Operating Systems Programmer, Enterprise Systems
**Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.**
**General Purpose:** Reporting to the Enterprise Systems and Services Technical Lead in Library IT, the Operating Systems Programmer will serve as systems and database administrator, with responsibility for local and hosted infrastructure, as well as for other critical services and storage in a 24/7/365 on-call production environment. The incumbent will design, install, configure, integrate, document, and manage core systems, storage, and applications for the Yale University Library. The Operating Systems Programmer will collaborate closely with other units within Library IT, stakeholders across the library, Yale ITS, as well as with external partners.
**Required Education and Experience:** Bachelor's Degree in a related field and a minimum of three years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Demonstrated ability with Linux distributions such as Red Hat Enterprise
Linux/CentOS, and Windows Servers. Demonstrated ability with Infrastructure as
a Service cloud providers such as AWS, Rackspace, Azzure, etc. Ability to work
with locally hosted virtualization environments such as VMware or Zones, etc.
• Familiarity with performance testing, monitoring, and tuning packages,
tools, and techniques.
• Demonstrated skill with scripting languages for system administration and
configuration management such as Python, Perl, ksh, Bash, KornShell, etc. .
Knowledge of authentication mechanisms such as CAS, Active Directory, LDAP,
and Shibboleth. Strong analytical and organizational skills. Excellent oral
and written communication skills.
• Working knowledge of a variety of web based technologies such as Apache
HTTPD, Microsoft IIS, Phusion Passenger, Apache Solr, Application servlet
containers such as Tomcat or Jetty, Web Application Frameworks such as Rails,
as well as HTTP accelerators and caches.
• Demonstrated skill with high-availability, load-balancing and failover
techniques. Familiarity with firewalls such as IP. Demonstrated skill with
SSH, SSL, and file sharing protocols such as NFS, iSCSI, Samba, Demonstrated
skill with application performance and system monitoring using systems such as
• Preferred: Familiarity with library systems (e.g.,
collections management, fulfillment, access and discovery, repository and
digital preservation). Familiarity with version control such as Git,
Subversion. Database administration and programming skills, particularly MS
SQL Server (SSIS, SSRS), MySQL, and/or Oracle. Skills crafting SQL, stored
procedures, automate regular ETL routines, and user-defined functions
**The University and the Library**
The Yale University Library, as one of the world's leading research libraries,
collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to and services for a rich
and unique record of human thought and creativity. It fosters intellectual
growth and supports the teaching and research missions of Yale University and
scholarly communities worldwide. A distinctive strength is its rich spectrum
of resources, including around 12.8 million volumes and information in all
media, ranging from ancient papyri to early printed books to electronic
databases. The Library is engaging in numerous projects to expand access to
its physical and digital collections. Housed in eighteen buildings including
the Sterling Memorial Library, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
the Center for Science and Social Science Information, and the Bass Library,
it employs a dynamic and diverse staff of approximately five hundred who offer
innovative and flexible services to library readers. For
additional information on the Yale University Library, please visit the
Library's web site at [www.library.yale.edu](http://www.library.yale.edu).
**Application:** For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at [www.yale.edu/jobs](http://www.yale.edu/jobs) - **the STARS req ID for this position is 36159BR.** Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.
We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of
a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale
University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and
true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide
variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and
educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational
facilities, and much more.
_Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and
does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, race, color,
religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin;
nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender
identity or expression._
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