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Tuesday, March 9, 2010

F/T - Systems Manager - New York University


Manage day-to-day operations of NYU's Division of Libraries' systems operation that provides electronic/computer services to NYU Libraries' staff, users and members of the Library Consortium of Southern Manhattan. Install, monitor, and troubleshoot UNIX/Linux/Windows servers. Develop/maintain technical/operational policies/procedures to ensure integrity of systems, data and operations for approximately 50 servers. Responsible for hardware configuration, performance tuning and metrics generation. Manage various file and print systems, SAN, backup, etc. troubleshoot and resolve problems. Manage the installation of O.S. and security upgrades/patches on all servers. Research hardware solutions and recommend solutions to enhance library electronic services for users. Develop budgets, hardware replacement plans, etc. in collaboration with LITS Director. Serve on Libraries Department Managers Group, Libraries ITS senior team and other committees and working groups. Manage two Systems Administrators.   

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Information Systems or related field with certification as a systems administrator. Masters degree preferred.

3 years' experience installing, configuring, and maintaining hardware/software in a complex networked environment with at least 1-2 years' systems management experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must include experience troubleshooting and staff supervision.   Experience in higher education and managing technical staff strongly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
In depth knowledge of SUN Solaris 9,10, Linux Red Hat, Apache/Tomcat, NFS, MySQL, PHP, SMTP, Shell/Perl scripting. Demonstrated experience in project management/planning of complex technical projects. Candidate should demonstrate strong analytical, interpersonal, communication and customer service skills and the ability to work successfully in a team environment.   Experience with HTML, XML, firewalls, Proxy/authentication protocols/services, Windows, MAC OS highly desired. Red Hat Certification (RHCE) and/or Solaris certification (SCSA) strongly preferred. A thorough knowledge of current and emerging network, storage and application development technologies is strongly preferred.  

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