Intermediate System Administrator

September 23 2022
Industries Education, Training
Categories Information Technology, System administrator
Edmonton, AB

Intermediate System Administrator

University of Alberta
DEPT: IST Server & Application Host
Competition No.: S101348610
Posting Date: Sep 12, 2022
Closing Date: Sep 26, 2022

Position Type - Full Time - Operating Funded

Salary Range - $62,877 to $87,627 per year
Grade - 11

Hours - 35

This position is a part of the Non-Academic Staff Association (NASA).

This position offers a comprehensive benefits package which can be viewed on our Benefits Overview page.

Location: This is a hybrid position with a mix of remote and in person at North Campus Edmonton.

Working for the University of Alberta

The University of Alberta acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Metis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant community.

The University of Alberta is teeming with change makers, community builders, and world shapers who lead with purpose each and every day. We are home to more than 40,000 students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate programs, over 13,000 faculty and staff, 260,000 alumni worldwide and have been recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers for over a decade.

Your work will have a meaningful influence on a fascinating cross section of people—from our students and stakeholders, to our renowned researchers and innovators who are quite literally curing diseases, making discoveries and generating solutions that make the world healthier, safer, stronger, and more just.

Position

The University of Alberta is looking for a motivated and collaborative Intermediate Systems Administrator to join the Unix Infrastructure Services team.

Reporting to the Team Lead, the Intermediate Systems Administrator provides system administration duties to ensure the availability, efficiency and security of all servers that run on premise and the public cloud. The Intermediate Systems Administrator provides input and information in the planning, implementation, configuration of new services, and participates in developing procedures and standards for reliable and sustainable operation of Unix and Linux servers.

Duties

  • Administers a large number of Linux/BSD/Unix servers that run on premise or in the public Cloud and that run critical University services.
  • Applies system and security patches as in defined guidelines and best practices.
  • Provides input in developing standards for servers - operating systems, security policies, and best practices.
  • Performs disaster recovery and data restore tests per defined guidelines to ensure business continuity.
  • Proactively and reactively handles alerts produced by the central monitoring service
  • Documents any information gaps on new and existing servers and services
  • Acts as technical liaison to clients.
  • General administration of departmental and campus wide file systems
  • Installation and configuration of operating systems and security tools on both physical and virtual servers.
  • Works with other teams and clients to ensure systems are configured and deployed properly and in accordance with the team's policies.
  • Documents systems architecture, configurations, critical procedures
  • Leverages automation technologies to help with deployment of servers and configuration, as well as installation of tools and software
  • Leverages scripting languages and technologies to automate repeatable or frequently done tasks.
  • Troubleshoots issues affecting users and performs root cause analysis and works with vendors to develop workarounds or solutions to problems.
  • Researches and recommends technologies to enhance the efficiency of operations and quality of service, such as cloud services and automation.
  • Provides input in planning for future improvement, in architecting and deploying new services.
  • Provides rotating on-call support.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computing Science or related field or equivalent Technical Diploma combined with relevant experience.
  • Minimum 4 years of working experience with Linux systems as a system administrator in large and complex IT environment
  • Working knowledge of virtualization, systems security, cloud technology, automation tools
  • Programming/scripting experience with C, Perl, Python, sh/ksh/bash
  • Analytical and diagnostic skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, intuitive and empathetic listening skills and presentation skills
  • Innovative self-starter, with the ability to manage priorities and workloads under pressure

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.

 

To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/3441434

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Metis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.

 

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