The Office of Information Technology at West Virginia University is seeking an entry level UNIX Systems Administrator (Professional Technologist 1). This position will install, configure and support UNIX based operating systems including patches, fixes, compilers and utilities. Additional responsibilities include: basic shell programming; manage/configure SAN connectivity to hosts; investigate, analyze and resolve problems that result in system failures and performance issues; create technical documentation for both technical and non-technical users; and independently monitor system resources and adjust system parameters as necessary to resolve performance or availability problems without supervision.
A Bachelor's degree (B.S. or B.A.) from a four-year college or university in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, or related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Additional required skills include: demonstrated proficiency in DHCP, LDAP, DNS, SSH, FTP, TCPIP; a solid understanding of a UNIX-based operating system; is comfortable with most aspects of UNIX systems administration; ability to review host security parameters and ensure compliance with security policies; ability to provide end user support for the specific operating systems in use at the site (for example: AIX, Solaris, Linux, and MacOS X); knowledge of specific applications in use at the site (for example: Tivoli Storage Manager, Apache, MySQL); ability to develop, implement, and maintain Server Recovery procedures; capability to perform entry level systems administration functions on IBM pSeries, Sun SPARC, Linux, and Apple hardware platforms/architectures.
Salary will be competitive for the State of West Virginia Higher Education and commensurate with qualifications.
Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) references.