Systems Administrator II at Miami University

Systems Administrator II at Miami University

Job Type
Posting Date
October 8, 2019
Location of Position

Oxford, OH

Company Summary

Welcoming Workplace

Imagine the possibilities with a career at Miami…

Miami University is a major public university with a small college feel.  Creating environments for learning excellence and providing career opportunities in Oxford, Hamilton, Middletown, West Chester and Luxembourg, our faculty and staff are the fuel that drives Miami!

We rank first nationally among public universities for best teaching by U.S. News & World Report.  Our opportunities for growth and advancement aren't limited to students in the classroom.  Our faculty, staff and student employees are highly valued for their contribution toward the Miami experience.

Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles north of Cincinnati.  A true college town, Oxford features a wide variety of shops and restaurants within walking distance of the main campus.  Our regional campuses are located in Hamilton, Middletown and the Voice of America  Learning Center in West Chester, Ohio.

Miami offers a great work environment and competitive benefits. We invite you to experience Miami and see how you can support the University’s academic mission.

Thank you for your interest in the career opportunities at Miami.

Duties and Responsibilities

Job Summary:  Job ID: 496114 – FT – Unclassified (salaried)

We are looking for an accomplished and creative Systems Administrator to join our Linux Team. This Systems Administrator will reliably manage infrastructure and integrated services that support Miami University’s academic, research and business missions.

If you are a Linux systems administrator who enjoys developing infrastructure as code, cloud and datacenter operations, and building reliable, flexible infrastructure with a purpose, this is the job for you! As a Linux systems administrator if you enjoy exploring new technologies and conducting controlled experimentation within the system infrastructure realm you will excel in this role.

Our Linux systems administrators work collaboratively as a team to diagnose problems and transform our infrastructure. We are a learning-based team that supports individuals to better their skills through guided experienced-based learning in service to the University. Our team culture encourages communication between staff.

Position Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

    • Require a Bachelor's degree with 2 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Require at least 2 years of experience demonstrating a progression in Linux system administrator experience.
    • Require experience writing and developing scripts or other programing-based automation of system administration tasks.
    • You must be a U.S. citizen, a lawful permanent resident, admitted for residence as an applicant under the 1986 immigration amnesty law, refugee asylee.

Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience providing the knowledge/skills/abilities listed above may be substituted. Experience in these knowledge/skills/abilities may be earned concurrently.

Submit cover letter, resume and list of three references

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Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

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