• Systems Administrator Senior

    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/22/2018 10:21 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Info Technology
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    INFO SAN/Linux/ESX
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    Under general supervision, the Systems Administrator Senior provides accurate, timely support and creative solutions to Linux server administration, end user server issues, and storage system management.  Scope of work includes architecture, configuration, maintenance, testing and documentation of servers and storage systems, peripheral components and other applications relative to the server and storage environments. 


    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy


    Salary:  Negotiable



    • Architects, implements and support of Linux Server environments. 
    • Implementation and Support of various storage systems. 
    • UAMS IT Environment includes but is not limited to: Active Directory, AIX, Cache, Citrix XenApp, CommVault backup. DHCP, DNS, Email, Epic EMR, Epic, Exchange, HACMP, IBM hardware, IIS, Linux Operating Systems, Proxy, Radius, RAS, SharePoint, Skype for Business, SNA, SQL Server, Storage Area Network (SAN), View VDI, VMware ESX, VPN, Windows Desktop Operating Systems, Windows Server Operating Systems and WINS.
    • Documents work in progress and solutions to trouble calls using call tracking software.
    • This position participates in a group 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year on-call rotation where each member of the group would be on-call for 1 week at a time. When on-call, required to respond immediately to trouble calls during work hours as well as outside of general work hours.
    • Work occasionally may require in excess of eight hours per day. Workload pressure will regularly subject incumbent to moderate to high job-related stress.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    Bachelors Degree  in Computer Science or related field of study plus five (5) years of IT system administration experience in a large, complex environment with two (2) years supporting Linux and two (2) years supporting storage area networks - OR - a High School diploma plus 9 years of the above listed experience.



    Preferred Qualifications:

    Bachelor degree in Computer Science plus 5 years of IT experience with two years supporting RedHat or CentOS Linux. 

    Two years of experience installing, configuring and maintaining storage systems, for example, XIOtech, Dell PowerVault, IBM, EMC, Hitachi and others. 

    Five years administering two of the following: Windows Server OS, Active Directory, Server backups, VMWare Server, or Physical Server hardware.


    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to excellence.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Frequently
    Walk: Occasionally
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
    Talk: Continuously
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Laboratory Environment, Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: Electrical, Sharp objects/tools


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