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Division:

 

Information Resource Technology

Position Title:

 

Linux Systems Analyst

Work Location:

 

1201 Brazos - Austin, TX 78701

Working Hours:

 

M-F 8-5

Salary Group:

 

B-20

Classification No.

 

0256/ Systems Analyst III

Job Posting No.

 

FY12-027

Monthly Salary:

 

$3,639 - $4,100/ Month

Deadline for Accepting Applications

 

1st review date 07/19/2012; Applications accepted until job offer is made.

Date Job Available:

 

07/15/2012

Mailing Address:

 

P.O. Box 12927, Austin, TX 78711

In-Person Contact:

 

Human Resources Office, 1201 Brazos, Rm. 413

 

 

Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives & Library Building

Telephone Number:

 

(512) 463-5474

Supplemental Data Form (Word 97 document)
Applicant must submit an additional supplemental data sheet from the Texas State Library in order to be considered for the position.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Linux Systems Analyst works with library staff, IRT technical staff, and the technical staff at the consolidated state data center to provide technical expertise on the library’s Linux computing environment. The systems analyst participates in projects and problem-solving efforts which impact the agency’s Linux servers and has primary responsibility for the technical in-house support of the library’s Linux-based applications such as email lists, blogs, and web hosting, as well as tools used to manage and monitor the Linux environment. The analyst works with the IRT Applications Development team and the automation team in the Talking Book Program to promote code into production systems. The analyst also assists the TBP Division by working with their automation team to maintain system code as needed. The systems analyst creates and maintains appropriate technical and security documentation on the processes used to support the agency’s Linux systems within the agency’s areas of responsibility for these systems. This technician also participates in other technical projects as assigned within the Network Operations team of the IRT Division.

The Linux Systems Analyst works under the general guidance of the IRT Division Director and the Network Operations Coordinator with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB TASKS:

Uses technical expertise in Linux computing environments to analyze need for and impact of technical solutions.
Provides hands-on support for Linux-based applications including email lists, blogs, and
web-hosting as well as support the work of the IRT web application development team.
Provides hands-on support for the Linux-based TBP information system including code promotion into production, technical expertise, and maintaining code as necessary.
Works with the IRT DCS Coordinator and the IRT Director to ensure the service needs of the agency are met by the consolidated data center and assumes the duties of the DCS Coordinator as necessary.
Completes project management tasks for IRT projects as assigned.
Integrates support responsibilities with those of the rest of the Network Operations Team and seeks opportunities to improve and expand this integration of job tasks.
Attends work regularly in accordance with agency leave and attendance policies; and complies with all applicable agency policies and procedures including safety and standards of conduct.

NON-ESSENTIAL JOB TASKS:

Performs other tasks as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Four year degree from an accredited university OR two years of college level coursework PLUS two years of job-related experience may be substituted for education on a year-to-year basis

PLUS

One year of experience performing network and/or systems administration and support in a multi-platform network environment using Apache web server, Shell scripting, and at least three of the following open source tools:  PHP, MySQL, Perl, Subversion, Mailman, and Zope, and Linux Open Source content management systems.

Ability to analyze data, formulate conclusions and write reports
Ability to conduct planning meetings or business meetings
Ability to communicate effectively and work well with technical staff, vendors, and clients
Ability to adhere to deadlines in an organized manner.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

College degree in Management Information Systems (MIS), Computer Science, or related technology field
Experience performing complex systems analysis for Linux/Unix systems and applications
Experience performing network and/or systems administration and support in a multi-platform network environment using Apache web server, Shell scripting, and at least three of the following open source tools:  PHP, PHPAdmin, MySQL, Perl, Subversion, Mailman, and Zope, and Linux Open Source content management systems.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

College transcripts

SUPERVISION:

No supervision of other staff, but may provide guidance for other project staff as assigned
Reports to the IRT Division Director but receives job assignments from the IRT Network Operations Coordinator.

 

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