Systems Administrator

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Created: February 13, 2013


 Required Qualifications:

• Associate degree in Computer Science & Information Technology or related field PLUS minimum of two years of fulltime development and server administration experience in a Linux/Solaris environment OR, if no associate degree in Computer Science & Information Technology or related field, four years of full time development and server administration experience.

• Demonstrated experience administering Web servers, including Apache and Tomcat, and database servers, including MySQL.

• Demonstrated experience implementing and supporting open source applications.

• Working knowledge of a programming or scripting language, such as Perl or PHP.

• Demonstrated experience in server virtualization.

• Strong customer service attitude; enthusiasm for working in a collaborative team-oriented environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

• BS degree in Computer Science or a related field.

• Experience working with library applications such as Voyager, DSpace, Drupal, etc.

• Familiarity with long term storage systems for archiving purposes.

• Experience working with authorization/authentication mechanisms such as LDAP, CAS, Shibboleth.

• Experience supporting a versioning system


• Maintain the hardware and software infrastructure in our Linux/Solaris environment including support of Web servers, application servers, versioning platform, etc. Install and configure server operating systems and related layered software, ensuring data, security standards, and procedures are maintained. • Perform shell scripting and programming in appropriate languages.

• Liaison with campus IT units to manage SAN storage/tape environment, system backups, and security policies. Play an active role in the development and deployment of new services and technologies.

• Work collaboratively with other members in the library, external open source community, and vendor support staff in a team-based approach.

• Consult with application developers to diagnose and troubleshoot system problems and recommend hardware/software purchases.

• Work in a team to manage system administration, web/application server administration and database server administration, maintaining up-to-date system documentation and managing code in a version-control system.

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