|Job Title||Systems Administrator|
|Working Title||Systems Administrator|
|FLSA Code||Computer Employee|
|Patient Sensitive Job Code?||No|
|Standard Hours per Week||40|
|Full Time or Part Time?||Full Time|
|Work Schedule Summary|
|Department||00810 - Scient Comp & Imag Instit-Oper|
|City||Salt Lake City, UT|
|Type of Recruitment||External Posting|
|Pay Rate Range||$65,000 - $75,000|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
· Installs, upgrades, and supports operating systems (OpenSUSE, CentOS, and Ubuntu)
· Installs and manages NVIDIA drivers on linux and GPU servers in general
· Works with and resolves issues with SLURM schedulers
· Manages GPU and CPU clusters
· Installs and configures Database, web, print, authentications (LDAP & NIS) and DNS servers
· Occasionally assists and provides guidance to help desk support team
· As a valued team member performs other assigned tasks under guidance of supervisor
· Participates in occasional weekends and after office hours work
The applicant is expected to possess expert level of understanding of various flavors of Linux operating systems, like OpenSUSE, CentOS, and Ubuntu, as they install and maintain these Linux servers. The incumbent manages NVIDIA drivers and installs them on individual servers, as well as, GPU clusters with related CUDA Toolkits and sample programs. The applicant is familiar with and manages clusters, both GPU and CPU.
The person selected for this job installs and configures databases (mysql and postgresql), Web (apache, Joomla CMS), print (Cups), authentication (LDAP and NIS), DNS, and DHCPD servers.
Other tasks and projects can be assigned by supervisor as seen fit. Nature of IT jobs requires occasional weekends and after office hours work.
The incumbent is required to participate actively in after hours work when it’s scheduled.
This is not a remote position.
This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency with at least 2 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field.
Experience working at University environment to assist faculty, staff, and students is helpful.
|Special Instructions Summary|
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.
To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:
Director/ Title IX Coordinator
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a related Bachelor's degree or equivalency? (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education)
- * Do you have 2 or more years of related Systems Administrator experience?
- Cover Letter
- Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
- Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission