Tech Team Leader and System Administrator for the Texas Digital Library
Texas Digital Library — Austin
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Created: October 30, 2013
DescriptionThe Texas Digital Library seeks a Senior Systems Analyst and Tech Team Lead to help us manage the systems and digital environment that brings the research of Texas universities to the world. Your work will enable universities to bring their research data and digital library collections online, not just with one university but a consortium of digital libraries as big as Texas
As part of the technical team of the Texas Digital Library as well as larger open source consortia, the Sr. Systems Administrator will work with the Director of Operations to develop the infrastructure necessary for running enterprise services that enable libraries to publish the scholarly work generated at their campus as well as preserve those digital assets for the long term. This role will provide an opportunity to lead the technical direction of the libraries of tomorrow, developing systems not just for the near term, but for the lifespan of university libraries.
Demonstrated expertise with standard concepts, practices, and procedures in systems administration. Experience with configuration management systems such as Puppet and hardware diagnostics, backups, replication and failure-recover procedures. Proficiency in programming and/ or scripting languages such as UNIX Shells, Python, PHP and Perl. Professional experience in supporting web and database servers on Linux platforms. Current or recent professional experience in Linux server administration. Strong SQL skills. Understanding of network fundamentals such as TCP IP, network firewalls and proxies. Experience administering identity management services, public and private cloud storage and services, and Sendmail. Ability to work directly with customers; to communicate and develop project plans within a team environment; and to work in a team environment.
Experience working in a digital library or university environment. Experience with Amazon Web Services including S3 and/or Glacier, Solr/Lucene search and indexing systems, REST and other web services, and managing DNS LDAP, Apache, Wordpress, Tomcat, MySQL, Postgres, Nagios and Sendmail. Proven superior technology troubleshooting and diagnostic skills.
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Published: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 20:31 UTC
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