[Jobposts] Systems Administrator (Philadelphia, PA)

Daniel Widyono widyono at seas.upenn.edu
Tue Jan 6 19:29:42 UTC 2015

Hello, I'm hoping to find a promising Systems Administrator, who will
primarily manage Linux servers. There's lots of variety and
opportunity beyond that basic description, however!

With regards,
Dan Widyono

Location: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Quick Link to Apply: http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/7751


This position will primarily manage research groups’ IT
infrastructure, including Linux HPC Clusters, servers, applications,
and networks, and will provide technical support for the users of
these systems.

The School of Engineering’s CETS IT Support team is seeking a Systems
Administrator to support a diverse collection of IT resources for SEAS
researchers. This position is responsible for configuring, installing,
and maintaining Linux servers, research applications, networks,
storage, and HPC clusters, and adapting to additional diverse
environments. The ideal candidate understands the importance of timely
and proper communications with research clients and other support
staff, and of adhering to industry technical standards.

This position reports to an experienced HPC Sr. Systems Administrator
and will work with the entire collegial CETS team which has great
depth and breadth of IT support experience. As you gain experience you
will have the opportunity to lead outward projects such as (but not
limited to) being a campus XSEDE champion or running HPC workshops.



* A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field and minimum
1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and
experience is required.
* Minimum one year experience in Linux systems administration
* Ability to work with faculty, administrators, researchers and other
technical staff
* Ability to work independently and as part of a team
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
* Demonstrated experience administering Linux machines
* Demonstrated ability to translate plain English requirements into
technical design

* Experience administering multiple machines running Linux, Windows, OSX
* Experience with high performance clusters of computers
* Experience programming in high level scripting language (e.g. Python) and C

Relocation expenses are not available. Applicant must have the legal
right to work in the U.S.

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