Performs highly complex (senior-level) work. Work involves coordinating activities associated with infrastructure, security, network management, applications and servers; coordinating design and installation, policy development, monitoring, and analysis of existing hardware and software; and evaluating potential enhancements. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Essential Job Elements:
Designs or coordinates the design and maintenance of the documents, policies, processes and procedures necessary to build, maintain and recover the agency network environments and the data contained in it. Develops goals and objectives for the development and use of an efficient and cost-effective network for agency users. Evaluates and recommends network technologies, hardware and software resources to identify strengths, weaknesses and potential benefits to the agency to better meet the future information requirements. Determines standards on network security by protecting network information, ensuring secure access and role validation process and procedures, implementing security protection of the network and maintaining security patch levels. Performs and oversees the installation, upgrade, troubleshooting, and support of network resources. Maintains and monitors the operational network monitor, service desk and management systems and takes corrective measures to ensure efficient performance and responsiveness. Provides training, support, guidance and mentoring to team members, staff and users in the network environment. Marginal Duties: Performs related work as assigned.
Applicants must demonstrate on the application how the following qualifications are met. Graduation from high school plus three years of recent (within the last 2 years) advanced experience in an enterprise Linux environment (file, print and web applications (apache, php, java, coldfusion).
At least one of the following certifications:
· Comp TIA Linux +
· Linux LPIC-1
· Linux LPIC-2
· Linux LPIC 3
· Red Hat Certified System Administrator-RHCSA
· Red Had Certified Engineer - RHCE
· Novell Certified Linux Administrator (CLA)
· Novell Certified Linux Professional (CLP)
· Novell Certified Linux Engineer (CLE)
Four or more years of experience managing local sites or side area networks with experience:
· loading and configuring Linux operating systems
· administering DNS, DHCP, CRON, NTP and SNMP on Linux/Unix platforms
· performing backups, maintaining archives and performing data recovery
· using shell script languages such as Bash Shell, Korn Shell, Bourne Shell, C Shell and Perl
· OS performing analysis, tuning adding enhancements and performing corrective actions of hardware
· Interviewed applicants must pass a Linux and Scripting skills test at the time of interview.
· ITIL Foundation certification
· Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
· Security + or equivalent certification
At least one year of experience in one or more of the following:
· Symantec Netbackup
· Novell Open Enterprise Server
· Storage Area Networks
Hands on experience with: Fiber Channel SAN troubleshooting, network operating system, network security software, performance monitoring and capacity tools, installing, configuring and maintaining Linux servers, networks and clusters.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Certified knowledge of network facilities and data processing techniques, of personal computer hardware and software, of network operating system and security software, of performance monitoring and capacity management tools. Ability to train network personnel; to recognize, analyze, and resolve network problems; to manage assigned tasks, interact with internal and external customers and development teams, and clearly communicate status information.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position requires the employee to primarily perform non-sedentary work; mobility (standing and walking) is routinely required to carry out some duties including extensive walking, climbing and jumping on uneven surfaces, rough terrain and/or desolate areas. Duties require the ability to bend, stoop, kneel, reach and/or steer a boat as needed. The position also requires normal cognitive abilities requiring the ability to learn, recall, and apply certain practices and policies. It requires the stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. This position requires the ability to read printed materials and computer screens. The position may require extensive computer, telephone and client/customer contact and communication. The individual must be able to lift, pull, physically handle, and transport records, documents, boxes, equipment and all materials and related tools, weighing up to 50 pounds when required. The individual must be able to sit for long periods of time when commuting to and from assigned destination and when traveling on state business including fieldwork and training assignments. This position requires the ability to work outside and adapt to adverse weather conditions to include sea, sky and land environments.
Other (licenses, certifications, et cetera):
Valid Texas Driver's License
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