The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Systems Administrator II

Hiring department ITS
Monthly salary $4,166+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 12-10-26-01-9316
Job Status Deleted
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Oversees the installation, configuration, and maintenance of Red Hat Linux systems in support of business requirements.

Essential Functions

Consults with customers to identify hardware and software needs. Coordinates and conducts software installation and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages. Maintains systems in accordance with established IT policies and procedures. Makes recommendations to enhance the systems and monitors to achieve optimum performance levels. Ensures server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing a schedule of system backups. Directs hardware and software audits of servers to ensure compliance with established policies and configuration guidelines. Works with technical team to achieve group goals and objectives.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in systems administration. Typically relies on instructions and establish guidelines to perform the function of the job. Ability to learn university system. Systems administration training and experience administering Linux systems. Two or more years of professional experience with Red Hat Linux system installation and administration. Ability to document activities and solutions. Must be able to independently troubleshoot Linux and network problems. Experience writing documentation for a technical audience describing problem, solution, and work efforts in various scenarios. Excellent customer focus and interpersonal skills. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

One or more years of experience with PXE network based installation and Kickstart installation processes for Linux systems. One or more years of experience with Linux configuration management processes such as bcfg2, cfengine, chef, puppet, Cobbler, and Red Hat Satellite. One or more years of professional experience supporting common applications such as web servers, database, and PHP in a Linux environment. Implements solutions to problems of diverse scope in specific areas, including data analysis to identify root cause and contributing factors. Demonstrates independent and correct judgment to perform all actions within job function. Assists in the development and implementation of standard operating procedures.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Work performed on concurrent multiple projects under pressure of deadlines and/or time limitations. May require occasional extended work hours or on-call obligation.

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