[Jobposts] Job vacancy: IT Systems Analyst, Sr. Linux/UNIX Administrator - DIT, UMD

Elena E. Franzoi efranzoi at umd.edu
Tue Jan 14 16:48:26 UTC 2020

1.Which country are you in? USA
2. Will you take international applicants? Yes
3. Do folks need pre-existing work visas for your country? Yes
4. Is a relocation allowance part of the salary package? Negotiable
5. Can we telecommute? After probationary period.

*Position title: * *IT Systems Analyst, Sr. Linux/UNIX Administrator*
*Position #: 114046*

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

*Minimum qualifications*

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or
an equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or
training, or work experience.

Minimum of 7 years of Unix/Linux operating system administration.

Minimum of 7 years with networked file systems, designing and integrating
heterogeneous systems within a large, distributed computing environment.

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

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.

Expertise with shell scripting, Perl and/or Python.


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

Experience deploying and maintaining virtual servers in VMWare and

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

Experience with configuring and monitoring network hardware (HBAs).

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.

Must be able to work well with others in a cooperative work environment.

*Additional information: * this position does not provide sponsorship for

*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: 02/03/2020 or open until filled*

*Please apply at:* https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/76182


*Elena Franzoi, M.S.*
(Pronouns: She | Her | Hers)
Business Office Coordinator
5801 University Research Court
College Park, MD 20740
301.405.4912 | 301.314.9100 (fax)


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