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Georgetown University

2018-06-28 04:44:30

Job location Doha, Doha, Qatar

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: I.T. & Communications

Job description

Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) is dedicated to fulfilling Georgetown University's mission of promoting intellectual, ethical and spiritual understanding through serious and sustained discourse among people of different faiths, cultures, and beliefs. Embodying this spirit of the University, Georgetown's Qatar campus undertakes education, research, and service in order to advance knowledge and provide students and the community with a holistic educational experience that produces global citizens committed to the service of humankind. We demonstrate the values of Georgetown University; seek to build upon the world-class reputation of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service; and work with our partner, Qatar Foundation, in its endeavors to achieve the Qatar National Vision 2030.

Requirements

This position will be responsible for developing and integrating new and existing applications into the technical infrastructure and business processes. It will also be responsible for helping to identify and then implement automated solutions for provisioning of network equipment (edge switches, routers, wireless access points, storage devices, Active Directory, etc.). The position will implement alerts when utilization of systems and network switches hit certain thresholds and work with the network team on projects such as software defined networks, firewall automation and client performance monitoring. He/She will be responsible for the design, operation, development and administration of enterprise applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Run automated and scripted jobs to address configuration problems
  • Write custom MySQL, Web, PHP, Python applications to address specific GU-Q requirements
  • Develop and maintain applications and databases by evaluating the needs
  • Ensure maintenance activities are scheduled and executed
  • Maintain computer systems and programming guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedure; develop technical standards procedures for network operations
  • Maintain custom configuration management software written in PHP and other languages
  • Respond to queries raised by email, telephone and in person by GU-Q Faculty, Staff and Students
  • Identify procedures and processes for automation in current workflows; design and develop software solutions to solve those problems
  • Provide support for network systems, including daytime and off-hours coverage
  • Coordinate the selection, installation, implementation, testing and administration of information assurance tools that protect and monitor the integrity of data, application programs, computer operating system and communications networks
  • Prioritise and direct development and support of data application systems.
  • Support a variety of applications and processes that depend on the UNIX and LINUX servers
  • Participate in the configurations of Firewalls and VPN systems
  • Maintain awareness of evolving information technologies

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 5 years experience in a large, complex network environment as well as experience working with Unix systems such as Solaris, Red Hat Linux
  • Hands-on experience with specific technologies used in network administration and programming for provisioning, configuration, and maintenance of network components through the use of APIs
  • Knowledge of C, C++, SQL, MySQL, PHP, Java
  • Experience with scripting languages (Python, Ruby), understanding of web development, ability to use REST API's
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP protocol suite
  • Experience with web servers and applications
  • Knowledge of applications and software development
  • Knowledge of bug tracking, wiki software
  • Professional certification desirable: C/C++, Puppet
  • Prior experience in higher education is a plus

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