System Administrator I, II, III or IV - Linux Administration (one position to be filled)

Location
Huntsville, Texas
Posted
Sep 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition: 201700212S

Department: Infrastructure and Support

Educational and Experience Requirement: 

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR I
Bachelor’s degree with a major in computer science or related field from an accredited institution with one year relevant experience. A combination of education, experience, certifications, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR II
Bachelor’s degree with a major in computer science or related field from an accredited institution with two years relevant experience. A currently valid Microsoft Technology Associate certificate or higher, or a Red Hat Certified System Administrator certificate or higher could be substituted for one year of experience. A combination of education, experience, certifications, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR III
Bachelor’s degree with a major in computer science or related field from an accredited institution with three years relevant experience. A currently valid Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate certificate or higher, or a Red Hat Certified Engineer certificate or higher could be substituted for one year of experience. A combination of education, experience, certifications, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR IV
Bachelor’s degree with a major in computer science or related field from an accredited institution with four years relevant experience. A currently valid Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert certificate or a Red Hat Certified Architect certificate could be substituted for one year of experience. A combination of education, experience, certifications, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Primary Responsibilities: 

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR I
Acquisitions, installs and upgrades computer components and software. Provides routine automation, and maintains security policies in conjunction with security office recommendations and state and federal regulations. Maintains core services to include e-mail, voicemail, printing, file sharing, authentication and access control, databases, video surveillance, disaster recovery, and storage systems. Processes service requests and tasks using the Information Technology ticketing system. Communicates effectively and timely with team members and clients. Serves as a member of project teams to build small (1 or 2 server) systems. Maintain small systems. Performs other related duties as assigned.

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR II
Acquisitions, installs and upgrades computer components and software. Provides advanced automation, and maintains security policies in conjunction with security office recommendations and state and federal regulations. Maintains core services to include e-mail, voicemail, printing, file sharing, authentication and access control, databases, video surveillance, disaster recovery, and storage systems. Communicates effectively and timely with team members and clients. Serves as a member of project teams to build small (1 or 2 servers) to medium (up to 5 servers) systems. Maintains small to medium systems. Manages authentication and access control systems. Configures automation routines using scripting and other programming languages. Performs other related duties as assigned.

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR III
Acquisitions, installs and upgrades computer components and software. Provides highly advanced automation, and maintains security policies in conjunction with security office recommendations and state and federal regulations. Maintains core services to include e-mail, voicemail, printing, file sharing, authentication and access control, databases, video surveillance, disaster recovery, and storage systems. Processes service requests and tasks using the IT ticketing system. Communicates effectively and timely with team members and clients. Serve as a member of project teams to build small (1 or 2 servers) to large (up to 10 servers) systems. Maintains small to large systems. Manages federation, authentication, and access control systems. Configures automation routines using scripting and other programming languages. Administers application-level databases. Administers information technology management systems such as Satellite, System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), Dell Open Manage Essentials (DOME), Zenoss, and backups. Performs other related duties as assigned.

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR IV
Acquisitions, installs and upgrades computer components and software. Provides advanced and managerial automation, and maintains security policies in conjunction with security office recommendations and state and federal regulations. Maintains core services to include e-mail, voicemail, printing, file sharing, authentication and access control, databases, video surveillance, disaster recovery, and storage systems. Processes service requests and tasks using the IT ticketing system. Communicates effectively and timely with team members and clients. Serve as a member of project teams to build any size system including complex ones (more than 10 servers with multiple integrations). Maintains any size system. Builds and manages federation, authentication, and access control systems. Manages or develops automation routines using scripting and other programming languages. Manages or develops custom written applications and/or services. Manages application-level databases. Measures, analyzes, and optimizes performance of all IT systems. Builds and manages information technology management systems such as Satellite, System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), Dell Open Manage Essentials (DOME), Zenoss, and backups. Builds and manages virtualization environments such as Vmware VSphere. Builds and manages enterprise class storage systems such as Fibre Channel Storage Area Network (SANs) and Network Attached Storage (NASs). Installs and manages Network Load Balancers, Secure Sockets Layer virtual private network (SSLVPN), and other appliances. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications: 

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR I
Must be available for after-hours on-call support. Knowledge of operating systems and applications. Knowledge of hardware and software troubleshooting. Familiar with or some experience using technologies such as Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID), enterprise-class server and direct-attached storage, as well as server virtualization. Understanding of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), Domain Name System (DNS), Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), and File Sharing protocols. This is a security sensitive position and requires a Department of Public Safety (DPS) fingerprint background check and will need to adhere to the Texas Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) Systems Access Policy. Some travel is required.

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR II
Must be available for after-hours on-call support. In-depth knowledge of operating systems and applications. In-depth knowledge of hardware and software configuration and troubleshooting. Familiar with Network Load Balancers and clustering technologies. Very familiar with or very experienced using technologies such as Redundant array of independent disks (RAID), enterprise-class server and direct-attached storage, enterprise-class storage systems such as Fibre Channel Storage Area Network (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS), as well as server virtualization. In-depth knowledge of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), Domain Name System (DNS), Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), and File Sharing protocols. In-depth knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL), Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), Kerberos, Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS), and Security Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. This is a security sensitive position and requires a Department of Public Safety (DPS) fingerprint background check and will need to adhere to the Texas Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) Systems Access Policy. Some travel is required.

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR III
Must be available for after-hours on-call support. In-depth knowledge of operating systems and applications. In-depth knowledge of hardware and software configuration and troubleshooting. Very familiar with Network Load Balancers and clustering technologies. In-depth knowledge of or significant experience using technologies such as RAID, enterprise class server and direct-attached storage, enterprise-class storage systems such as SAN and NAS, as well as server virtualization. In-depth knowledge of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), Domain Name System (DNS), Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), and File Sharing protocols. In-depth knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL), Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), Kerberos, Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS), and Security Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. Familiar with storage network technologies such as Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and Infiniband. This is a security sensitive position and requires a Department of Public Safety (DPS) fingerprint background check and will need to adhere to the Texas Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) Systems Access Policy. Some travel is required.

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR IV
Must be available for after-hours on-call support. In-depth knowledge of operating systems and applications. In-depth knowledge of hardware and software configuration and troubleshooting. In-depth knowledge with Network Load Balancers and clustering technologies. In-depth knowledge of or significant experience using technologies such as Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID), enterprise class server and direct-attached storage, enterprise-class storage systems such as Fibre Channel Storage Area network (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS), as well as server virtualization. In-depth knowledge of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), Domain Name System (DNS), Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), and File Sharing protocols. In-depth knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL), Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), Kerberos, Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS), and Security Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. In-depth knowledge of storage network technologies such as Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and Infiniband. This is a security sensitive position and requires a Department of Public Safety (DPS) fingerprint background check and will need to adhere to the Texas Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) Systems Access Policy. Some travel is required.