Linux and Storage Engineer
Job ID: R0039266 | Systems Engineering, Design and Development | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA

UVA Information Technology Services (ITS) seeks a Linux and Storage Engineer in the Storage, Backup, and Archive team.

This position is responsible for:

  • Provisioning, troubleshooting, and upgrading enterprise storage for departments and end-users.
  • Triaging complex problems referred from the general Help Desk.
  • Monitoring performance and availability of complex systems.
  • Advanced troubleshooting of Linux servers and storage systems
  • Participation in an on-call rotation.


ITS at UVA is a phenomenal place to lead, grow, and deliver impact. It's an organization that values results and teamwork. We like the people we work with and the work we get to do. We strive to create a welcoming and supportive workplace where everyone feels empowered to be their authentic selves and share ideas. We embrace a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. ITS values work-life balance and provides flexible work location options where possible. Please see additional information about joining our team.


Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma and at least 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Linux system administration experience.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Working understanding of NFS and SMB sharing.
  • Some experience with large storage systems (NetApp, Dell Isilon/PowerScale, Pure, HPE Nimble, etc.).
  • Working understanding of TCP/IP networking.
  • Ability to work independently and to work as part of a small technical team.


Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in a large enterprise IT environment, preferably higher education
  • Experience with enterprise backup system(s) (Veeam, Cohesity, Rubrik, Veritas Netbackup, etc.)
  • Experience with at least one scripting language (Shell, Python, Ruby, etc.)
  • Experience with AWS and/or Azure cloud environments
  • Familiarity with ServiceNow, Blackboard, and/or other Enterprise help desk systems

Anticipated hiring range : $90,000 - $100,000

Benefits Include: The choice between 3 different health plans; vision and dental insurance; life insurance; benefits savings accounts; starting with 22 days of paid time off a year in addition to 12 or more paid holidays; 8 weeks of paid parental leave; short term disability; up to $4,360 after your first year for combined use of tuition toward a degree-seeking program or up to $2,000 for professional development including classes, certification training and conferences; and more!

The selected applicant will be required to complete a background check prior to their first day of employment per university policy.

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