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IT Systems Analyst, Senior Linux/UNIX Administrator 114046 (Full Time)

Location: College Park, MD Country: United States of America

Position Title: IT Systems Analyst, Senior 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 cloud.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or 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 AWS/Cloud.
  • 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.

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: 12/09/2019 or open until filled.


Posted Date: 20 Nov 2019 Reference: JS074239college parkmd Company: University of Maryland Division of Information Technology Contact: University of Maryland Division of Information Technology