The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics is looking for an exceptional leader to join our senior support administration IT team. This candidate will have a deep understanding of the Linux operating system and will act as a subject matter expert for the team and our talented customer base. This position will participate in the development, administration, operation, and maintenance of systems in support of the LASP environment and will work closely with IT management and staff to create process, generate metrics, and develop solutions. This person may supervise one or more student assistants.
- Provide direction and support for Linux and UNIX system as well as guidance on build and development tools as applicable.
- Take a lead in portal design and web support acting as a focus point for data gathering and reporting.
- Take the lead in supporting multiple open source tools and applications including Nagios, Subversion, and JIRA including configuration, updating and analysis
- Perform and present technical analyses of performance and application processes and provide direct support to LASP personnel.
- Define requirements, design, implement, test, and document hardware and software systems for data processing, management, analysis, and other administrative duties as defined by the IT group.
- Present work at meetings and reviews; give oral presentations in both formal and informal settings.
- Communicate with scientists, management, administrators, end users, and other stakeholders to translate needs into system requirements, solid solutions, and reliable results.
- Bachelor’s degree or higher in a physical science, computer science, or related field or equivalent experience
- At least 5 years’ experience in UNIX systems administration with Linux as an emphasis and knowledge of the Solaris operating system.
- At least 2 years’ experience in scripting and programming in the area of IT support and reporting
- Experience programming in a UNIX environment including script programming.
- Applicable experience with modern software engineering practices and environments, including the use and support of configuration management, build, and deployment tools.
- Ability to work within a team environment, but highly self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision
- Thorough understanding of advanced networking concepts including routing, firewalls, subnets, etc.
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple job tasks and work major projects to successful closure
- Demonstrated ability to work closely with end-users and discern technical requirements from laboratory needs
- Ability to building complementary systems from disparate tools
- Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
Any combination of the following skills would be desired:
- Experience in OSX administration and support
- Experience in Web architecture and Apache configuration
- Experience in database administration and support
- Experience in Networker and Netbackup solutions
- Experience programming in Python, Perl, Bash, and Csh
- Experience in ITIL methodology, automation and repeatable process
The job posting is # 820121. Only applications submitted through the Jobs at CU website will be considered: www.jobsatcu.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=71418
Due to ITAR restrictions, only US Citizens and Permanent Residents may apply.
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