Systems Administrator (Linux Systems Administrator)

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
09/27/2019
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
91069
Level/Salary Band:
  • 03 – K – Exempt
  • 04 – L – Exempt
Work Unit:
Information Technology
Department:
Core Infrastructure
Full/Part Time:
Full–Time

Description

Penn State’s Core Infrastructure Linux group is looking for a Systems Administrator to configure, ensure proper operation, deliver and maintain Linux and UNIX operating systems and the core software deployed on those systems. Responsibilities include management of many of the Linux systems used by Penn State for academic and administrative computing. The selected candidate will work on a variety of projects, both independently and in teams. This job will be filled as a level 3, or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. The successful candidate for this job will be proficient in modern methods of systems deployment and management. Strong communications and collaboration skills are a must. Desired skills include CFEngine, Ansible, GIT, RedHat, Scientific Linux, Samba, NFS, and VMware. Additional desirable skills include Kubernetes, Docker, Grafana, Nagios, AWS, Azure, and San storage technologies.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088