**Come join us at TDL and help us grow!**  

Responsible for the design, management, maintenance and architecture of the
systems of the Texas Digital Library, a consortium of academic research
libraries engaged in the preservation, dissemination and ingestion of the data
and scholarly materials of the State of Texas.

_**Essential Functions**_

Act as leader of the TDL Systems team, overseeing the administration of
systems including repositories, preservation systems, the Vireo Electronic
Thesis and Dissertation Management System, and other tools supporting
scholarly communication activities as key services of the Texas Digital
Library. Develop an architecture for standardization, security, and back-up
assurance for TDL services within the Amazon cloud for multiple client
universities. Provide lead system administration for DSpace repository
management. Support applications for data processing, remote database
interfaces, and associated run-time environments and operate in a Linux
environment at Amazon Web Service. Work with Director of Operations to design
or integrate, code, test and deploy applications for support of services

_**Marginal/Incidental functions**_

Other related functions as assigned.

**Required qualifications**  
Demonstrated expertise with standard concepts, practices, and procedures in
systems administration. Relies on experience and proficiency to plan and
accomplish goals. Experience with configuration management systems such as
Puppet. Experience with hardware diagnostics, backups, replication and
failure-recover procedures. Proficiency in programming and/ or scripting
languages such as UNIX Shells, Python, PHP and Perl. Professional experience
in supporting web and database servers on Linux platforms. Current or recent
professional experience in Linux server administration. Strong experience with
SQL. Understanding of network fundamentals such as TCP IP, network firewalls
and proxies. Experience in identity management services. Experience in public
and private cloud storage and services. Experience with Sendmail. Ability to
work directly with customers. Ability to communicate and develop project plans
within a team environment. Ability to work in a team environment.

_**Preferred Qualifications**_

Experience in a digital library environment. Experience in a university
environment. Experience with Amazon Web Services including S3 and/or Glacier.
Experience in Solr/Lucene search and indexing systems. Experience with REST
and other web services. Experience managing DNS LDAP, Apache, Wordpress,
Tomcat, MySQL, Postgres, Nagios and Sendmail. Proven superior technology
troubleshooting and diagnostic skills.

_**Working conditions**_

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a
workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving Concurrent multiple
projects under pressure of deadlines or time limitations. Occasional extended
work hours or on call obligation. Work under stress, as team member and
independently. Commitment to provide excellent customer service.

_**Other stuff**_

  * A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
  * The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
  * The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran's status, or sexual orientation. Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, disability accommodations will be provided, as needed.
  * If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.

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