IT Systems Analyst

University of Maryland, College Park
Apr 25, 2017
May 30, 2017
Full Time

Position Summary

To provide system and application administration support for multi-tiered enterprise-level Linux/UNIX platform infrastructure both local to the University, and within cloud resources.

Perform installation, modification, integration, and configuration of applications and utility software, both locally and in the cloud.

Build and deploy systems and applications using automated configuration and deployment tools like Docker and Puppet.

Diagnose and remedy issues with systems and mission critical applications minimizing system and application downtime.


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.

2 – 4 years of Unix/Linux system administration.

2 – 4 years experience providing system and application administration support for Web application servers like Tomcat

2 – 4 years experience with network filesystems, integrating heterogeneous systems within a large, distributed computing environment.



In depth knowledge of Unix/Linux (RedHat) operating system internals, client/server computing techniques, distributed systems management concepts, server virtualization, and all aspects of computer communications.

Fluency in two or more Unix/Linux systems programming languages and tools (C, C++, Perl, UNIX shells, Java, python.)

Ability to install, integrate, and configure commercial and open source software applications and utilities using tools like Docker and Puppet.

Experience configuring and administering monitoring systems such as Nagios, Tripwire, Splunk.

Experience with a variety of Web application platforms like JBOSS, Tomcat, and other J2ee application servers.

Strong problem solving skills. Must work concurrently on multiple projects

Basic understanding of networking: HTTP/HTTPS, firewalls, routing, certificates, load balancing, high-availability systems

Effective written and verbal communication skills.


Posting Date: 4/25/2017

Best Consideration Date: 5/23/2017


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