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Linux System Administrator I, II, III or IV

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Sam Houston State University
Location
Huntsville, TX

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Requisition:

202200172S

Title:

Linux System Administrator I, II, III or IV

FLSA status:

Exempt

Hiring Salary:

This position is a pay grade 16, 18, 20 or 22. Please see Pay Grade Table at: https://pa-hrsuite-production.s3.amazonaws.com/116/docs/550174.pdf

Occupational Category:

Professional

Department:

IT Operations

Open Date:

05/05/2022

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Educational and Experience Requirement:

Linux System Administrator I: The minimum requirements for the performance of the job are a Bachelor’s degree with a major in computer science or related field from an accredited institution with at least one year relevant experience. A currently valid Red Hat Certified Engineer certificate or higher could be substituted for one year of experience. Skills required to perform this job should include knowledge of: BASH, GIT Source Control, Red Hat Operating System, firewalls, disaster recovery, and access management policies and processes. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Linux System Administrator II: The minimum requirements for the performance of the job are a Bachelor’s degree with a major in computer science or related field from an accredited institution with at least two years relevant experience. A currently valid Red Hat Certified Engineer certificate or higher could be substituted for one year of experience. Skills required to perform this job should include knowledge of: BASH, Python, SAML IdP, Satellite, Ansible, PowerShell, GIT Source Control, Red Hat Operating System, firewalls, disaster recovery, and access management policies and processes. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Linux System Administrator III: The minimum requirements for the performance of the job are a Bachelor’s degree with a major in computer science or related field from an accredited institution with at least three years relevant experience. A currently valid Red Hat Certified Engineer certificate or higher could be substituted for one year of experience. Skills required to perform this job should include knowledge of: GO, BASH, Python, PowerShell, Oracle SQL, SAML, Web API (Restful), Stored Procedures, Multithreaded Development, Web development, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), and GIT Source Control. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.


Linux System Administrator IV: The minimum requirements for the performance of the job are a Bachelor’s degree with a major in computer science or related field from an accredited institution with at least four years relevant experience. A currently valid Red Hat Certified Engineer certificate or higher could be substituted for one year of experience. Skills required to perform this job should include knowledge of: GO, BASH, Python, PowerShell, Oracle SQL, SAML, Web API (Restful), Stored Procedures, Multithreaded Development, Web development, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), and GIT Source Control. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position:

Oversees and maintains the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of Sam Houston State University Information Technology systems. Acquisitions, installs, and upgrades computer components and software. Provides highly advanced automation and maintains security policies in conjunction with information security office recommendations, and state and federal regulations. Works under the direction of the Director for System and Operations and the designated team lead.

Primary Responsibilities:

Linux System Administrator I:This position maintains core services to include e-mail, voicemail, printing, file sharing, authentication and access control, databases, video surveillance, disaster recovery, and storage systems. The person selected would process service requests and tasks using the IT ticketing system and maintains small systems made up of one or two servers, software, and network devices. Manages federation, authentication, and access control systems. Performs routine maintenance and troubleshooting to maintain service availability.

Linux System Administrator II:This position maintains core services to include e-mail, voicemail, printing, file sharing, authentication and access control, databases, video surveillance, disaster recovery, and storage systems. The person selected would process service requests and tasks using the IT ticketing system and maintains small to medium systems made up of one or several servers, software, and network devices. Manages federation, authentication, and access control systems. Performs routine maintenance and troubleshooting to maintain service availability. Administers information technology management systems such as Satellite, Ansible, SAML Idp firewalls, disaster recovery, and access management.

Linux System Administrator III:This position maintains core services to include e-mail, voicemail, printing, file sharing, authentication and access control, databases, video surveillance, disaster recovery, and storage systems. The person selected would process service requests and tasks using the IT ticketing system. Maintains small to large systems made up of multiple servers and network devices. 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, F5 Big-IP LTM /GTM/APM, Enterprise SAN/NAS platforms, Ansible, SAML Idp, firewalls, disaster recovery, and access management policies and processes.

Linux System Administrator IV:This position maintains core services to include e-mail, voicemail, printing, file sharing, authentication and access control, databases, video surveillance, disaster recovery, and storage systems. The person selected would process service requests and tasks using the IT ticketing system. Maintains small to large systems made up of multiple servers and network devices. 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, F5 Big-IP LTM /GTM/APM, Oracle RAC databases, Enterprise SAN/NAS platforms, Ansible, SAML Idp, firewalls, disaster recovery, and access management policies and processes.

Other Specifications:

Linux 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.

Linux 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.

Linux 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.

Linux 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.


Up to 80% of this position, over the fiscal year during off-peak periods, may be performed remotely as determined by the supervisor.

Full Time Part Time:

Full Time

Quicklink:

https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/31235

EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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About Sam Houston State University

For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.

SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.

Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges the university's significant commitment to service.

Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston. 

SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.

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Location
1905 University Avenue
Huntsville
TX
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