Indiana University

Human Resources

The following position reporting to Denise Craig, Manager, Enterprise Systems Administration, is being posted externally. If interested, you must apply online at
Refer to job number #11616.

Lead Linx Analyst/Administrator

Note: This position is eligible for the Employee Referral Incentive Program. Details can be found here.

Enterprise System Administration team plans and supports over 1200 complex enterprise systems 24 hours a day, 7 days per week which are essential for the delivery of university wide critical applications, services, and institutional data.

Provides very specialized expertise in the evaluation and design of major new customer applications, services and technological solutions, which include not only system and software integration techniques, but also systems design, implementation and testing in support of computer applications serving the entire university. Serves as a senior/lead technical resource in all areas of implementation and support including: hardware configuration and installation, OS installation and support, backup infrastructure, security, data protection, performance monitoring and tuning, capacity planning, storage allocation, workload management, and problem determination and resolution. Coordinates projects and participates in planning sessions and in ad-hoc committees; assists in the training of support staff; and serves as client consultant and resource for university staff for information technology and technical expertise. Interfaces with hardware and software vendors to coordinate projects, resolve availability issues, and explore new technologies.

REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in computer science, informatics, business systems, or related discipline and two years of Linux systems analysis and administration in the delivery of complex mission critical computing services.

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.

Knowledge of and experience in performing Linux system administration in an enterprise server environment (not workstations) delivering enterprise wide applications; and capable of developing information systems strategy which includes implementing, training, and maximizing effective technologies. Knowledge of computer systems (ESX), storage systems (Hitachi SAN, NAS), backup systems (TSM), network systems, advanced virtualization (VMWare & Hyper-V), network protocol and software interfaces; and strong understanding and experience with Linux Redhat 5 or Redhat 6.

Demonstrated experience in at least three of the following: Scripting languages (Perl, Java, PowerShell), TCP-IP protocols, Apache, Tomcat, J2EE, transaction processors (Tuxedo, Weblogic) , Oracle DBMS, LDAP, ACL, TSM, Load Balancing, and SSH. Strong analytical and critical thinking skills are needed for understanding, resolution of issues, and formation of solutions; and ability to operate effectively in a complex and dynamic environment. Ability to work in a virtual environment, capable of functioning on multi-disciplinary projects and within ad-hoc committees; and excellent oral, and written communication skills with the ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences.

Preferred: Industry standard certifications; four years of Linux systems analysis and administration in the delivery of complex mission critical computing services; knowledge and practical experience with project management tools and application development methodologies.

Other: Due to the underlying services delivered to the university community 24 hours per day, in addition to the normal Monday - Friday office hours, this position is required, as needed, to work outside normal office hours, to work during the evenings and early mornings, to work on weekends and to occasional work on the holidays. This position also requires such activities as: being "on call" to resolve issues impacting the delivery of production services or high priority UITS projects; performing needed hardware or software maintenance, installation, and upgrade activities; and supporting the implementation of new releases of services and applications.

Note: Position, title, and salary will be determined by the successful candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience.

Indiana University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.