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The Linux Administrator is primarily responsible for the system level administration of Emerson College's 170+ Linux servers in VMware. The administrator will provision, deploy, secure, and retire new Linux based servers as needed, and be the primary resource in IT for web server administration, including Apache/Tomcat, Lighttpd, Weblogic, and Nginx. This individual will also act as the secondary Systems Administrator for the remainder of Emerson's server environment, including 150+ Windows servers, enterprise applications including email, the event management system, cloud file storage, the source code repository, and single sign on.
Primary administrator for all Linux systems, including the on-premise ERP Red Hat environment, Emerson's Linux web environment (includes Wordpress, Drupal, andApache servers), registration load testing environment, and Linux based appliances. Primary administrator for server based disaster recovery and backup. Primary administrator for all network-attached storage. Administrator for all IaaS servers, applications, and migrations, as well as on-premise ESX environment. Secondary systems administrator for Enterprise Microsoft environment, including Active Directory and Windows servers. Provide assistance when necessary to other team members responsible for the campus' VoIP phone system, wired and wireless networks (Juniper/Aruba, DNS/DHCP/switching), and data center (firewall/load balancers). Perform scheduled system upgrades and respond to emergencies/outages outside of business hours. Responsible for mapping and documenting server inventory and system dependencies. Additional duties as required.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Education: Strong Communication skills Extensive experience writing technical documentation Expert problem solving Develop comprehensive root cause analyses of issues Learn new technologies and adapt to change Meet deadlines and complete work within agreed upon timeline Preferred / Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Education Degree in related field Advanced knowledge of Mac OS 3 years of hands on experience in a front facing IT support role Past experience with switch management, enterprise cloud storage, enterprise email administration, DNS/DHCP management, and system backup. Required Prior Work Experience 5 years of Senior Systems Administration experience, primarily Linux administration 3 years experience with VMware/vCenter and network storage 3 years experience managing web server environment and load balancing Preferred / Desirable Prior Work Experience 3 years experience managing a 5000+ active user Microsoft/AD environment 3 years experience working in education Past experience in network administration
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Emerson College is the nation’s premier private college dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. It is located in the theater district in the dynamic multi-cultural city of Boston in close proximity to major arts institutions, media outlets, and research centers. The College enrolls 3,783 undergraduate students and 641 graduate students from 71 countries and 48 states. Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity – in its people, in the curriculum, and in the College’s intellectual, social, cultural and geographical communities. Our inclusive excellence framework recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Members of historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.