[Duraspace] Fwd: [Dspace-general] Job opening at DuraSpace: Devops Engineer / Systems Administrator

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From: Tim Donohue <tdonohue at duraspace.org>
Date: 30 June 2014 17:36
Subject: [Dspace-general] Job opening at DuraSpace: Devops Engineer /
Systems Administrator
To: dspace-general <dspace-general at lists.sourceforge.net>

  DuraSpace, a not-for-profit serving the needs of hundreds of academic and
cultural heritage institutions worldwide, is seeking an experienced
operations specialist to manage the administration and automation of
technical infrastructure and software systems used by the DuraSpace
organization and the teams that are creating open source systems such as
DSpace, Fedora, VIVO, and DuraCloud.

*What's in it for you:*


   You will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge cloud tools to
   deploy, automate, and manage production SaaS applications.

   You will have the freedom to design and execute automation strategies
   using the latest configuration management tools and frameworks.

   You will have the opportunity to be engaged with several teams and to
   manage several different types of systems.

   Your work will be instrumental in ensuring that culturally relevant
   digital materials are preserved for future generations.

   You will have the opportunity to work for DuraSpace, a small
   not-for-profit with a collaborative, creative, and fun culture.

   You will be able to work from home.

   Your working hours will be flexible depending on your needs.



   Minimum of three years of professional experience performing systems
   administration, operations, and/or devops tasks

   Proficiency and experience in Linux systems administration (Ubuntu or
   Debian preferred)

   Proficiency in the analysis and debugging of systems issues

   Comfortable and confident creating scripts for automation

   Experience with configuration management tools and procedures (Puppet

   Familiarity with Java web application deployment and administration
   (experience with Tomcat and Apache preferred)

   Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Bonus Points


   Experience managing servers in AWS (Amazon Web Services)

   Experience using Git and Github

   Experience managing relational databases

   Experience managing NoSQL databases

   Experience with ElasticSearch, LogStash, and/or Lumberjack

   Experience managing Atlassian software

   Comfortable with network configuration

   Familiarity with agile development methods

   Experience working with remote teams

 About DuraSpace

DuraSpace (duraspace.org <http://www.duraspace.org/>) is a software not for
profit 501(c)3 company.  We work with academic and cultural heritage
institutions around the world to develop and deploy open source software
solutions for managing and providing long term access to their digital
cultural materials.  Our mission is to provide leadership and innovation
for open technologies that promote durable, persistent access to digital
content. We work with a community of vibrant open source developers from
all over the world.  We offer a number of services to our community based
on our open source technologies to help them advance their goals of making
materials persistent and available to all.

DuraSpace is an equal opportunity employer. We offer health and retirement
benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. We are headquartered in
the Boston MA area, however most of our employees work virtually and are
located around the USA. We are a true believer of the virtual office, and
use several online tools to facilitate our ability to work as a team
irrespective of physical location.

Please send a letter of interest and cv/resume to jobs at duraspace.org.

See this job posting online: http://duraspace.org/duraspace_jobs

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