Please note, we are not offering H-1B or Green Card sponsorship for this position.
Compensation Range: $70,000 - $90,000 (depends on qualifications)
The University of Minnesota Duluth Information Technology Systems and Services (ITSS) team seeks a Linux System Administrator to manage systems that support its mission of providing the campus community with high-quality and reliable technology. In this role, you’ll collaborate with several cross-functional teams to develop and support critical infrastructure for the University’s academic, research, and public engagement missions. The ideal candidate will be a self-directed learner with a desire to understand the entire Linux ecosystem including various Linux distributions, Puppet, Docker, Git, and more. Experience and a desire to leverage Bash, PowerShell, and/or other programming and scripting languages to automate and orchestrate IT resources will be key to success. We are committed to recruiting and retaining the most talented staff who will support the University’s commitment to diversity. The ideal candidate will have a passion to grow in their career and foster an environment of inclusivity.
University paid contribution (10% of your salary) to your retirement account - vested immediately.
22 paid vacation days per year, in addition to sick leave and 12 paid holidays.
Reduced tuition opportunities covering 75% - 100% of eligible tuition.
Excellent and affordable health care benefits.
Wellness program with opportunity to earn lower health care rates.
Free disability insurance.
Annual merit increase program.
Design, configure, install, upgrade, and maintain Linux systems.
Automate processes using Bash or other scripting languages.
Coordinate within cross-functional teams to architect, support, and maintain the Linux server ecosystem.
Develop process and procedures for building and maintaining a secure, stable, and reliable infrastructure.
Provide advanced operational support. Serve as an escalation resource and provide guidance to service desk staff and junior staff for resolving routine system issues.
Manage, configure, and design systems for monitoring system performance and availability.
Keep current on industry standards, emerging technologies, and services.
Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of relevant experience OR a comparable combination of education, training, and experience
Experience and proficiency in supporting Linux server systems
Experience with scripted deployment and automation
Experience with Debian/Red Hat
Experience with Puppet/Chef/Ansible
Experience with data protection and disaster recovery strategies
Familiarity with load balancing and proxy administration