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Job No. 141425

  • Job Title:
  • Senior IT Professional II
  • Employer:
  • Texas A & M University
  • Location:
  • College Station , TX
  • Posting Date:
  • 27-Nov-2019
  • Description:
  • Job Description

    Our Commitment

    Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

    Who we are

    This position will be located in the High Performance Research Computing (HPRC) group within the Division of Research. Since 1989, HPRC, has been dedicated to provide resources for research and discovery at Texas A&M University to advance sciences and technologies. HPRC supports more than 1,000 users including more than 400 faculty members, by providing computing resources for cutting edge, collaborative, and transformative research including materials development, quantum optimization, and climate prediction. For more information, visit them at

    What we want

    The High Performance Research Computing (HPRC) group provides support and resources, mostly in a Linux cluster environment, for over 2000 scientific computing researchers across campus. With the constant evolving needs of research computing and data enabled science on campus, there is a need to expand our services and expertise to support compliant computing in Windows and virtualized environments. The HPRC Senior IT Professional II will focus on enhancing and maintaining the security of HPRC resources as well as provide additional expertise for research projects requiring Windows environments and virtualization services and any specialized security requirements.

    The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If the description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

    What you need to know

    Must be U.S. Person as defined by U.S. export control regulations

    Required Education and Experience:

    Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience
    Eight years of experience in systems administration and/or security analysis
    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications
    Knowledge of IT architecture
    Project management skills
    Negotiation skills
    Basic vendor relations skills
    Advanced client relation skills
    Proposal writing skills
    Business acumen
    Persuasive communication skills
    Adaptability to change
    Team leadership skills
    Quality assurance methodologies knowledge
    Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment
    Other Requirements:

    Must be U.S. Person as defined by U.S. export control regulations

    Preferred Education and Experience:

    Master's degree in an information technology field
    Three years of Windows and Linux server administration experience
    Three years of experience with managing Linux and Windows in virtualized environments
    Experience with administering HPC environments such as HPC clusters and storage
    Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    Administration of Linux and Windows in both virtualized and nonvirtualized environments
    Experience with event and log monitoring, intrusion detection, and vulnerability scanning tools
    Experience with shell programming and scripting languages. Knowledge and understanding of relevant legal and regulatory requirements, such as the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)
    Knowledge of common information security management frameworks such as ISO/IEC 0800-171 and NIST
  •  Contact information:
  • Texas A & M University
  • College Station, TX 77843
  • United States
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