We are looking for an accomplished and creative Systems Administrator to join our Linux Team. This Systems Administrator will reliably manage infrastructure and integrated services that support Miami University’s academic, research and business missions. If you are a Linux systems administrator who enjoys developing infrastructure as code, cloud and datacenter operations, and building reliable, flexible infrastructure with a purpose, this is the job for you! As a Linux systems administrator if you enjoy exploring new technologies and conducting controlled experimentation within the system infrastructure realm you will excel in this role. Our Linux systems administrators work collaboratively as a team to diagnose problems and transform our infrastructure. We are a learning-based team that supports individuals to better their skills through guided experienced-based learning in service to the University. Our team culture encourages communication between staff.
You will perform the following:
Linux system administration and configuration within the command line
Incident management, service requests, and change management
Linux-based scripting and automation using tools like bash and Puppet
Working collaboratively as part of a team of systems administrators
Reporting to the Manager of Enterprise Database & Systems Operation. You'll work with a team of Linux systems administrators. As a member of this team your responsibilities can include a broad range of infrastructure:
AWS with Terraform automation
Server automation service.
Enterprise alerting and logging systems
VMware vSAN Cluster
Server infrastructure for our enterprise database services
Infrastructure for our CI/CD services.
High-performance compute cluster
You will serve in an on-call rotation and carry a smartphone. Otherwise normal working hours. You will be asked to perform other duties as assigned
Additional opportunities for involvement within the University include:
Opportunity to teach one credit-bearing course per semester with departmental approval, if you so choose
Engaging with student clubs as an advisor
Contribute as a guest lecturer in a course
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Require a Bachelor's degree with 2 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Require at least 2 years of experience demonstrating a progression in Linux system administrator experience.
Require experience writing and developing scripts or other programing-based automation of system administration tasks.
You must be a U.S. citizen, a lawful permanent resident, admitted for residence as an applicant under the 1986 immigration amnesty law, refugee asylee.
Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience providing the knowledge/skills/abilities listed above may be substituted. Experience in these knowledge/skills/abilities may be earned concurrently.
Internal Number: 496114
About Miami University
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission. Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”