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Linux Administrator III

Boston Children's Hospital Published: July 15, 2021
300 Longwood ave, Boston, Massachusetts
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At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Research Computing team and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

The Linux Administrator III shall be responsible for:

  • All aspects of Linux servers administration, from server racking and deployment, software installations and upgrades, and troubleshooting.
  • Coordinating and performing preventive system maintenance; Setting up day-to-day maintenance of production systems; Performing resource monitoring, performance tuning, and scaling of infrastructure as needed.
  • Developing strategies to maintain and enhance platform availability, utilization, security standards, especially via devops.
  • Researching, evaluating and promoting new technologies, monitoring and infrastructure as code tools across research computing.

In order to qualify you must have:

  • Knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts typically acquired through a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a closely related field.
  • 5+ years experience administering any flavor of Linux.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills with limited supervision (network, hardware, OS, performance related problems).
  • Excellent performance working both independently and collaboratively, often to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Burning desire to explore new technologies and solutions!

Preference to applicants with:

  • Experience with orchestration technologies: Slurm, SGE, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Shell scripting in bash, Perl, Python, or similar.
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