IT Systems Analyst, Senior Linux/UNIX Administrator

College Park, Maryland
Aug 09, 2018
Sep 13, 2018
Full Time

To serve as a senior-level system administrator for a multi-tiered enterprise-level Linux/UNIX platform infrastructure both local to the University campus and within cloud resources.

Work with the university’s academic, research, and administrative communities to identify opportunities to provide support for solutions.

Assist in the design and implementation of processes involving the creation, installation, modification, integration, and configuration of Unix/Linux operating systems, hardware, application and utility software, and network services in support of this environment both locally and in the cloud.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related field of study.

Must have six years of experience in administration of enterprise level, high-volume and complex UC technologies (email server/client, chat, mobile, audio/video conferencing, VOIP), collaboration tools (Webex, Adobe Connect, others).

Understanding of email related network protocols (SMTP, IMAP, POP, RFC 2822, RFC 5321), in depth knowledge of AD and LDAP based directory and authentication services.


Ability to work independently on tasks and as part of a project team, taking tasks from conceptualization to completion.

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 Unix/Linux systems programming languages and tools (C, C++, Perl, Unix shells, Java, etc)

Familiarity with setting up and managing Kerberos, networked file systems and services.

Experience with configuring network hardware (HBAs, fiber switches, etc).

Ability to install, modify, integrate, and configure commercial and open source software applications and utilities and networked services.

Ability to integrate local and cloud resources to present a consistent infrastructure configuration framework that allows for the movement of workloads between the two.
Strong problem solving skills.

Must work concurrently on multiple projects, adjust to occasional significant changes in priorities, and respond efficiently and effectively to emergency situations.

Effective written and verbal communication skills. Must assist, guide, and share information with technical and non-technical personnel.

Physical Demands

May be required to lift and rack computing and storage equipment into data center racks and cabinets.

Must be able to occasionally work in a data center environment where the ambient air temperature is 64-72 degrees.

Available to work on weekends and holidays when necessary.

Best Consideration Date: 07/12/2018

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