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Systems Linux Engineer - req# 8443

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 6/14/2019
Job Reference #: 8443

Job Description

Systems/Network Analyst 3

Requisition IDreq8443
Working TitleSystems Linux Engineer
Position Grade14
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico Information Technologies (IT) Linux Enterprise Services (DSYS) group is seeking a Systems Engineer to help maintain and expand a robust Linux systems framework that will support current and future Unix applications and services in a large and complex academic enterprise. The successful applicant will have expertise in Unix and VMWare technologies, exceptional communication skills, a thorough understanding of IT systems management best practices and customer service skills to support the values, practices and procedures found in a higher education environment.

IT provides a creative work environment and a supportive team environment. UNM offers outstanding benefits including paid annual and sick leave, an excellent retirement plan and educational benefits for employees and their families.


  1. Researches, tests, implements and troubleshoots Unix/Linux services and tools.
  2. Documents system information and processes.
  3. Troubleshoots and resolves hardware, software, and connectivity problems.
  4. Provides technical assistance and maintenance support to other groups within IT as well as end users.
  5. Documents and writes user instructions.
  6. Records and maintains hardware and software inventories.
  7. Maintains currency of knowledge with respect to relevant technologies, equipment, and/or systems.
  8. Provides on-call support for Linux/Unix (DSYS) team’s services.
  9. Assists other Systems Engineers on various projects and tasks.
  10. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Specialty licensure/certification may be required, as specified by the department.
  • Successful candidate may be subject to a criminal background check prior to starting work.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 2 years of progressively responsible experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Higher education and/or experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience in:

RedHat Linux

Bash, Pearl, Power Shell scripting

Cloud Concepts

Backup/Restore Experience

DNS, LDAP, Splunk, Solar Winds

Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentIT Computing Platforms (322A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date4/1/2019
Application InstructionsInclude resume and cover letter

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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