Full time Remote / Telecommute

Senior System Administrator

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Created: April 23, 2013


 LYRASIS, a non-profit membership organization serving Libraries and Cultural Heritage Organizations (LCHOs), seeks an experienced Senior System Administrator.

Job Description:
The Senior System Administrator designs, develops, deploys and maintains Digital Technology Services (DTS) technical infrastructure and supported software in support of DTS hosting and development services. Responsibilities include technical infrastructure management, including internal and external network management; design, development and deployment of supporting internal systems; and design, development, deployment, testing and documentation of hosted open source systems including, but not limited to Evergreen, Fedora Commons repository, and Drupal. Provides technical leadership for proper version control on hosted software systems; system architecture design; version testing (where needed); deployment of tested code; and the establishment and documentation of system architecture standards and best practices. Duties also include working with project managers and client stakeholders to understand and refine project functional requirements.

Required Experience:
  • Linux system administration (5 years)
  • Scripting (shell, Perl, Python esp. valuable)
  • Database (MySQL and PostgreSQL preferred)
  • Source/Version control systems (Subversion, Git)
  • Issue/bug tracking systems
  • Virtualization platforms

Preferred Competencies:
  • Evergreen Library System, Drupal, Fedora Commons Repository and/or Islandora
  • Programming (Java, PHP and/or JavaScript)
  • Build and release automation
  • Incident, problem, change and release management practices
  • Strong understanding of Web Architecture
  • Effective Communication – both oral and written

To apply, please provide cover letter and resume, referencing job opening, to human.resources@lyrasis.org or fax to 404.892.7879.

LYRASIS partners with member libraries and cultural heritage organizations to create, access and manage information with an emphasis on digital content, while building and sustaining collaboration, enhancing operations and technology, and increasing buying power. For more information, please visit www.lyrasis.org.

LYRASIS is an equal opportunity employer. LYRASIS reserves the right to alter the position overview, with or without notice to the employee. This position overview is not a contract of employment and does not alter the employment relationship.  Every position overview is subject to modification to reasonably accommodate persons with disabilities.


Published: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 15:15 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:45 UTC