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Yale ITS is seeking a systems administrator with strong Linux skills to work with physicists at Yale’s Wright Laboratory and support a broad research program at the frontiers of fundamental physics. The position calls for creativity, innovativeness, and the ability to work well independently and as a team player. It also demands a passion for technology, an eye for detail, and a determined persistence in troubleshooting and solving issues.
The successful candidate will support the scientific mission of several international collaborations of Wright Lab physicists. These missions rely on a range of systems including desktops, laptops, servers and storage arrays in laboratory and workgroup environments. The candidate will also support relational databases, scientific software such as SAS, Matlab, R, and, scripting languages such and Python and PERL. The ideal candidate will help researchers make best use of Yale’s High Performance Computing environment.
Degree and area of specialization:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
A minimum of 3 years of Linux system administration experience is required. However, greater experience is a plus.
Strong knowledge of scripting languages such as Python
Linux administration experience
Service monitoring and troubleshooting
Ability to support scientific software.
Using common software tools for tasks such as revision control and support tickets
Experience in any of the following is a plus:
Distributed computing or HPC (e.g., cluster, grid, or cloud computing)
Configuration management systems and automated server deployment
Server deployment and orchestration in cloud environments
Linux container related technologies
Large-scale storage systems and distributed filesystems
The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to initiate and complete technical projects with minimal supervision. Attention to detail is necessary, as is maintaining a commitment to quality of service and user support.
The main goal of this role is to help maximize the scientific output of world-class scientists by providing an agile, robust, and scalable computing infrastructure that delivers and fulfills the evolving scientific needs the Wright Laboratory. The successful candidate will:
Enable scientific data processing and analysis on heterogeneous distributed computing infrastructure.
Deliver technical expertise and provide recommendation in researching, evaluating and implementing new technologies.
Provide high-level service for existing technologies and large scale projects, as well as high-end support for all technology.
Manage operating systems, applications, web services, and content on the client’s servers.
Maintain in depth knowledge of existing and emerging technologies.
Develop and report on metrics that measure usage and reliability of all technology services provided.
Perform other scientific computing duties as assigned.
Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at http://bit.ly/2thSCqk. Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.
We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.
Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.