Department Name: H3997:EVPHA Information Technology
UK HealthCare Information Technology Services has posted the Unix Engineer III role. This role will be held accountable for establishing strong credibility & collaboration with our physicians, customers, department leadership, affiliated organizations, and all I.T. staff members. This is a highly matrixed organization which requires excellent interpersonal skills, persuasion and influencing skills, ability to work on large multi-disciplinary teams with significant amount of varied work assignments. The successful Unix Engineer III will provide tier 2 and some tier 1 support of all ITS incidents and requests for UK Healthcare Unix/non-Windows environment, as well as for the storage environment. Primary duties include incident and request intake, install, configure, documentation, and resolution; problem analysis; and project task fulfillment. Additional responsibilities include; performance of service recoveries; adherence to the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations; and participation in the oversight and establishment of departmental goals, policies, and procedures. UK HealthCare is a comprehensive healthcare system consisting of the medical, nursing, health sciences, public health, dental and pharmacy patient care activities of the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY, and in several off-site locations. UK HealthCare is expanding through the construction of a new hospital and potential future acquisitions.
The ideal candidate will have the following skills: Red Hat Linux skills, AIX skills, mainframe skills a plus but not necessary, critical thinking; strategic decision making; problem solving; excellent interpersonal and communication, both written and verbal; ability to develop staff which includes mentoring and coaching employees; teamwork; conflict resolution; project management methodologies and practice; performance management principles; and Microsoft Project and project server applications knowledge is preferred. In addition, the ideal candidate must be able to work successfully in a highly matrixed organization.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
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