|Department: || |
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.
Learn more about our work at https://doit.umbc.edu/eis/unix-and-windows/
|Position Overview: || |
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!
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|Telework: || |
A hybrid telework schedule is available!
|Responsibilities: || |
Specific responsibilities include:
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
Experience supporting enterprise application delivery (such as email, web, ERP, etc.).
Ability to manage time effectively, working both independently and as part of a team
Enthusiasm for learning new skills and adapting to a dynamic environment
Strong interpersonal skills, enthusiasm for customer service, and the ability to work with students, staff, and faculty from diverse backgrounds
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
|Preferred Qualifications: || |
Experience with scripting, volume management, virtualization, monitoring and supporting hardware & software issues.
Experience with system automation tools such as Puppet, Ansible, or Chef
Experience with versioning tools such as Git or Subversion
Administration of application middleware servers (i.e.: JBOSS, Tomcat, Apache).
Ability to install, modify, integrate, and configure commercial and open source software applications and utilities.
Familiarity with setting up and managing Kerberos, networked file systems and services
Experience managing out-of-band HW service processors like iDRAC
In-depth knowledge of TCP/IP, BIND, LDAP, and other core technologies such as NTP, iSCSI, SAN, NAS, etc.
|Background Screening Statement: || |
A background check will be required.
|Special Instructions to Applicants: || |
Upload a cover letter and a resume.
|Closing Date: ||Open Until Filled; for best consideration please apply by December 2, 2022 |
|Benefits: || |
UMBC offers a rich benefits package.
Regular and grant funded regular positions (Full benefits summary click here):
Generous Leave which includes accruing:
- 22 Days of Annual Leave
- 15 Days of Sick Leave
- 15 Holidays
- 3 Personal Days
- 8 credit hours per semester
- Tuition remission at UMBC for eligible dependents after two years of FT employment
- Life and disability insurance
- Retirement plans (including the choice of joining the pension plan)
- Professional development opportunities
- Wellness opportunities
- & Much more
|Salary: ||Salary starts at $92,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. |
|Hours: ||Full-time |
|Type: ||Regular |
|FLSA Status: ||Exempt |
| Equal Opportunity Statement: ||UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. |
|Title IX: ||As an institution that receives federal financial assistance, UMBC adheres to Title IX and does not discriminate on the basis of sex. For more information about Title IX and contact information for Title IX Coordinator click here. |
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.
|Work Authorization: ||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. |