1. Provides technical expertise in resolving user system deficiencies and determines appropriate action. 2. Provides system services and analyze system performance for stakeholders and intended end users. Performs all activities necessary to activate a new operating system or new release of an existing system, including analysis, design, implementation, and related documentation. Analyzes systems performance and modifies programs to increase the efficiency of the operation. Reinstates integrity of system as quickly as possible following an outage in order to minimize item and data loss. 3. Recommends and authorizes system upgrades and software installations. 4. Designs, develops and implements new system tools. 5. Analyzes execution time of commonly used instruction to identify and replaces those that are inefficient or slow to operation. 6. Analyzes, evaluates and takes steps to circumvent problems and restores systems to operating condition. 7. Contributes in the determination of specifications and determines the combination of options needed to tailor an operating system to meet the business needs. 8. Conducts training and user education. 9. Researches new technologies, processes, and methodologies. 10. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Advanced degree in math or science, physics preferred. Experience in an academic/research institution. Advanced Linux/Unix OS systems administration experience. Any of the following is a plus: HPC, grid, or cloud computing; Configuration mgmt and automated server deployment; Linux containers; Large-scale storage or distributed file systems; Managing hardware in data center/server rooms.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Advanced degree in math or science, physics preferred. Experience in an academic/research institution. Advanced Linux/Unix OS systems administration experience. Any of the following is a plus: HPC, grid, or cloud computing; Configuration mgmt and automated server deployment; Linux containers; Large-scale storage or distributed file systems; Managing hardware in data center/server rooms.
Posting Position Title: Operating Systems Programmer
Required Skill/ability 3: Excellent technical writing with the ability to provide application-specific documentation tailored to individual users.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Linux, Technical Support
Required Skill/ability 1: Expert working knowledge of RedHat Linux, and at least one scripting language (e.g., Python, Perl, bash).
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to initiate and complete technical projects with minimal supervision. Attention to detail is necessary, as is maintaining a commitment to quality of service and user support.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to support staff, faculty and students working in a scientific and computationally intensive environment.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and a minimum of two years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.