The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Systems Administrator I

Hiring department Ices
Monthly salary $4,833+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-06-27-01-9318
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-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

None provided

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


Provide computer systems and network support for the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences.

Essential Functions

Assist in trouble shooting, installation, administration, configuration, and maintenance of Linux desktops and servers. Assist in maintaining, deploying, and supporting applications in a scientific computing environment. General networking (switch/port configuration), user software support, small compute cluster software support and administration.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

One year of Linux system administration. Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures used in maintaining a medium sized work group of 250-300 desktops. Knowledge of common practices maintaining RHEL and CentOS based servers in a production enviroment. 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.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field. One year experience in Linux system administration. Knowledge of system administration of Linux variants REHL and CentOS in a medium sized work group of 250-300 desktops using configuration management tools such as Puppet or similiar. Knowledge of shell scripting, python or perl. Knowledge of Xen or KVM server virtualization management and practices. Use of source code management tools such as subversion and git. Knowledge of small compute cluster environments using Rocks, Slurm, or Torque. Knowledge of MacOS X and Windows. Experience working with faculty in a university and research environment.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation. Climbing of stairs. Climbing of ladders. Lifting and moving. Work on overlapping projects and in a shared office space. Occasional weekend, overtime, evening, and holiday work.

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