[Jobs] [nylug-job] Yale University seeks Systems Programmer II

Monjay Settro msettro at ix.netcom.com
Fri Feb 10 07:40:14 EST 2006

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    * JobID: #400
    * Submitted On: 2006-02-09 13:08:10

    * Company: Yale University
    * Contact: Yale Staffing,  
    * Url: http://www.yale.edu/jobs
    * Phone: Not Specified
    * Fax: Not Specified

    * Title: Systems Programmer II

    * Salary: $50,000+

    * Description:

      Provide senior systems programming support for the University's email, calendaring,
web and other Unix servers in a dynamic, 7X24 production data center environment.

      The Systems Programmer II will: manage performance, reliability and security
on Unix systems supporting 30,000 email users and 4 million web requests per day.
Install, configure, document and maintain Unix operating systems (Linux, Solaris)
and applications including Sendmail, Bind, Horde, MIMEDefang, SpamAssassin, ClamAV,
Cfengine, MeetingMaker Server, Apache and Tomcat. Independently authorize system
upgrades based on evaluation and testing. Consult and collaborate with application
developers, database administrators, service providers and data center operations
staff on application issues and problems. Serve as a principal source of technical
expertise for assigned applications. Design, implement and document tools for maintenance,
monitoring and capacity planning. Track developing technology. Assist clients in
developing specifications. Pilot technical enhancements to the University email 
and web infrastructure. Mentor junior systems programmers. Perform some off-shift
and weekend work with rotating on call coverage.

    * Required Skills:

      Bachelor's degree plus 4 years of experience supporting production Unix systems
in a 7x24 environment, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Extensive
knowledge of and experience with Unix and/or Solaris operating systems, utilities,
tools and applications. Preferred: experience with automated install and configuration
management systems such as Jumpstart, Kickstart, NIM, Cfengine; experience with 
server virtualization, load-balancing and clustering technologies; experience managing
a multiple Unix platform environment; experience managing SANs and SAN attached 
servers, experience with Sendmail, Bind, Horde, MIMEDefang, SpamAssassin, ClamAV,
Cfengine, MeetingMaker Server, Cyrus Imap, OpenLDAP, Apache and Tomcat. Thorough
knowledge of and extensive experience supporting email and web servers and related
applications. Thorough knowledge of host-based security best practices and tools.
Demonstrated ability to write scripts in Shell, Perl or other administrative scripting
languages. Demonstrated analytical and creative problem-solving skills and ability
to work independently or as member of team. Demonstrated ability to develop and 
document complex procedures. Excellent communication and organizational skills.

    * Location:

          New Haven, CT 

    * Furthermore: 

      For immediate consideration, please apply online at www.Yale.edu/jobs. Please
include your letter of interest and resume and reference source code CCRF33321 on
all correspondence.

      We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence
of a career at Yale University. Yale University, one of the country's great workplaces,
offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our
benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices,
liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement
benefits, recreational facilities including the largest gym in the country, and 
much more.

      Yale University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

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