Systems Programmer Administrator

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
23 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 5162/J2317

Job Description

This position is part of the systems administration and agile DevOps teams responsible for architecting, engineering, administering, and operating the BU Research Computing Services (RCS) and Massachusetts Open Cloud (MOC) grid, virtual, and cloud based systems. This position will have specific responsibilities in administering virtualized servers and MOC cloud resources and serve as a technical liaison between RCS and MOC. The position works with RCS and MOC team members to install, configure, maintain, and update hardware and software, monitor, improve performance, resolve problems and help the users of the systems.

Required Skills

B.A./B.S. and one to three years of work experience or M.A./M.S. Knowledge of computer hardware, Linux operating systems, and networking technologies. Experience with Software Define Networks, KVM and OpenStack are a plus. Fluency in multiple programming languages (especially C, Shell, Python and Perl). Strong communications skills. Ability to learn and apply new things quickly. Strong problem solving skills.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular