System and Network Administrator

Job description

Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: Renaissance Computing Inst - 637100

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty

Vacancy ID: NF0003409

Position Summary: This position provides compute and network infrastructure support for RENCI projects, which include local, national and international collaborations with a variety of research organizations. It focuses on deployment and operation of distributed clusters and allied hardware and networking capabilities in a dynamic research-oriented environment. Principal functions: -Deployment, management, day-to-day operations of a variety of research oriented distributed infrastructures. -Providing experimenter support to various user communities utilizing the infrastructure -Supporting RENCI researchers in their experiments - setting up experimental environments, software stacks, collecting performance data.

Application Deadline: 11/15/2018

Education Requirements: Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required; for candidates demonstrating comparable background in academic or research computing management, will accept a relevant undergraduate degree and 3 or more years of relevant experience in substitution.

Qualification and Experience: -Linux server administration -Linux virtualization -Experience with automation tools (e.g. Puppet, Ansible) -Experience with performance monitoring frameworks (e.g. Nagios) -Proficiency in scripting (e.g. Bash, Python) -Network administration experience (Layer 2) highly desired -Experience with containers (Docker, Singularity) a plus -Experience with OpenStack a plus -Experience with managing virtualized infrastructures in AWS, Azure or GCP a plus

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Gabriela Hernandez; HR Specialist

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: 919-445-9696

Special Instructions for Applicants:




Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 11/3/2018
Application Due: 11/15/2018
Work Type: