The University of Pittsburgh University Library System (ULS) is seeking a Linux System Administrator to provide DevOps support for its library systems and electronic publishing services. This is a high-level, regular, full-time position responsible for effective provisioning, installation, configuration, operation, enhancement, and maintenance of system hardware, software and related infrastructure.
Duties include systems analysis, system design, needs assessment, software development, interface design and development, software and operations support, resource planning, and maintenance for several key ULS systems. The incumbent must be proficient with Linux based systems (Oracle Enterprise Linux or Red Hat equivalent) and be able to manage all aspects of the LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Perl) stack including operating system installation, software installation, patching, and manipulating hardware attached to the system. The incumbent must have demonstrated experience in virtual environments such as VMware or VirtualBox. Knowledge of Storage Area Networks (SANs) and networking is preferred. The incumbent is required to have a minimum of 5 years of experience in administration, programming, or DevOps on LAMP systems in a large organization. Certification in Linux administration is a plus.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or other related area is preferred. The incumbent must have the ability to provide exceptional customer service, quickly learn new concepts, manage tasks efficiently while meeting deadlines, and possess excellent communication skills. They must be a self-motivated, independent, detail oriented, responsible team player. May be on call on nights and weekends as needed. This position reports to the Director of Information Technology in the University Library System.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Qualifications: - B.S. in Computer or Information Science or related field; Master’s degree in Computer or Information Science preferred. - Proficiency with Linux Administration. - Proficiency with Red Hat Linux (Oracle Enterprise Linux preferred). - Familiarity with automated patch management and system management tools. - Familiarity with ITIL best practices preferred. - Proficiency with the installation and administration of the LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Perl). - Knowledge of virtual machine environments (e.g. VirtualBox, VMware). - Knowledge of Storage Area Networks and Midrange Storage Systems preferred - Familiarity with configuration management systems is preferred. - A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Linux system administration, development, or DevOps in a complex production environment. - Certification in Linux administration is a plus.