• Full Time
  • Scranton, PA
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Website University of Scranton


University of Scranton
Linux Systems Administrator

Non-Discrimination Statement
The University of Scranton embraces diversity and inclusion through its mission, Jesuit identity, strategic plans, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity programs. The University of Scranton is an Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from historically underrepresented candidates. Please see our full non-discrimination statement below.

The University is committed to providing an educational, residential, and working environment that is free from harassment and discrimination. Members of the University community, applicants for employment or admissions, guests and visitors have the right to be free from harassment or discrimination based on race, color, religion, ancestry, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, national origin, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic, or other programs or in the context of employment.

Anyone who has questions about the University’s Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Policy, or the University’s Non-Discrimination or Anti-Harassment Policy, or wishes to report a possible violation of one of the policy should contact:

Elizabeth M. Garcia
Title IX Coordinator
The Office of Equity and Diversity
Institute of Molecular Biology & Medicine, Rm 311
(570) 941-6645

University Mission
The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding. All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission of the University. The University’s mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at https://www.scranton.edu/about/jesuit-tradition/index.shtml.

Information Technology

Job Purpose:
The Linux System Administrator ensures the availability, continuity andsecurity of enterprise data and information technology systems. The position is responsible for the evaluation, installation, and maintenance of all assigned systems, serving as a staff specialist on enterprise-wide computing services. The position also provides technical expertise through the identification of new processes and technical alternatives to resolve problems and make general improvements.


Essential Duties:
– Ensure 24/7 operations of highly available customer-facing and internal server environments- Optimize performance, reliability, survivability, and security of each host and its associated services- Install, configure, and maintain underlying hardware and software systems comprising the enterprise- Research, design and implement new technologies, deploy servers and services, coordinate with internal teams as required for business initiatives, product lifecycles, infrastructure improvements, and security compliance- Manage access to servers and services- Respond to outages as necessary- Establish and maintain all aspects regarding system security and required patches- Maintain a current understanding of the latest developments in hardware and software- Provide training to staff members relating to system software- Establish performance measurement techniques and utilize that data to fine tune system performance- Maintain contact with vendors relating to hardware and system software components and to determine the cause of systems failure and arrange for preventive maintenance and unscheduled maintenance- Establish and test the adequacy and timeliness of system backup procedures- Participate in plans for equipment upgrades or additions and adjust operating schedules accordingly- Work closely with staff members to investigate system-related problems in such areas as system security, network access and other interfaces- Monitor, report, and troubleshoot the availability, performance, usage, and security of assigned services and related infrastructure

Additional Skills Required:
– Experienced with administering storage area networks- Understanding of networking and hardware technologies- Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills- Experience with Apache- Understanding of cloud technologies- Experience with enterprise directory services (LDAP, Active Directory)- Excellent oral and written communications and customer relations skills- Demonstrated ability to work and function within a team environment- Ability to work independently and multi-task- Must possess strong customer service skills- Ability to work evening and weekend hours as required- Must be able to support the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture
– Must be able to respect, support and contribute to the University’s Catholic and Jesuit mission


Minimum Education Requirements:
Associates degree in computer science or related field

Preferred Education:
Bachelor’s degree preferred

Minimum Job Experience Requirements:
– Minimum of 2 years of experience administering Linux operating systems, preferably Red Hat Enterprise Linux or Ubuntu- Experienced with server and desktop virtualization in a mid-to-large scale data center environment, preferably VMWare

Preferred Qualifications:

Schedule/Work Hours:
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Additional hours as required.

Full Time/Part Time:

Annual Schedule:

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.  We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

Posting Number:

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/4947950



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