Linux and Cloud Administrator – 20031535

Position Summary

This position will focus on architecting, deploying, maintaining and documenting cyberinfrastructure in the cloud. The primary tools of the trade will be Linux and other open source components. The position will support RENCI projects that need to utilize cloud infrastructure. Ensure stack deployments follow best practices that result in secure and scalable platforms. Monitor resource usage, set budgets and manage accounts. There will also be plenty of opportunities to support NAS storage clusters, Linux servers and HPC clusters, VMware and network infrastructure that is on-premise in our datacenter. This position is part of the RENCI IT group. We currently stand at six and are expanding.

Educational Requirements

Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required; for candidates demonstrating comparable background in academic or research computing management, will accept a relevant undergraduate degree and 3 or more years of relevant experience in substitution.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Linux System Administration (CentOS)
  • Cloud architecture, operations and maintenance
  • AWS EC2, S3, EFS, CloudWatch, CloudTrail
  • GCP Compute Engine
  • Security best practices (MFA, least privilege)
  • NAS Storage (Isilon, NetApp, NFS)
  • Virtualization (VMware)
  • Networking (AWS VPCs, Layer 2, network switch OS configuration)
  • Scripting with Bash, Perl or Python
  • Multiple cloud vendors (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Puppet, Nagios

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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