Emory University Operating Systems Analyst/Administrator- Yerkes ITD in Atlanta, Georgia


In support of organizational requirements and aspirations: Provisions, maintains, and monitors multi-platform servers, operating systems, utilities, and related software; Supports the availability, integrity, and reliability of on-premises and cloud systems; Collaborates with infrastructure, operations, application development, and client services teams to deliver, maintain, and support services for our clientele communities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 years System Admin experience in an academic or research environment

  • Solid working knowledge of RedHat Enterprise Linux version 6/7

  • Expertise in the configuration, administration, and integration of Linux-based server systems

  • Experience configuring and administering cloud-based applications, associated cloud services and resources, integrated environments, virtualized containers, systems, storage and networks to support complex research programs

  • Experience managing and maintaining user accounts, memberships and privileges within an on-premises, virtual machine, and cloud services integrated environment

  • Experience monitoring resource utilization, requests, audit mechanisms, key metrics and indicators

  • Experience adjusting and reconfiguring resources and workflows as appropriate to optimize performance and manage cost

  • Experience with generation of utilization and billing reports

  • Experience configuring and administering Windows and Apple Servers

  • Working knowledge of MS Active Directory and group policy

  • Experience with Shell scripting in bash or csh, and PowerShell

  • Certifications in the following areas are a plus: Security+, Network+, AWS Certifications, Microsoft and RedHat certifications

  • Familiarity or certification in ITIL methodologies

Minimum Annual Rate: $50,700

Midpoint Annual Rate: $70,000

Additional Details

  • A strong customer service mindset

  • Ability to work effectively on an individual basis and within a strong team environment

  • Ability to multi-task, learn new technologies, and adapt to challenges

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must be highly detail oriented

  • Attentive to time management; driven to meet objectives and deadlines

  • Committed to continuous improvement

  • Comfortable and effective at gathering requirements, research and analysis of alternatives, and collaborative development of proposals and actin plans

  • Willingness to actively invest in formal and informal development of fellow team members

  • Comfortable and effective at providing tier 2 support as needed

  • Ability to troubleshoot TCP/IP network over 802.3ab and 802.11X wireless

  • Experience with Project Management tools and practices

  • Attentive to systems compatibility, security and compliancy with university, federal, and grant guidelines

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Job Number 15401

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Yerkes National Primate Resear

Department YRK: Information Technlgy Srvc

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Information Technology

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