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Position: Senior Linux Systems Engineer
Institution: Auburn University
Location: Auburn, Alabama, United States
Duties: The Auburn University Office of Information Technology (OIT) and our Infrastructure Virtualization and Storage (IVS) team, is seeking candidates to fill a Senior Linux Systems Engineer position. This position will assess technology trends and issues and define technical solutions to meet OIT’s needs. Additionally, this position will help ensure stability, integrity, and efficient operation of the information systems that support the IVS group’s functions
Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent for entry level Relevant IT experience as a Unix/Linux system administrator, and/or application developer
   
Text: Skip to Main Content Toggle navigation Home Search Jobs Job Alerts Log In /Create Account Help About Auburn University Benefits Compensation (Non-Faculty) Office of the Provost Executive Searches Senior Linux Systems Engineer Auburn University is committed to keeping its campus community safe and will follow applicable local, state and federal guidelines and regulations regarding COVID-19 policies and protocols. External postings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. If an end date is not provided on the posting, it is subject to close after 10 calendar days. Employment with Auburn University is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check. Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Position Details Position Information Requisition Number S1863P Home Org Name Office of Information Technology Division Name Chief InfoOffice and InfoTechnology Position Title Senior Linux Systems Engineer Job Class Code MA14 D/E/F Appointment Status Full-time Part-time FTE Limited Term No Limited Term Length Job Summary The Auburn University Office of Information Technology ( OIT ) and our Infrastructure Virtualization and Storage ( IVS ) team, is seeking candidates to fill a Senior Linux Systems Engineer position. This position will assess technology trends and issues and define technical solutions to meet OIT’s needs. Additionally, this position will help ensure stability, integrity, and efficient operation of the information systems that support the IVS group’s functions. About Auburn : At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community. Why employees choose Auburn : Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts and more! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting aub.ie/working-at-auburn. Our Commitment : Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit www.auburn.edu/inclusion to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all. Formal AU Title: Specialist, Information Technology (IV/V/VI) Essential Functions Essential functions include, but are not limited to: Installing and configuring new servers (virtual and physical); adding detailed working notes to related tickets in the Service Now platform; maintaining internal wiki pages. Installing, configuring, and supporting Fibre Channel Switches and Fabrics for the Storage Area Network. Performing preventive maintenance; diagnosing, repairing, or replacing defective or malfunctioning equipment or working with hardware vendors to do the same. Preparing and maintaining documentation for performed tasks, procedures and all server changes. Staying in compliance with IT related University policies (i.e.: cyber security). Regular patching and monitoring of systems availability, backups and restores. Handling DNS , Firewall, IP Administration, and SSL / TLS certificates. Assisting with support of the Oracle Database and ERP System Groups as it relates to proprietary software on Linux systems. Assisting with support of TSM Spectrum Protect Backup Systems. Following all protocols regarding handling sensitive and confidential information (e.g., PII ). May perform other general and/or related duties as assigned. After-hours and on-call service should be expected. Minimum Education and Experience Education Level High school diploma or equivalent for entry level Field of Study Years of Experience 5 Area of Experience Relevant IT experience as a Unix/Linux system administrator, and/or application developer. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution may be considered in lieu of four years of experience when relevant. Requirements for Additional Job Levels Typical starting salaries for Level IV IT jobs are between $55,000 and $66,000. Level V requires a Bachelor’s degree and four or more years of experience relevant to this role. Typical salaries for new hires are between $64,000 and $76,000. Level VI requires a Bachelor’s degree and seven or more year of experience relevant to this role. Typical salaries at this level are between $73,000 and $86,000 Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available) Education Level Field of Study Years of Experience Area of Experience Requirements for Additional Job Levels Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications Minimum Skills and Abilities Effective written and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of users and support staff. Individual must be committed to the delivery of quality service and be self-motivated, able to work both independently under minimal supervision and as a team member, and comfortable learning and working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Proven ability to successfully initiate, track, and manage multiple detail-oriented projects simultaneously. A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Minimum Technology Skills Experience administering Linux, Solaris, or other Unix servers, including shell scripting, patching, managing local firewalls, using logs for troubleshooting, and keeping the OS running. Experience administering Fibre Channel Fabrics. Experience using virtual environments for and deployment purposes (e.g., VMware VSphere, Oracle VirtualBox, Microsoft Hyper-V). Basic understanding of Windows Server operating systems. Experience working with Active Directory and LDAP to manage users, groups, group policies and preferences. Basic understanding of remote storage protocols (e.g., iSCSI, NFS , SMB , etc.). Experience installing and configuring basic computer hardware and peripherals. Minimum License and Certifications Desired Qualifications Desired Qualifications A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Management Information Systems or related field. In depth experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux or similar Linux Distribution. Basic understanding with containerization and RHEL Atomic. Experience with Samba configuration and support. Experience with TSM Spectrum Protect Backup Software or other similar enterprise backup system. Experience using a scripting language to perform administrative tasks: (perl, python, bash). Experience with Brocade Fibre Channel Switches, Zoning and Multipathing. Basic knowledge with log management and discovery frameworks such as ELK stack (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana), Splunk, Wazuh or similar. Experience managing systems configured with SAN storage devices (e.g., setup, diagnosis, and safe replacement of failed parts). Experience with one or more automation frameworks such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef or similar. Experience with using or administering a relational database system such as MySQL, MSSQL , Oracle or IBM DB2. Experience with the following protocols/ports: DNS , HTTP , iSCSI, LDAP , MADP , NTP , RDP , SFTP , SMB , SNMP , SMTP , SSH , SSL , TELNET . Experience with VMware. Creating and maintaining virtual machine as a client to the infrastructure. Basic knowledge with Likewise/Beyond Trust Active directory bridging services. Experience with Azure Public Cloud network. Posting Detail Information Salary Grade 34 Salary Range $45,100 - $99,600 Job Category Information Systems/Technology Working Hours if Non-Traditional City position is located in: Auburn State position is located: Alabama List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position Posting Date 07/21/2022 Closing Date EEO Statement Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Special Instructions to Applicants Quick Link for Internal Postings https://www.auemployment.com/postings/31030 Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents Resume Cover Letter Optional Documents Letter of Recommendation Other Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates. LinkedIn AcademicKeys The Chronicle of Higher Education DiversityJobs HigherEdJobs HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium) Indeed RecruitMilitary The Tuskegee News Professional organization or journal Veterans Assistance Services Disability Assistance Services State Employment Service Social Media AU Job Bulletin Notified by an Auburn employee College or university Career Services I went to the AU Employment Website directly (www.auemployment.com) Other * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent? 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