Sr. Technical Programmer (System Administration)

The University of Rhode Island

Senior Technical Programmer (System Administration) (Linux Server Admin.)

Act as part of a system administration team supporting servers in a mixed environment of physical and virtual servers. The team is responsible for all day to day operation of core university systems, as well as maintenance and upgrades to existing applications and the implementation of new technologies.

Responsible for day to day Linux server administration, including: modifications, upgrades, patching, backup, security and installation of software. Focus on web service support systems. Design, program and maintain specialized computer software used in support of applications. Analyze production and systems performance for determination of problem areas and proactively implement fixes and solutions. Maintain proficiency in programming, systems analysis and server software and hardware administration. Prepare feasibility studies of new systems. Coordinate & manage vendor activities.  Coordinate with URI IT analysts and developers to ensure application performance and reliability. Support ITS Staff (Database & Application Development) in delivering technical solutions.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: This search is open until filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by February 23, 2018. Second consideration may be given to applications received by March 16, 2018. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (March 16, 2018) may not be given full consideration.

Visit the URI jobs website at:  to apply and view complete details for job posting (SF00553).  Please attach 2 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter and (#2) Resume, which should include the names and contact information of three professional references.


The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer.  Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of
other protected groups are encouraged to apply.

University of Rhode Island 
Location: ProvidenceRI 02908
Document ID: AC033-3RNK  
Job Type:  Regular

Job Schedule: Full-time

Posted on: 2018-01-2601/26/2018