System and Network Administrator

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Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF) Department Renaissance Computing Inst-637100 Working Title System and Network Administrator Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty Position Posting Category Information Technology Salary Range Dependent on Experience or/and Qualifications. Full Time/Part Time? Full-Time Permanent Hours per Week 40 Vacancy ID NF0003409 Position ID 20030978 Posting Open Date 11/02/2018 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Proposed Start Date 12/01/2018 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.

Educational 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.

Qualifications 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.

Special Instructions Quick Link Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Gabriela Hernandez; HR Specialist Department Contact Telephone or Email 919-445-9696 Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the response below that describes your level of education that best or mostly closely satisfies the education requirements for this position.
    • Bachelor’s degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
    • Bachelor's degree in any field/discipline
    • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
    • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in any field/discipline
    • None of the above




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Posted: 1/22/2019
Application Due: 2/19/2019
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