Operations & System Specialist III (Linux Systems Administrator) - Radiology
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: JR68534
This position provides leadership and specialized support on information technology equipment and systems for the business, research, and instructional functions of customers. Position involves the advanced use of software and/or hardware tools to provide ongoing services, and responsibilities require expertise with core infrastructure elements and how they interrelate to provide a cohesive computing environment. Position requires knowledge regarding installation and modification of software and hardware, testing, and documentation on mainly Linux based platforms. Work includes interaction with customers, technicians, analysts, and specialists to troubleshoot problems related to the use of single and/or multiple information systems. Responsibilities include support for very complex, advanced-issue resolutions regarding system and infrastructure matters. Employee is part of a team that has final technical decision-making responsibility regarding specific solutions or problem-resolution methodologies.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Knows and applies concepts, practices and procedures of leadership.
Acknowledges the impact of time, finances, resources and quality of services or projects.
Seeks guidance on unusual matters from management as appropriate.
Relies on expertise and judgment to determine, plan and assign work of the technical unit.
Participates in the comprehensive resource and technology base of the Business Unit to ensure successful implementation and maintenance of assigned objectives and programs.
Uses strong technical skills to direct and assist customers.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Proficient in Linux based systems.
Planning and Organizing: Ability to participate in the development of long-term plans for the work unit; ability to assist with the planning of their work assignments to successfully complete assigned tasks within deadline timeframes.
Project Management: Ability to implement projects that have high impact and/or are of highest complexity; projects often involve significant changes to infrastructure or the implementation of emerging technologies.
Technical Knowledge: Significant knowledge of highly technical and specialized phases of software systems programming; ability to consult with other analysts and specialists and serve as a technical resource.
Technical Solution Development: Ability to identify and analyze reoccurring problems and serve as an expert in designing system infrastructure; ability to develop and/or implement highly complex information technology solutions to enhance enterprise success.
Technical Support: Skill in the technical consultation related to complex projects; skill and knowledge in a highly specialized area of systems analysis and development.
Consultancy Skills: Ability to provide expertise and consultation on technical issues to customers; knowledge of new or existing technologies to develop solutions and ability to consult with other specialists, analysts, technicians and vendors.
Graduation from a 4-year college or university with a degree in IT or related field required plus a minimum of three years of experience in operations analysis and design, systems programming, or a closely related field; additional experience in any of these fields may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
$70,300.00 - $120,000.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.
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