This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Operating System/Network Analyst competency level 3, position for College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University (OSU).
This position in Oregon State University's College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (CEOAS) will support IT administration in conjunction with software analysis and support of a large nationally sponsored cyberinfrastructure program. The purpose of this position is to provide expert level technical support at the college level to deploy Linux operating systems, hypervisors, and applications, to configure networking, and to liaison with software engineers to research, analyze, and solve software development and operational issues. Documenting both the software and hardware infrastructure, as well as supporting reporting functions will be expected. This position reports to the CEOAS Director of Research Computing.
The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) is a large-scale ocean observing system constructed and deployed under NSF sponsorship and oversight as a Major Research Equipment and Facilities Construction (MREFC) Project. This cyberinfrastructure sub-award will provide for the computation, networking, storage, and backup for the OOI program, and makes these ocean data available to anyone with an Internet connection. For more than a decade the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at OSU has worked with the OOI program to build, operate and maintain the Coastal Endurance Array and is now taking the lead in the cyberinfrastructure subsystem.
This classification requires a basic foundation of knowledge in operating systems programs, maintenance, systems administration, and network systems that would normally be obtained through a bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science, engineering mathematics, telecommunications or a related technical field, or equivalent technical training and/or experience.
Experience in IT systems analysis
Evaluation and monitoring of hardware/software/network for maintaining, documenting, and improving future systems.
Experience installing and managing Linux operating systems.
Strong understanding of Managing SQL and NoSQL database systems.
Strong understanding of virtualization and networking concepts.
Familiarity with designing and deploying computer and network monitoring systems.
Experience with configuration management and patch management.
Familiar with Network Attached Storage (NAS) systems and concepts and software defined storage.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions.
Early, evening and/or evening work will be required for certain software implementations.
Emergency response may require evening or weekend work.
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