Enterprise Infrastructure Administrator - UNIX

 

DEPARTMENT:                              Information Technology

POSITION TITLE:                          Enterprise Infrastructure Administrator

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, the incumbent designs, implements, and maintains moderately complex services/management applications or infrastructure components incorporated in University's enterprise computing infrastructure.   This includes researching and recommending new hardware, software, and management tools to enhance service quality.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs installation, configuration, administration, maintenance, and support of service/management applications or infrastructure components incorporated in University's enterprise-scale computing infrastructure. Performs installation, configuration, administration, maintenance, and support of service/management applications or infrastructure components within the virtual frame. Monitors the ongoing operation and performs activities to assist with  performance tuning, troubleshooting of hardware, OS and application issues. Performs regular and on-demand infrastructure backups and recoveries. Participates in disaster recovery and business resumption planning, testing, and implementation. Participates in University's emergency response. Maintains appropriate documentation on procedures, configurations, and equipment inventory. Assists in the management and operation of University data center(s) and telecommunication facilities. Assists in the implementation of security policies & procedures, along with investigation and resolution of security incidents, to ensure a stable and secure computing infrastructure. Designs and develops automated procedures using a variety of scripting and programming languages. Develops standard operating procedures and trains staff in the implementation of these procedures. Researches and recommends new hardware, software, and management tools to enhance service quality. Manages small to medium projects including needs analysis, planning, testing, and implementation. Works directly with vendors and technical support personnel on equipment and software purchases, as well as support and maintenance contracts. May supervise professional staff and/or student workers. Performs other duties and responsibilities related to those described above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the position.

QUALIFICATIONS:

B.S. degree in Computer Science or related area required. Advanced degree preferred. Minimum four years of experience with responsibilities involving installation, configuration, administration, maintenance, and support of at least one enterprise-level service/management application or infrastructure component including computer systems, database, network, telecommunication, storage, messaging, disaster recovery, security, and data center. Familiarity with one or more operating systems. Experience in the installation and support of production environments utilizing virtualization technologies. Excellent customer service and communication skills. Ability to work with people of various backgrounds and on all levels of technical knowledge. Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills. Familiarity with one or more scripting and programming languages. Strong project management capabilities including project planning, resource management (including third party resources), time estimation and execution. Ability to take ownership and manage projects from start to completion. These qualifications may be waived for individuals with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum 4 years of experience with responsibilities involving installation, configuration, administration, maintenance, and support of Unix-based client-server environment. Proven hands on experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux OS. Familiarity with one or more of the following technologies: Apache, PHP, MySQL, sendmail, Samba, network appliance filer management. Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems. Ability to write and debug scripts using common languages, such as Bash, Perl, and PHP. Experience with VMware vSphere is strongly preferred. Experience with managing small to medium projects including needs analysis, planning, testing, and implementation

APPLICATION:

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to itjobs@southernct.edu. Please reference Search # S13-005 in the Subject line of your email.