Systems Admin/Programmer III

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jan 5, 2022
Technology Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Systems Admin/Programmer III

Job Description:

Develop software for cloud middleware and web portals. Collect and report performance and quality metrics to insure resources are meeting project goals. Create documentation and software packages to make work usable by other institutions. Train collaborators and end users in the cloud and software resources created.

The majority of the activities are as a systems programmer and technology implementer for collaborative projects with scientists from application domains. The incumbent will design, implement, and maintain storage, infrastructure, platform, and software clouds including software and hardware selection. Integrate external cloud and distributed data resources with resources developed as part of the projects. Create and distribute virtual appliances and other virtual resources to collaborators and end users. Maintain expertise in cloud software and hardware.

Assist in maintaining existing computer, networking, and software infrastructure in ACIS laboratory. Integrate infrastructure developed as part of the project into the overall resource offerings of the ACIS laboratory. Act as liaison between the project's and lab's hardware and software infrastructure and the other computer services or centers at UF and elsewhere. Manage and coordinate work done by undergraduate and graduate students that affects the functioning of the project's and lab's computing infrastructure. Document best practices and develop technical support materials for ACIS hardware and software.

Expected Salary:

$80,000-$95,000; commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience; or a high school diploma or equivalent and six years of experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Exceptional candidates will have experience with several of the following:

- Virtualization and cloud technologies such as VMware, Xen, Hyper-V, KVM, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

- System automation and deployment such as Salt, Puppet, Chef, Foreman

- Programming and scripting such as shell scripts, Bash, Python, Javascript, node.js, Ruby

- Open source RDBMS such as PostgreSQL, MySQL / MariaDB

- Distributed storage, filesystems, object stores, and NoSQL such as Ceph, HDFS, GlusterFS, Riak, MongoDB, CouchDB, Cassandra

- Messaging / tasks queues such as Celery, Redis, RabbitMQ

- Web applications / platforms such as Drupal, Mediawiki, Django

- Multiple operating systems such as Mac, Linux, Windows

- RESTful web services and APIs

- Physcial infrastructure (servers, networks, and datacenter operations)

- Writing documentation

- Preparing presentation materials

- Presenting at conferences or workshops

- Source code version control and Open Source development

- Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered for this position, applicant must upload a cover letter and resume with application.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This is a time-limited position.

This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

Health Assessment Required:No