System Administrator
Harvard University - Cambridge, MA

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School/Unit Harvard Law School Sub-Unit ------------ Location USA - MA - Cambridge Job Function Information Technology Time Status Full-time Schedule Monday through Friday, 9 to 5 Department The Berkman Center Salary Grade 056 Union 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Duties & Responsibilities

The Berkman Center is seeking an enthusiastic System Administrator with strong people skills to help manage Berkman’s UNIX/Linux infrastructure. The proper candidate would be able to ensure smooth operation of the technological infrastructure of a world-class research center working on cutting-edge internet policy. Candidate would be responsible for installation, deployment, maintenance, backup, system uptime, and integrity of UNIX/Linux servers; participates in 24x7 support schedule; may refer technical issues to other staff when necessary. Working with great in-house talent, the position is ideal for someone who learns new technologies quickly, tinkers and solves odd technology problems, and is able to communicate solutions effectively to technical and non-technical faculty, fellows and staff.

This is a term appointment currently expected to extend through June 30, 2014 subject to department needs and funding.
Basic Qualifications BS or equivalent work experience, and 3-5 years of related experience in systems administration. Experience with RHEL, Ubuntu, OS X Server; Linux security, programming skills. Additional Qualifications
Familiarity with research and project management techniques, required. Strong writing skills required. Experience with Perl, Python, Bash or other scripting languages, knowledge and experience with VMware, KVM/QEMU or Xen, CVS, Subversion, and knowledge and experience with Apache and MySQL, required. Knowledge and experience with NetApp/NAS systems, Nginx, Tomcat / J2EE Systems, PostgreSQL,Windows 2003 Server and AD a plus. Has interest in and ability to master new software and technology quickly and with minimal training; enjoys tinkering/solving a range of dynamic technology problems and is comfortable in a fun, dynamic and fast-moving environment; good customer service and communication skills; adept at working with both non-technical and technical people; takes initiative, follows through with minimal supervision; patient, curious, and perseverant; flexible, able to prioritize and to manage multiple needs; works well as part of a team and independently. Additional Information
The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University is a research program founded to explore cyberspace, share in its study, and help pioneer its development. Founded in 1997, through a generous gift from Jack N. and Lillian R. Berkman, the Center is home to an ever-growing community of faculty, fellows, staff, and affiliates working on projects that span the broad range of intersections between cyberspace, technology, and society. More information can be found at .

Commitment to Diversity: The work and well-being of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University are strengthened profoundly by the diversity of our network and our differences in background, culture, experience, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and much more. We actively seek and welcome applications from people of color, women, the LGBTQIA community, and persons with disabilities, as well as applications from researchers and practitioners from across the spectrum of disciplines and methods.

This term appointment has an expected end date of June 30, 2014.

All offers will be made by HLS Human Resources Pre-Employment Screening Education

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