Enterprise Linux Systems Analyst

East Carolina University

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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title:

Enterprise Linux Systems Analyst

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Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

AFH IT Enterprise Sys and Oper

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Division :

Administration & Finance

Classification Title :

IT System Administrator II

Working Title :

Enterprise Linux Systems Analyst

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Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

$77,732 - $98,020

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Job Category :

Non-Faculty Information Technology

Organizational Unit Overview:

Information Technology and Computing Services (ITCS) is the central agency that supports enterprise-wide computing at East Carolina University. ITCS, through innovative information technology initiatives and service, provides opportunities for the ECU community to excel in teaching, research, and service using state-of-the-market technology and collaborative environments. ITCS is first and foremost committed to providing excellent information technology support for faculty, staff, and students. ITCS partners with campus departments, other universities, and industry to make strategic investments in information technology infrastructure that will help maintain a competitive advantage in administrative applications, faculty research, and outreach to the state and nation. We will achieve this through increasing the core functions and deploying appropriate technology throughout the university.

The Enterprise Systems Linux team ensures secure, highly available and robust computing platforms to power the University’s mission critical Enterprise Linux Systems. The team installs, configures and supports Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE, OEL and other platform technologies on various server hardware including blade servers, virtual servers, and rack mount servers.

Job Duties :

The primary function of this position is administration and support of Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers and other platform technologies including Red Hat Satellite and Cloud-Centric Technologies. Duties include monitoring and maintaining overall system security, upgrading software, patching and remediating system level vulnerabilities. Troubleshooting performance issues, system failures, and security events. Provisioning and configuring new systems. Performing system level security hardening and performance tuning. Duties also include researching, developing, testing and deploying new solutions to solve issues or meet business needs. The position will drive System level automation for provisioning, configuring and baseline enforcement using Ansible playbooks, Puppet modules, shell scripts, and many other cloud-native technologies. This position will develop and test disaster recovery plans and will manage short and long-term projects of varying degrees of size and complexity.

This position may be eligible for Flexible Work Arrangements (FWA) under the ECU FWA Policy.

The position provides technical support as part of an on-call rotation during non-business hours.Employees are required to adjust their standard work schedule to meet the requirements of their position, which includes and not limited to evening and weekend hours to perform scheduled and unscheduled workload requirements to maintain University operations.

Minimum Education/Experience :

Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

· Supporting Production Red Hat Enterprise Linux or other Linux variants· Using Kickstart templates, PXE boot, yum repositories, RPMs, shell scripts, Perl scripts, etc.· IT Automation using Ansible playbooks, Puppet modules, Kickstart templates, Shell scripts, python scripts, cloud images, etc.· Cloud-native technologies such as Azure, AWS, GCE, Openstack, etc.· Building, deploying, troubleshooting, and supporting highly available x86 platforms.· Enterprise clustering such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux Cluster, Bright Computing Cluster Manager, Oracle Clusterware, HA Proxy, HA LVM, Gluster Storage, or CEPH Storage.· Developing and testing disaster recovery plans.· Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, organizational, planning, and strong problem-solving skills· Technical support as part of an on-call rotation during non-business hours.· Certification in Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) and/or Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) and/or applicable certifications is highly desired.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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 (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow. http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/admissions/whyecu.cfm

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.


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