Linux Systems Engineer

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

ID: 7192860
Posted: November 10, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary:
This position will be responsible for Linux Systems Administration at the Enterprise IT Shop for the University of Wisconsin's flagship campus in Madison.

This role is part of a team of professional Linux Administrators that are responsible for maintaining the University's enterprise and departmental administrative and research business systems.

The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) is an exciting and dynamic work environment grounded in organizational principles that include family and personal life/work balance; an inclusive, respectful, and supportive work environment; professional development opportunities; innovation; and alignment with the university's teaching, learning, and research missions. The division helps move the university forward through technology solutions designed collaboratively with the community to enable innovation, support scholarship, and equip the university with high-quality, sustainable technologies and services.

System Engineer II (IT038)
System Engineer III (IT039)
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Associate's Degree

Required qualifications:

-Professional experience as a Linux Systems Administrator. (Professional experience independently planning new deployments or environmental upgrades required for Level III.)
-Professional experience with writing and maintaining scripts in development languages such as Python, Perl, Ruby, PowerShell, or Linux shell scripting. (Professional experience designing and implementing new automation and/or scripting required for Level III)
-Professional experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef, or Ansible.
-Professional Experience supporting servers in an environment that practices formal IT Service Management
-Professional Experience troubleshooting complex IT issues to resolution.
-Demonstrated experience working in cross functional teams.

Work Type:
Full Time: 100%

This position is eligible for any of the following: 100% remote work; partial remote work; or fully on-site. Remote work requires an approved remote work agreement (RWA) agreement. An RWA requires successful candidates to possess their own high-speed internet and phone to perform the work on a university provided computer. Per University policy, transportation between home and assigned work location is not payable/reimbursable and will be at the expense of the employee.