Duke Health Technology Solutions is a robust, specialized division of Duke University Health System dedicated to the development and management of enterprise IT systems.
A 2018 'Most Wired' health system, Duke is nationally recognized for IT and information management as the first healthcare system to achieve the Davies Award – highest honor by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) – for inpatient, ambulatory and analytics health information technology capabilities. Our employees are among the top-skilled IT experts in the Triangle and partner with leading scholars, clinicians, and researchers across Duke University and Duke Health to develop innovative technologies that support our mission of delivering tomorrow's healthcare today.
The System Analyst Level II position performs a variety of complex technical tasks focused on the administration, management, and maintenance of over 1,200 UNIX-based servers in an enterprise-level computing virtual and physical environment.
This position works closely with:
Duke's Engineering Team to implement servers and solutions consistent with Duke's strategic direction
Duke's Core IT Operations group to ensure that those implementations are operationalized to fit into their support structure
Primary Job Responsibilities
Assist in the installation, configuration, administration, and system security of a multi-platform environment which includes Linux (primarily Red Hat), IBM AIX, VMWare ESXi and Nutanix AHV
Adhere to strong systems administration techniques and procedures
Establish and maintain best practices and procedures for patch management, virus management, vulnerability management, and operating system improvements
Analyze and improve system performance
Troubleshoot system failures and resolve. Identify and document permanent fixes
Participate in the automation of services using Ansible, Puppet, Chef, and OpenShift
Coordinate/consult with application development and database administrator staff to profile application needs and provide the appropriate environment(s) needed for stability and performance
Communicate issues effectively to team members and management
Provide professional, courteous customer service
Provide incident management, prioritization, and resolution of problems/tasks for users
Participate in medium to large business projects; lead small to medium infrastructure projects
Participate in documenting policies and procedures
Work with client service representatives and various levels of team members across business units within the company.
Provide team members with detailed platform overview training and supporting documentation for operational, configuration, or other procedural purposes.
Attend status calls when requested and provides detailed technical support.
Linux Server Administrator with 3-5 years professional experience in Systems Administration, Virtualization, and Storage technologies on various Linux/Unix platforms (RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian, Suse, and Solaris)
Experience with server provisioning, patching, troubleshooting, and securing servers with regular firewall update and monitoring
Package and patch management using Satellite, RPM, and YUM
Experience with performance tuning of virtual servers, and management of server resources between Virtual Machines.
Experienced in creating and maintaining Cron jobs, Systems backup, and OS installation using Jumpstart and Kickstart for RedHat Enterprise Linux
Experience in script automation using Python, Ruby, Perl, and Bash.
Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet, and Chef
Experience in Linux backup/restore using TAR as well as formatting and disk partitioning.
Working knowledge of web application security, understanding of vulnerabilities and countermeasures
Bachelor's Degree - Computer or other similar technical concentration; relevant experience and / or training in lieu of education: Typically Minimum 6 Years Relevant Exp - Experience with IBM AIX, Red Hat Linux and Oracle Solaris 10 systems administration.
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE); IBM AIX Certified Administrator; Solaris Certified Administrator. IT automation systems such as Ansible, Puppet, and Chef
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE - A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of area of specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways. This job is the fully qualified, career-oriented, journey-level position.
JOB COMPLEXITY - Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.
SUPERVISION - Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.
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Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.