UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment or Special Selection: Apply by 04/23/13 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible ACCES or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for Special Selection.
UC San Diego career employees who have passed their trial period will have priority consideration for this position. Recruiters will begin to refer qualified internal applicants after the first 7 days of the job posting. Qualified external applicants may be referred to the hiring department, if a qualified pool of internal candidates is not identified and upon the request of the hiring manager.
This position provides Unix systems administration support to Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA), an internationally recognized Internet infrastructure research group housed at UCSD's San Diego Supercomputer Center. Primary responsibilities include support for CAIDA's Archipelago (Ark) Project, an integrated facility for communication and coordination of measurement experiments on a growing set of 65+ remote monitoring systems located around the globe. Secondarily, the position may be called upon to assist with support of 15-20 desktops and 20-30 rack mounted servers, data processors, and storage devices. Operating systems requiring support include: Linux/MacOSX (for desktops/laptops); FreeBSD/Linux (remote monitors and servers). In addition to working with existing software, this position will write software in scripting languages or C to address a variety of system administration problems and tasks of moderate scope and complexity. Includes work with complex, advanced systems and networks in a TCP/IP research environment and assistance to users on a wide range of technical challenges. This position will prospect and follow up on leads for new hosting sites, coordinate and schedule maintenance and deployment, and help remote contacts diagnose failing monitors. For more information about SDSC, please visit: www.sdsc.edu.
BS or MS in Computer Science or a related scientific field with one year relevant programming experience; or comparable combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated experience administering multiple forms of Unix (BSDs, Linux), including their integration and interoperability.
Demonstrated knowledge of the C programming language, scripting languages such as Perl, Ruby and Unix shell scripting, and database query languages such as SQL.
Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of low-level operating system concepts, communication (and networking) protocols, and system utilities.
Proven ability to interact professionally and effectively in person, over the phone (or VOIP) and via email to communicate technical information to a diverse population of technical and non-technical personnel, including people for whom English is a second language.
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