The University of Vermont
Work on multiple large-scale systems in a 24×7 production data center environment. Configure and support UVM’s enterprise server and storage environment, including hundreds of Linux servers, VMWare ESX, and petabytes of SAN storage, which are systems that support all aspects of server computing at UVM including research, academic, and administrative functions. Support Linux server hosting needs for departmental applications and researchers. Help with operating system upgrades and ensure that UVM’s Linux environment stays up to date and secure. Work in Identity Management system to handle daily operational needs, as well as new enhancements for the system (e.g., handle accounts for loosely affiliated people such as non-credit students, Vermont researchers, and guests). Use automation through scripting whenever possible to manage and monitor services, ensuring consistent configuration across services and thousands of users. Provide system tuning, troubleshooting, security, capacity planning, business continuity and other related services. Document procedures. Provide systematic attention to detail, careful planning and judgement in consideration of impact to thousands of users.
Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or technology related field and one to three years of related experience required. Expertise with Linux/UNIX operating systems and network architecture required. Experience with at least one systems programming language (e.g., C, Python, Perl, Rust) and software version control required. Effective customer service experience required. Effective written and verbal communication skills and ability to work collaboratively required. Ability to maintain focus and professionalism under pressure required.
Linux troubleshooting experience desirable. Understanding of security in a Linux environment desirable. Experience with configuration management systems desirable.