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Current Openings:

Systems Administrator

The Center for Computational Research (CCR) at the University at Buffalo (UB) invites applications for a systems administrator.  The ideal candidate will have broad software engineering skills with experience in the design and development of web-based applications utilizing HTML5/JavaScript/REST as well as the development of unix command line tools. Data warehousing and analysis expertise using relational and non-relational technologies is a plus.  

Minimum requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline.  However, a combined education and equivalent experience will also be considered.  Have 2-5 years of hands-on experience with Linux Systems Administration (RedHat or CentOS preferred).  Experience with Git or other DVCS.  Experience with programming/scripting (any of the following are preferred: Bash, Python, Perl, Ruby).  Strong troubleshooting/problem solving skills.  Work well in a team setting or independently without frequent direction from supervisor/manager.  Have a clear understanding of LAN networking and network security. Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills. Show an aptitude of learning new skills and technologies.

Preferred Qualifications:
Database Software - SQL and/or NoSQL. Configuration management software (Puppet preferred). Knowledge of HPC concepts and technologies (SLURM, MPI). Linux/Network Infrastructure - DNS, LDAP, Kerberos, SMTP, NFS, SSL, SSH. Linux support tools - Netstat, Ngrep, RPM, apt-get. Security - General understanding of system and network security. Knowledge of cloud-based computing (Amazon AWS, Eucalyptus, OpenStack). Ticketing systems - RequestTracker (RT) or similar. Experience with any of the following software is a plus: FreeIPA, Foreman, Puppet, SLURM.


Salary: $50,000 - $65,000 (commensurate with experience)

Interested persons should apply on-line at UB JobsEmail applications can not be accepted.