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Carnegie Mellon University Senior Linux Engineer, Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) in PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania

Senior Linux Engineer, Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE).and.nbsp; (2015038)The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is an academic community just shy of 1,400 individuals (faculty, staff and students) and includes global research and teaching efforts through extensions of our Pittsburgh academic programs and research in Silicon Valley, Portugal, Rwanda, Thailand and Singapore.ECE has an immediate opening for a Senior Linux Engineer. In this role, you will be a key member of our Information Technology Services group and will report directly to the Network Manager.Core responsibilities include:Designing, maintaining, deploying, and customer support of the Linux ecosystem in IT Services for the ECE Department and its worldwide programsProviding technical support at all levels to IT Services staff and affiliated customer groupsAdjusting to intended audiences with varying levels of understanding and backgroundWorking in parallel with multiple projects, meeting strict deadlines, and coordinating with all levels of IT Services staffSupervising student employees as neededQualification:Bachelor.and.#39;s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent field required; Master.and.#39;s degree preferredAt least three years of current Linux data center and enterprise desktop administration in a heterogeneous environmentSystem security in client and server OSExpertise in RHEL, package maintenance and distribution, authentication systems, license management, distributed computing, and Apache web hostingTechnical lead experience in virtual system deployments [VMWare, RHEV]Automation tools and techniques; scripting in contemporary, common languages and related IDE.and.#39;s [C, Python, Ruby, shell]Excellent command of version control systemsAbility to manage complex and potentially undocumented issues with lowlevel tools such as syslog, tcpdump, dmesgStrong understanding of configuration files, system variables, and editing toolsStrong fundamental understanding of Cisco switching and routingExperience with modern project management methodologiesPreferred Skills:Advanced understanding of computer operating systems (RHEL), systems management software (Puppet/Satellite), virtualization and computer networking, Linux operating system internalsExperience with security analysis and certificate management; detailed knowledge of Kerberos, experience with FlexLM; with highlyavailable network file systems (NFS/AFS/DFS)Advanced ability to manage complicated computer or network problems, experience with monitoring and metric systemsPoweruser understanding of other desktop or server operating systems such as macOS/OSX, Windows, WAN technologies, highlyavailable cloud service deployments, Active Directory, LDAP, and SSSDRequirements:Background checkFlexibility, excellence, responsiveness, and compassion are vital qualities within ECE. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued proficiencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a diverse population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.You should demonstrate:Proven ability to communicate in writing and orally to individuals and large groups with precision and clarity and provide excellent customer serviceAbility to have agnostic view of solutions; to reach across technology stacks and groups with a focus on problem solvingAbility to provide accurate, holistic estimates that account for shortterm and longterm resource inputs related to time, labor, equipment costs, and software costs; for efficiency gains and losses across the environmentAbility to mentor other staff members with patience and tolerance of alternate viewpointsAbility to match the Department goals with multiple solution alternativesAre you interested