[SASAG] I'm looking for another Sys Admin.

Atom Powers atom.powers at gmail.com
Fri Jul 13 08:56:21 PDT 2007

This position is at DigiPen.edu; Redmond WA nestled between Microsoft
and Nintendo.
I don't make any salary decisions so I can only guess, but salary
would probably start in the 30k to 50k range. Hours are flexible.

On 7/13/07, Atom Powers <atom.powers at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm looking for another Sys Admin to help us manage our web
> applications and everything else. I don't have any specific role in
> mind, mostly because we are growing so fast this year that nobody has
> had a chance to "settle" into anything specific.
> The skills I need the most are: web application programming (PHP,
> apache, Typo3, Media Wiki, etc.) and network management (cisco,
> firewalls, pf, service monitoring, etc.).
> Description
> ----
> The primary role for these technical positions is to assist with the
> configuration and support of all IT services. This includes software
> management, software deployment, and trouble-shooting in an academic
> environment. These positions are part of the IT team and will work
> directly with us to identify and resolve problems.
> Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
> ----
> * Participate in the day-to-day activities of the IT help desk.
> * Be an escalation point for first level support to resolve
>   technical problems.
> * Participate in overseeing the trouble ticket system, ensuring
>   tickets are properly generated, assigned, updated, and resolved.
> * Periodically perform trend analysis of system behavior and plan
>   remedial steps where appropriate.
> * Identify process improvements and changes to the Help Desk
>   organization and environment, including identification and resolution
>   of persistent or recurring problems.
> * Participate in the implementation of new technology, including
>   related testing and system update activities.
> * Support and improve the software deployment infrastructure, including
>   software updates and patches.
> * Assist in drafting policies and documenting procedures.
> * Participate in the development and implementation of support
>   tools and applications.
> * Assist with server and application maintenance, including a rotating
>   on-call schedule.
> * Participate in the specification, design, deployment, and support of
>   all current and future IT services.
> Desired Skills
> ----
> * The ability to provide technical support over the phone and in person;
>   good personal skills, professional demeanor.
> * The ability to compose technical documents in an easily accessible
>   format; good writing skills.
> * Have excellent problem solving skills and the ability to apply those
>   skills in an extensible and supportable way.
> * The ability to work responsibly with or without direct supervision.
> * Have a working knowledge of any BSD/SysV based operating systems.
> * Have a practical familiarity with various scripting languages possibly
>   including perl, php, ruby and MS windows scripting languages.
> * Familiarity with any of cfEngine, puppet, Request Tracker, Unattended,
>   and OpenLDAP preferred.
> * Familiarity with Cisco gear and the ability to live through a berating
>   by irate faculty for bonus points.
> --
> --
> Perfection is just a word I use occasionally with mustard.
> --Atom Powers--

Perfection is just a word I use occasionally with mustard.
--Atom Powers--

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