Now Hiring - Student Sysadmin Assistant
The Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group, located in the Beckman Institute, is seeking to fill a part-time system administration position. This position will extend until at least into the 2007 Fall Semester.
The sysadmin assistant provides assistance to the lead systems administrator with maintaining system services; building and documenting new services; routine web site maintenance and upgrades; documenting existing systems; user support on Unix-based systems; and otherwise working on routine administration of a large heterogeneous network of high-performance workstations and servers.
The capable candidate will be encouraged to broaden his/her technical skills on the job, while working with the existing capable sysadmin team. This position will provide a great opportunity to become an expert at both implementing and utilizing state-of-the-art computer technology, as well as working to provide excellent customer service to a mid-sized research group.
More information about our computer setup can be found here.
A strong working knowledge of computer systems and software; competency with Unix commands and systems; an interest in networks, computer hardware and operating systems; a strong and long-term commitment to the job; and the ability to interact effectively with system users.
The job will consist of working 10-15 hours per week during the semester, and 25-30 hours per week during the summer.
A strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, and other modern web technologies; the ability to program in Perl and/or other scripting languages; federal work-study eligibility; web design skills, either with Photoshop, or just plain visual design; knowledge of and/or experience with Linux clusters.
The position is available immediately. Minority and women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send a short resume (electronic mail in PLAIN ASCII or PDF) and the name and phone numbers of two references to:
405 N. Mathews Ave
Urbana, IL 61801