Linux Systems Administrator

Linux Systems Administrator

University Of Texas At Austin



Linux Systems Administrator

Details of the offer

Job Posting Title: Linux Systems Administrator - Hiring Department:
Applied Research Laboratories
Position Open To:
All Applicants
Weekly Scheduled Hours:
FLSA Status:
Earliest Start Date:
Position Duration:
Expected to Continue
Job Description:
Provide systems administration support for the Advanced Technology Laboratory.
Job Details:
Under general supervision, perform computer systems installation, configuration, administration, maintenance, trouble shooting, and end-user support for servers, workstations, laptops, and virtual machines.
Create, edit and maintain DoD CyberSecurity configuration and documentation to achieve and keep an Authorization To Operate (ATO) for classified computer networks.
Maintain computer operating systems configuration management in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.
Assist in deployment and maintenance of engineering/scientific software applications on servers and end-user computer systems.
Perform computer systems audits for compliance with established information assurance policies and configuration guidelines.
Maintain computer hardware/software inventories.
Document computer system configurations.
Other related functions as assigned.
Required Qualifications
High School diploma or GED. Working knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures used in maintaining a Linux infrastructure. Working knowledge of DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) CyberSecurity accreditation process. Knowledge of networking and computer security concepts. Candidate will need to obtain a DoD 8570.1 IAT Level I Certification, such as Network+, within 6 months of hire date. Excellent organizational, problem-solving, written and oral communication skills. Must have a professional demeanor, be punctual and have the ability to work with little or no supervision. Able to work under pressure and accept supervision. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
US Citizen: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information at the level appropriate to the project requirements of the position
Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related field. Five or more years experience in Linux systems administration. Experience with network and host-based security monitoring. CompTIA Network+ and/or Security+ certifications. Experience filling Information System Security Officer (ISSO) role for DoD classified IS networks. Knowledge of system configuration management tools such as Puppet. Knowledge of shell scripting: Perl, Python, PHP, Ruby, Bash or similar. Knowledge of VMware virtualization management and practices. Knowledge of source code management tools such as Mercurial or GIT. Knowledge of database tools: PostgreSQL, MySQL, MS SQL or similar. Knowledge of web programming languages: Java, Javascript, Python, Ruby, PHP. Knowledge of web development content management tools: Django, Alfresco or similar. Experience configuring information system to meet DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) CyberSecurity requirements. RedHat or CentOS Linux versions 6, 7 or 8. Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or higher official certification for the Red Hat Linux family of operating systems.
General Notes
An agency designated by the federal government handles the investigation as to the requirement for eligibility for access to classified information. Factors considered during this investigation include but are not limited to allegiance to the United States, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations, drug involvement, the likelihood of continuation of such conduct, etc.
Please mark "yes" on the application question that asks if additional materials are required. Failure to attach all additional materials listed below may result in a delay in application processing.
Salary Range
$54,000-$69,600+/negotiable depending on qualifications
Working Conditions
Standard office conditions
Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation
Use of manual dexterity
Some weekend, evening and holiday work
Possible interstate/intrastate travel
Required Materials
3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
Letter of interest
Important for applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers: You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that ALL Required Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.
Important for Current university employees and contingent workers: As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questions presented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.
Employment Eligibility:
Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.
Retirement Plan Eligibility:
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
Background Checks:
A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer , complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Pay Transparency:
The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
Employment Eligibility Verification:
If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.
The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university’s company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197.

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