SENIOR SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR,CAS College of Arts & Sciences, Computer Science
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 5783
Join a small team supporting the diverse technology needs of BU's rapidly growing Computer Science Department, in a role responsible for the ongoing development and daily operations of our Linux infrastructure. This position involves designing, building, and managing a diverse array of systems to support our evolving research and instructional needs; identifying tools and developing scripts to solve problems and automate operations, and assisting faculty and students with a wide range of Linux software. If you have a solid background in Linux systems administration, have excellent customer service and communication skills, and are enthusiastic about regularly taking on fresh challenges and learning new technologies, you may be a great fit for this position! Boston University offers excellent retirement, tuition, and vacation benefits. Our department supports a flexible work schedule with remote days for most staff.
Bachelor's Degree required.
5-8 years experience in Linux systems administration required.
Solid working knowledge of Linux system fundamentals, virtualization and container technologies, IP networking, and data center operations required.
Proficiency in at least one scripting language required.
Experience with configuration management tools is strongly preferred.
Familiarity with the management of other operating systems and with working in an Active Directory environment would be big plusses.
Experience working in a higher education environment or in a hybrid team with remote members would be helpful.
The ability to think and work independently on a project with only broad guidance and minimal day-to-day supervision will be critical to success in this position.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and habits, and the ability to work effectively with individuals possessing a wide array of technical proficiencies and personality types are essential.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Boston University is no small operation. With over 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 140 countries, 10,000 faculty and staff, 16 schools and colleges, and 250 fields of study, our two campuses are always humming.