Systems Administrator
University of Pennsylvania Department of Information Technology
United States

Posted Job Title

Systems Administrator B
Job Profile Title

Systems Administrator B


Job Description Summary

Under a senior systems administrator, this position will work within the CETS IT Support team to manage IT infrastructure for the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. This includes a variety of hardware, software, and user support opportunities.
Job Description

This position manages IT infrastructure which serves the academic and research missions of the Engineering School alongside a team of systems administrators within the collegial CETS IT Support team that has great depth and breadth of IT support experience. Supported IT solutions include Linux HPC clusters, servers, storage appliances, research applications, and basic networking. You will design, code, test and document tools and utilities running under Linux OSes. You will also respond to customer requests and questions, including 2nd tier support. Understanding the bedrock of security, you will monitor security announcements and install patches in a timely manner.

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of one year of operating systems maintenance and analysis experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong interpersonal and written communication skills are required. A strong background with Linux and experience programming with high-level scripting languages (Python preferred), are required. Experience with configuration management (e.g. Ansible), version control (e.g. GIT), and/or Cloud services (e.g. AWS) preferred.

Working Conditions
Office, library, computer room

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table;Occasional lifting 24-50 lb.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Department / School

School of Engineering and Applied Science
Pay Range

$42,953.00 - $113,435.00
Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.


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