Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL

Reporting to the IT Manager, Memorial University Library, the successful applicant will have primary responsibility for the support of Linux servers and act as a secondary resource for Windows servers all in support of Memorial University Library’s teaching, learning and research initiatives. Duties include performing skilled technical work to build and maintain IT infrastructure; providing integrated computing solutions including software customization, and ensuring data integrity; maintaining the overall security of multiple systems through the application of patches and software upgrades for the Linux and Windows environments; installing, preparing, maintaining, documenting, and modifying packages and programs; system programming; monitoring use of resources; automating procedures; troubleshooting system failures and user errors; scheduling and verifying server backup; preparing technical documentation and providing technical assistance on a library-wide basis; participating in systems architecting and planning; conducting research and development in support of new digital library services; and other related duties as required by operations and project related work.


Required experience (3-5 years) in Linux systems administration; graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in Computer Science; or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Demonstrated experience using network security tools and familiarity with security practices is required; virtual environment experience, cron jobs, and shell scripting is also required. Experience in Windows environments, using Active Directory, and batch scripts is recommended. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and organizational skills with a strong customer service orientation.

SALARY $45,383 - $63,642 per annum (Non-Bargaining)

An upscale hiring step will apply to this position (Step 22)

CLOSING DATE July 18, 2019

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Memorial University is strongly committed to employment equity and especially welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities.

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