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

Job description

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

Requisition
202000158S

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

FLSA status
Exempt

Hiring Salary
System Administrator I: $3,316 – $4,830 per month System Administrator II: $3,846 – $5,556 per month System Administrator III: $4,352 – $6,246 per month System Administrator IV: $4,940 – $7,060 per month

Occupational Category
Professional

Department
Infrastructure and Support

Open Until Filled
Yes

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.

Nature & Purpose of Position
SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR I Assists with the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of Sam Houston State University Information Technology systems. Acquisitions, installs, and upgrades routine computer components and software. SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR II Maintains the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of Sam Houston State University Information Technology systems. Acquisitions, installs, and upgrades advanced computer components and software. SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR III Oversees and maintains the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of Sam Houston State University Information Technology systems. Acquisitions, installs, and upgrades highly advanced computer components and software. SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR IV Performs advanced or managerial upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of Sam Houston State University Information Technology systems. Acquisitions, installs, and upgrades highly advanced computer components and software.

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.

Full Time Part Time
Full Time

Quicklink
http://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/24498

EEO Statement
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
Screening Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HBCU Connect - Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC - Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • SHSU Website
    • SHSU Employee
    • Other
  2. If your response to the question above was "Other" please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your experience(s) working as a System Administrator, including technologies used.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Describe a highly-available system you have designed and built.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Describe a script or form of automation (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc) you have developed to solve a problem related to system administration.

    (Open Ended Question)

 

 

 

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Posted: 8/20/2020
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