This role is responsible for the management of Questrom's Linux and Window systems including installation/configuration, testing, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software. Provide planning, installation, configuration, upgrades, and support for Linux applications, web servers, and database servers. Remain informed and adhere to industry best practices and BU standards. Ensure severs availability, backups, and fault tolerance. Manage a variety of third party cloud based applications to configure user authentication access using LDAP, Shibboleth to enable Single-Sign-On (SSO). Act as a technical resource and advisor; participates in and leads technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure, leveraging of resources to provide economies of scale, and enhanced faculty, staff and student digital experience. Collaborates with University technical resources including governance, working group and vendor selection committees. On-call outside of normal work hours is required.
Salary: Grade 55
B.A. or B.S. in Computer Engineering or equivalent required. Five to seven years of system administration experience. Thorough knowledge of: Linux Operating Systems, Windows Operating Systems, Apache and Nginx web servers, Linux and systems administrator certification (preferably Red Hat Certification). Ability to be on-call outside of normal working hours due to problems with critical servers that may require troubleshooting and repair at any hour of the day or night seven days a week.
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