The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) has approximately 85 full time staff members and 100 undergraduate or graduate students that work each day to support the mission of UMBC through the delivery of IT services to the campus. DoIT provides robust, secure IT environments that enable solutions for advancing the UMBC community. We do this through a staff of technology professionals that are connected both nationally and to UMBC.
The Unix Systems Engineer will play a key role in architecting, designing, and developing solutions within the Division of Information Technology at UMBC. This position will support complex systems which provide core services to the organization and to several key research areas across the campus.
Why Work at UMBC?
UMBC offers competitive compensation. This role starts at $92,000 and has over 4 weeks of vacation for regular full time roles, and tuition remission!
Work closely with various IT groups and departments, including but not limited to, Networks, Windows Administration, Security, Application and Middleware Administration to assist in overall architectural design, implementation and troubleshooting
Develop and maintain operational guidelines for the maintenance and support of the Linux environments
Design, troubleshooting and maintenance of the following Software: RedHat Satellite, GitLab and Puppet
Linux system administration, security patching, OS upgrades, troubleshooting problems and ensuring maximum availability
Work both independently and collaboratively with teams to troubleshoot service issues
Assist system/application developers with AWS deployment issues
Provide excellent customer service skills and demonstrate the ability to work with all levels within the organization, assuring prompt and effective responses to customer needs
Utilize standard communication, reporting and documentation tools to effectively and efficiently communicate with the team and document technical solutions
Help develop project plans, effectively create/update issues and keep team leads and management informed of changes, impediments and updates
Perform additional duties as assigned
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree with at least three years of experience doing Linux system administration
Experience in the installation, maintenance, operation, tuning and troubleshooting of Linux and related systems and software
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.