The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Senior Systems Administrator - Senior Unix Administrator

Hiring department Applied Research Lab
Monthly salary $4,416 - $7,213+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 18-09-24-02-9317
Job Status Deleted
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin - J. J. Pickle Research Campus (North Austin)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

An agency designated by the federal government handles the investigation as to the requirement for eligibility for access to classified information. Factors considered during this investigation include but are not limited to allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations, drug involvement, the likelihood of continuation of such conduct, etc.

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.

Note: The following additional materials are also required for consideration: References must be former employers. Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.

Additional Information


Provide system security and administration in a secure Unix environment.

Essential Functions

Perform Linux server/network administration and maintain system security. Provide system administration support to project software developers and off-site system end users. Propose and document system requirements. Participate in project development activities with minimal guidance from senior engineering scientists or project managers. Perform server and data archive hardware troubleshooting and component replacement.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other relevant technical field. Experience in cyber security and technical implementation of security guidelines to DoD standards. Individual must be knowledgeable on system administration and networks. Evidence of skills in the following areas: servers, virtual environments, networks, effective time management, effective problem solving skills, working independently with sensitive and confidential information and working under pressure. U.S. Citizen. Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information at the level appropriate to the project requirements of the position. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in computer science, information science, or an applied science with five or more years of required professional experience as described above. Experience in analyzing and troubleshooting network and server issues. Experience with development, staging, and deployment of operating systems and maintain system security level across multiple Unix platforms. Some experience in VMware and supporting a virtual Unix environment. The ability to work with and support a software development team with an aggressive schedule. Eligibility for immediate access to classified information.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Some weekend, evening and holiday work. May work in shared, windowless office space. Possible intrastate/interstate travel.

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