[TriLUG] TriLUG] Looking for Embeddable Redhat-based Distro

magnus magnus at trilug.org
Wed Sep 2 09:39:48 EDT 2009

WFU has a long history of confusion. They aren't even anywhere near Wake

Brian Henning wrote:
> Body-to-subject relevance fail.  
> WFU.recruiter--;
> ~B
> -----Original Message-----
> From: trilug-bounces at trilug.org [mailto:trilug-bounces at trilug.org] On
> Behalf Of Brown, Tara M.
> Sent: Tuesday, September 01, 2009 11:07 AM
> To: Triangle Linux Users Group General Discussion
> Subject: [TriLUG] TriLUG] Looking for Embeddable Redhat-based Distro
> Hi,
> Wake Forest University is currently recruiting for a Senior Systems
> Administrator-Linux.  If you know of anyone that might be interested,
> please let me know.  Below is a summary of the position, and the
> benefits that Wake Forest has to offer.  Applications are accepted at
> www.wfu.edu/hr/careers/
> Position Description:
> Works with minimal supervision in a team environment. Performs system
> administration and systems engineering tasks including system design,
> development, testing, implementation, and regular system maintenance.
> Serves as technical team lead and/or project manager as assigned.
> Remains up to date and knowledgeable about systems administration
> standards and best practices.    
> Essential Functions  
> *Serves as subject matter expert for operating system administration
> tasks including system design, development, testing, implementation and
> regular system maintenance. 
> *Shares technical knowledge with peers and trains them on systems
> related processes. 
> *Provides technical leadership for the university. 
> *Ensures confidentiality, integrity and availability of information
> assets through system security management processes. 
> *Implements a defined strategy and plan for server infrastructure and
> ensures that changes are controlled in line with the organization's
> change management procedure. 
> *Designs and implements procedures for backup, restoration and
> monitoring of systems, applications, data and documentation. 
> *Develops and maintains documentation and procedures for system
> administration activities. 
> *Solves system-related end-user problems/requests in an escalated
> support environment. 
> *Performs other related duties as assigned.    
> Education/Experience  
> Bachelor's degree with specialized training in the field of information
> technology required, plus a minimum of five years experience in the IT
> field with at least three years experience performing systems
> administration duties. An equivalent combination of education and
> experience may be accepted. 
> Knowledge/Skills/Ability  
> *Linux Server system management skills required. 
> *Knowledge of cfengine and open source software preferred. 
> *Ability to manage and administer the above systems with minimal
> supervision and with strong attention to security and to operational
> detail. 
> *Operational knowledge of Oracle and MS SQL is preferred. 
> *Knowledge of fundamental networking concepts, including TCP/IP, DNS,
> DHCP, ICMP, and WINS required. 
> *Knowledge of common Internet application protocols, including SMTP,
> SNMP, HTTP, SSL, NFS and TCP required. 
> *Knowledge of enterprise storage platforms such as SAN or NAS preferred.
> *Familiarity with scripting languages such as Shell, Batch, Perl or
> Python required. 
> *Effective oral and written communication skills 
> *Must have effective project management and technical team management
> skills. 
> *Knowledge of superior customer service standards and practices. 
> *Availability to work after hours and/or weekends and on-call, as
> specified by supervisor.    
> Physical Requirements  
> Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or a
> negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry,
> push, pull or otherwise move objects. This includes occasional hardware
> installation or maintenance. May also require rerouting, adding or
> removing network cables behind furniture or under raised flooring.
> Talking, hearing, fingering, grasping, repetitive motions. Close visual
> acuity. May be required to function in narrow aisles or passageways. Not
> substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.    
> Wake Forest University:
> Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated
> to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional
> education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top
> thirty national universities. With 4,300 undergraduates and 2,200
> graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ration is 10:1.
> Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual
> community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities
> and an active athletics community. From its founding, the university
> adopted the motto "pro humanitate" which is exemplified by a deep
> institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the
> world. For quick facts about the University, go to
> http://www.wfu.edu/visitors/quickfacts.htm.  
> A comprehensive and affordable benefits package is available to
> employees. The University offers a myriad of other benefits in addition
> to the traditional benefits package which includes medical, dental,
> vision, retirement contribution, life insurance and disability
> protection. Flexible spending accounts are available for healthcare
> expenses and dependent care expenses.  Legal plan, eldercare, and a
> generous tuition benefit for employees and their dependents are among
> some of the other attractive benefits available.  Wake Forest offers a
> generous and flexible paid time off (PTO) program that includes five
> weeks of PTO, a break over the winter holiday, and eight additional
> holidays.  Throughout the year, employees have the ability to experience
> the many cultural events that take place on campus.  The Professional
> Development Center is dedicated to offering free opportunities to grow
> professionally and personally.  Discounts are available to many sporting
> events and employees have free access to the athletic facilities on
> campus.  To review Wake Forest's benefits in full detail, visit
> http://www.wfu.edu/hr/benefits/index.html.  
> Wake Forest is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina - part of the
> beautiful Piedmont Triad metropolitan region which has a population of
> more than 1.5 million and is listed among the top 35 best places to live
> in North America by Cities Ranked and Rated. Known as the state's "City
> of the Arts," Winston-Salem offers a vast array of arts experiences
> ranging from music venues to galleries to theatre and film festivals.
> The city is also ranked among the top 50 US cities for affordability on
> national surveys. 
> Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks
> applications and nominations from women and minorities. Wake Forest
> seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to maintain the
> excellence of the University, and to offer students richly varied
> disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.  To apply
> for a position today visit www.wfu.edu/hr/careers .
> Tara Brown
> Manager, Talent Acquisition
> Human Resources
> 1834 Wake Forest Road
> Winston-Salem, NC 27109
> browntm at wfu.edu
> p. 336.758.4378
> f. 336.758.1627
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