Employment

Job Opening - Professional/Managerial

Linux/UNIX Server Engineer I

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  • Work Department: University Technology
  • Class Title/Code: IT Technical Associate (5031)
  • Effective Date: Apr 29, 2019
  • Responsibilities:

    Employees at this level are well-experienced administrators who work under general supervision of a designated supervisor. They are familiar with all Linux/UNIX servers in the environment, and perform preliminary design and optimization plans. They serve as a resource to internal and external staff on these servers and how they support University resources.

    A Linux/UNIX Server Engineer I typically:

    1. supports core server systems that are crucial to University function
    2. designs and implements procedures and solutions for optimizing the server infrastructure
    3. researches new technologies to find opportunity for efficiencies and advancement
    4. tests and develops integration plans for complex systems spanning server, network, and datacenter infrastructure
    5. coordinates troubleshooting efforts relating to server systems
    6. may perform lower level duties within this series as required
    7. performs other related duties as assigned
    8. must be able to work flexible hours and to be on call
  • Required Qualifications:
    1. Any combination totaling two (2) years from the following categories:
      1. college coursework in Information Technology (IT), Computer Science, or a closely related discipline, as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent:
        1. 60 semester hours or Associate’s Degree equals one year
        2. 90-120 semester hours or Bachelor’s Degree equals two years
      2. work experience in server management using current versions of enterprise Linux/UNIX distributions (e.g. CentOS/RedHat, Ubuntu LTS)
    2. Two (2) additional years of work experience in server management using current versions of enterprise Linux/UNIX distributions (e.g. CentOS/RedHat, Ubuntu LTS) on a level comparable to that of a Linux/UNIX Server Administrator
    3. One (1) additional year of work experience including:
      1.  in server management using current versions of enterprise Linux/UNIX distributions (e.g. CentOS/RedHat, Ubontu LTS) on a level comparable to that of a Linux/UNIX Server Administrator II
      2. maintaining an enterprise server environment of over 50 servers
  • Starting Salary: $4103/month
  • Application Deadline: May 28, 2019

Employment - Information & Instructions

Complete an Employment Application online. Submit supplemental application materials, including copies of official academic transcripts and a current resume, via email to HR-Testing@wiu.edu.

All application materials, including completed application, transcripts, and resume, are due in the WIU Human Resources Office no later than 4:30 p.m. the day of the application deadline.

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact:

Human Resources Office
Sherman Hall 105
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Phone: (309) 298-1971 ext. 1
Fax: (309) 298-2300

Email: HR-Testing@wiu.edu

Open: Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.