
  • Skills: Java servlet programming. Experience with Unix and Windows systems programming interfaces (eg fork, mmap, CreateProcess), Matlab/Octave, PostgresSQL/MySQL, S/R/SAS/SPSS/Stata, Gnuplot. Systems experience with Tomcat, Apache, Qmail, VPN, Gentoo, User-Mode-Linux, Webmin/Shorewall.

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Job Function : System/Software Engineer
Primary Location : United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
FT/PT Status : Regular Full Time
Organization : ROBOTICS

Minimum Education Level : Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

Salary : 35595 - 64070 US Dollars Annually

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