System Administrator - Hoboken, NJ
Patrick Miller <pmiller <at> stevens.edu>
2006-07-21 14:30:08 GMT
Stevens Institute of Technology is seeking candidates for a full-time
position as System Administrator in the School of Sciences and Arts.
The IT staff in the School of Sciences and Arts provides technology
support to faculty, research staff, administrative staff, graduate
students and undergraduate students.
Computing systems in the School of Sciences and Arts are comprised of
several servers that provide the most common essential services (NFS,
centralized authentication, SSH, SMTP, POP, IMAP, FTP, CVS, HTTP),
more than one hundred desktop PCs and workstations, two
high-performance computing facilities, and a Media and Arts laboratory
with seventeen G5 workstations. Operating systems include NetBSD,
Linux, IRIX, Solaris, Mac OS X, and Windows XP.
The System Administrator's primary responsibility will be to
administer all Unix-based servers and workstations, ensuring the
maximum security and availability of all necessary services,
performing operating system and software maintenance and upgrades,
troubleshooting software and hardware problems, and scheduling system
The System Administrator must work effectively with department
directors, faculty, and research staff in anticipating and planning
for future computing needs. This includes all aspects of IT
infrastructure in the School of Sciences and Arts: hardware and
software support for a variety of architectures and configurations
(basic desktop PCs, high-end workstations, high-performance clusters,
and laptops), network services, security, facilities, and staffing.
Qualified candidates will have at least a Bachelor's degree (Master's