Information Systems Specialist (Full-Time)

WVNET is seeking an Information Systems Specialist to provide support for the virtual servers and infrastructure hosted at WVNET and external cloud service providers. This includes assisting in the management of a Cisco UCS hardware environment, VMware virtual environment, and Linux & Windows servers. The role will serve as additional support for the primary administrators of WVNET’s infrastructure components and will be required to provide support to WVNET’s customers. This position is an on-call position that will require some work to be performed after standard business hours.

Work Location: 837 Chestnut Ridge Road, Morgantown, WV, 26505 (Required)

Classification: Salary, Non-Classified, Full-Time Benefits, FLSA Exempt

Salary:  Starting annual salary range is $45,000 – $55,000. Additionally, WVNET offers an excellent state government benefits package, including comprehensive health insurance coverage, retirement investing, and life insurance plans as well as generous amounts of vacation, sick, and holiday leave.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Education / Training

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or relevant Information technology filed required.

Work Experience

  • Two (2) year of experience in Linux Systems Administration.
  • Preferred – VMware Administrators experience
  • Preferred – Proficient in scripting languages.
  • Preferred – Experience with web server technologies.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with design and development of cloud environment for Oracle services.
  • Manage and maintain servers and policies within this environment.
  • Manage VMWare virtual machines including the ability to create and modify these systems.
  • Provide entry level systems administration support for Linux, primarily in a RedHat Enterprise Linux environment.
  • Assist with support of web server technologies, such as Apache and Tomcat, and supporting database software.
  • Work closely with other staff members for troubleshooting and optimization of Banner related systems.
  • Assist with management of Learning Management system and related services.
  • Utilization of automation systems (such as Puppet & Terraform) for server management and consistency.
  • Perform research and provide recommendations for optimization of existing infrastructure and potential future expansion including utilization of cloud resources.

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities (KSAs)

  • Ability to present ideas in a clear and concise format using narrative statements and logic.
  • Ability to maintain current working knowledge of technical information on a rapidly changing field.
  • Ability to follow complex written and oral instructions and technical manuals.
  • Documentation capabilities to write end user and technical documentation and help files.
  • Strong customer service and communication skills. Ability to make presentations and give demonstrations.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a group.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Veterans/Disabled

The West Virginia Network for Educational Telecomputing (WVNET) is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. WVNET provides a collegial, respectful and inclusive environment that values the diversity, creativity and contributions of its staff.

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