[TriLUG] Have a Job: Duke
jjtuttle at trilug.org
Tue Oct 19 11:39:44 EDT 2010
I can talk about the department and whatnot, but not a lot about the
Senior Systems Administrator, Sr. Analyst, IT
3 Year Term Appointment
Under the direction of the Head of Discovery and Core Services, manages
central servers and network infrastructure used by the staff and patrons
of the library. Installs, manages, and maintains the library's
Linux/Unix servers. Collaborates with University IT staff to align and
integrate library computing with campus computing. Performs scripting
and stress testing tasks as needed. Serve as platform architect for the
local services environment as well as point person for hardware and
first level software (httpd, etc.). This position is a 3 year term
* Installs, upgrades, and maintains Linux/Unix servers. Performs
server disk management, data recovery, operating system
maintenance, server backup, and file restoration. Tests, installs,
and maintains server-based application and utility software.
Installs and manages virtual server environments for production
and sandbox as needed. Evaluates, tests, and recommends new server
hardware, software, and network technologies.
* Collaborates with Office of Information Technology and other
University IT staff to facilitate the integration of the Library's
computing infrastructure into that of the University, to
communicate the Library's computing needs, and to assist in the
diagnosis of University-wide computing and networking problems.
* Serves as primary technical contact to OIT regarding the library's
use of Linux/Unix virtual hosting and storage environments. Serves
as liaison between the library's application developers and
managers and OIT systems administrators and other virtual host
environment technical staff.
* Participate and lead application analysis to judge suitability of
installed applications as candidates for VM Migration.
* Develop and document scripts to improve functionality and routine
* Provides technical guidance and direction to fellow ITS staff.
* Consult with other staff members in ITS to stay informed on
current and emerging technology projects and opportunities for
collaboration and resource sharing.
* Maintain current awareness of trends in information technology and
* Provides after hours on-call service in rotation with other team
* Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
It is the expectation that all Duke University Library staff members
will demonstrate exceptional workplace behaviors in the execution of
their specific position responsibilities. These behaviors are customer
focus, collaboration, creative problem solving, continuous learning and
a commitment to diversity.
*Required: *Education: Required: BA/BS in computer science or related
field or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
*Required: *Three years experience in system administration of Unix
(Linux) systems; expert knowledge of client/server computing;
demonstrated ability to manage or support a multi-user client/server
application; experience in a multi-platform, heterogeneous environment;
experience with programs, scripting (Perl, Shell, Python) and systems
administration tools; demonstrated ability to manage technical projects;
demonstrated collaborative skills; ability to manage a complex workload,
prioritize tasks and complete work on time with minimum supervision;
strong communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work as
part of a team.
*Preferred: *Experience providing system administration of CentOS / RHEL
5; experience using Puppet to manage system configurations; experience
with server virtualization and Xen; experience with heartbeat
clustering; experience supporting implementations of Apache, MySQL, and
Tomcat; experience with Nagios and Cacti; experience with RPM packaging
and distribution; prior experience working in an academic research library.
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