Inspire Awesome with Eastern Washington University! We are currently seeking skilled and team-oriented applicants for the following position: Linux Systems Administrator (ITS 4)
This position is a Linux/Unix System Administrator who will be responsible for supporting Enterprise systems at Eastern Washington University Cheney and satellite campuses. This person will be a member of a dynamic team of system administrators who are responsible for the design, implementation and support of our Linux/Unix Enterprise environment. Duties will involve design, documentation, hands on hardware installation of new equipmentenvironment, enhancing and streamlining existing systems, replacing and restructuring of legacy systems, providing quality assurance and will deliver analysis of data and systems for the University. This environment will rely heavily upon virtualization technologies. Utilizing established work methods and innovative approaches, this position will apply technical systems understanding to evaluate and resolve complex tasks for the Office of Information Technology. Overall this position will be responsible for engineering, system administration quality assurance, developing and enhancing existing critical support systems and servers, integrating these technologies with business needs, maintenance and complex troubleshooting of EWU technology environment.
The candidate selected for this position will be rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes highly subsidized health/dental plans, retirement plan with 100% university match, generous paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays (adjusted accordingly), tuition waiver benefit and more!
EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.
This is an open recruitment; three days' notice will be provided prior to closure of recruitment.
About Eastern Washington University
Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.
Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Conditions of Employment
Ability to lift 15 pounds regularly and up to 50 pounds occasionally.
Ability to bend, kneel, stoop, reach, and sit as needed for office and computer work.
Wrist and hand movements required as needed for keyboarding.
Ability to be mobile campus wide for appropriate business needs.
This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university fund or other items of value, as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 18. Successful applicant will be required to pass a background check.
This is an agency shop position.
Optional: Contact Saundra Godin in Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis which will describe conditions of employment, such as physical demands.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Bachelor's degree in an information technology discipline or Information Systems Management degree. Equivalent related work experience may be substituted for degree.
LPIC-1 (Linux Server Professional Certification, Level 1) or equivalent certification.
Must possess and have 3+ years comprehensive experience managing, deploying and administering enterprise Linux/Unix Systems and Services in a Data Center Environment.
3+ years of experience with virtualization technologies and ability to administer and leverage enterprise systems within a virtual environment.
Must have experience working in enterprise environments with systems supporting 500+ users.
Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity.
RHCE (Red Hat Certified Engineer or Equivalent certification)
3+ years of experience scripting experience with Python, Shell and/or Perl
3+ years of deep seated experience with Oracle, Apache, BIND, NFS, MySQL, Active Directory, MSSQL
Other Skills and Abilities:
Ability to work independently and the ability to prioritize and work multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to comply with all University policies and standards.
Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney, Washington. Home to over 12,000 students, Eastern offers more than 100 fields of studies, nine master’s degrees, one applied doctorate, one educational specialist degree, and 11 graduate certificates. The university offers an exceptional learning environment that offers hands-on, real-world learning op...portunities. Eastern offers a comprehensive liberal arts curriculum, which prepares students to succeed in the competitive job market. Students at Eastern receive a traditional, yet unique college experience.