Systems Administrator (7304U) Job 2702 - School of Information - 2702
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 11/19/19
The School of Information (I School) advances knowledge and practice everywhere humans interact with digital technologies. Through interdisciplinary research and teaching we are committed to expanding access to information and to improving its usability, reliability, and credibility while preserving security and privacy. Our faculty conduct research in human-computer interaction (HCI), security and privacy, applied data science, and technology in developing regions.
We currently offer three professional master's degrees and an academic doctoral degree. Our Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS) program trains students for careers as information professionals and emphasizes project-based learning. Our Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) program is an online degree designed for working professionals with career goals in the emerging field of data science. The newly launched Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS), also offered online, offers a holistic approach to cybersecurity and prepares students for professional careers in cybersecurity.
Our Ph.D. program equips scholars to develop solutions and shape policies that influence how people seek, use, and share information.
The I School is currently seeking an experienced Linux System Administrator to join its IT team. Working in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, this team supports a community of scholars from such diverse fields as information and computer science, design, social sciences, management, law, and policy. Reporting directly to the Senior Director of Information Technology, the System Administrator will have primary responsibility for managing the school's Linux-based systems and will engage directly with faculty, staff, and students to ensure that the school's services meet their wide-ranging information technology needs. Along with other team members, the System Administrator will help shape the school's technology strategy so that its IT services continue to address the challenges of educating information professionals and conducting world-class research in such rapidly-evolving fields as cybersecurity, data science, and information management.
30% Specifies, builds, and maintains systems and services, both on-premise and in the public cloud.
10% Monitors system performance and troubleshoots problems as they arise.
10% Oversees system security to safeguard data confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
10% Creates and manages user accounts and manages access to systems and services.
10% Automates routine tasks through the use of configuration management tools, scripting, etc.
10% Consults with faculty, staff, and students to develop solutions meeting their information techology needs.
10% Creates and maintains documentation of systems and services.
10% Performs other duties as assigned, including support of end-point devices, AV systems, etc.
Extensive knowledge, skill, and experience with Linux system administration .
Experience managing container orchestration platforms (such as Kubernetes) .
Experience using configuration management tools (such as Ansible or Puppet).
Experience working in DevOps environments .
Working knowledge of local and wide area networking technologies.
Ability to write small programs in a scripting language (Shell, Python, Perl, etc.)
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to interact productively with a wide variety of stakeholders and clients.
Ability to prioritize and manage a significant number of tasks in a timely manner.
Background check required.
Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
The salary range designated for this position: $75,400 - $110,800; however, starting salary will be commensurate with experience.
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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