Network Services Specialist - 2 positions

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Created: May 8, 2014


Network Services Specialist (One Year Term - Pay Band 12) - 2 Positions

Requisition ID: 1400686

Faculty / Division: Central Library System

Department: Central Library System

Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto) 

Description: Works under general supervision in the ITS Network Services team. Provides scripting and programming to support the development of the Library's web and data infra-structure, including automation of server, database, and application configurations. Supports development of staff workstation-based services including automation of operating system and application deployment, back-end applications and servers. Additional responsibilities and project duties as required.

Qualifications: (MINIMUM) 

Education: University degree in computer science, a related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience: Four years experience in Linux server administration focused on web and database applications. Thorough familiarity with Windows and Linux operating systems, Intel-based computer hardware, server software applications, storage technology, and network protocols, standards, and security methods. Expertise in programming languages such as Ruby or Python and scripting languages such as Perl, Windows PowerShell, or Bash is required. Knowledge of application development methodologies, version control systems, open source software tools, and configuration management systems is an asset.

Skills: Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to plan and schedule projects and assignments. Demonstrated effective and independent ability to produce scalable and sustainable solutions to technical challenges. ,Strong team orientation with co-operative approach to problem solving.

Other: Highly flexible and adaptable with respect to work assignments; good judgment and ability to manage conflicting priorities and deadlines. Good understanding of fundamentals driving technological change and their implications in an academic setting and ability to proactively acquire new technical skills in a fast-evolving environment. Strong user-based service orientation. Knowledge of the business and administrative operations of a large academic library is an asset. Discretely handles confidential information in the course of managing network infrastructure initiatives.

This is a one year term position

Employee Group: United Steelworkers (USW)

Appointment Type: Budget - Term

Schedule: Full-time

Pay Scale Group and Hiring Rate: 12 -- $62,390 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $79,787.Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.

Job Field: Information Technology

Job Posting: May 5, 2014

Job Closing: May 16, 2014, 11:59:00 PM

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