The position assists the Data Science Initiative unit and the Data Scientist conduct research and develop hardware infrastructure solutions to improve the capabilities of new and existing system to support faculty and students in their research and teaching. This position develops hardware infrastructure solutions to address research, teaching and general technical requirements. This position also employs security best practices to ensure that the system is safeguarded from unauthorized access. In addition, the position produces new processes to reduce the redundancy and to make best use of data storage, access, management and analysis of the systems. The position also performs configuration, management, monitoring and enhancing the physical, virtual and cloud based servers, storage and overall infrastructure of the college and department such as Hadoop cluster and associated analytics software. This position also assists the College of Computing & Informatics HelpDesk as tier 3 support for the DSI's platform users.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Graduation from a four- year college or university with a major in computer science or information technology or related degree and at least three years of experience in operations analysis and design, system programming and closely related area; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
Exhibit a thorough understanding of the complexities inherent in administering both physical and virtual Linux server clusters based on RedHat Enterprise Linux using WMware based virtualization that integrate both external LDAP and Kerberos identity management using industry-standard tools and applications. Deploy virtual servers in a hypervisor environment. Working knowledge or experience with Apache Hadoop or Cloudera Data Management is preferred. Experience with cloud technologies.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.