Oracle Linux Systems Infrastructure Support Engineer (1042)

IS Engineer-Journey

Recruitment #PEX-1042-902180

Introduction

This announcement may close at any time but not before May 5, 2017.

Position:
We are looking for someone with Linux Systems Admin experience!

The City and County of San Francisco, Department of Technology (DT), is seeking an experienced Linux Systems Administrator to help support our Oracle Engineered Systems Infrastructure. This crucial position will be responsible for the effective operation, maintenance and administration of the Oracle Exadata-ExaLogic platform & associated subsystems.

The Department of Technology (DT) is an enterprise information and technology services organization that delivers mission critical technology infrastructure and services to approximately 28,000 employees and 805,235 citizens. The Department’s vision is to improve government services, the community, and the lives of the City and County of San Francisco customers through proactive leadership in the use of technology and information solutions.

Our employees play an important role not only in making our City what it is today, but also in shaping the future of San Francisco.

Essential Job Duties and Functions:  According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code/class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.

•Install, configure and administration of Oracle Virtual Machines (OVM)
•Journey level knowledge in configuration and support of Linux OEL, RHEL, CentOS and Solaris Operating System
•Manage Engineered systems utilizing Cloud Control 12c and Oracle Ops center
•Configure network, vlans, storage and server virtualization technologies
•Providing Linux OS and Windows Server administration skills to maintain, manage, administer access, control and perform upgrades of the server infrastructure supporting all business and infrastructure host.
•Installing and hardening Linux operating systems and for applying security and recommended patches on a regularly scheduled basis
•Performing system modifications to accommodate hardware and OS version upgrades
•Troubleshooting of system performance in collaboration with application support, database administration and network administration groups
•Collaborate with other City departments in datacenter disaster recovery plan, including remote hot site replication of critical infrastructure
•Working in close collaboration with the Department of Technology staff in the support and maintenance of the network, security and hardware support teams to accomplish desired results
•Related duties as assigned

Job Type: This Permanent Exempt - Full Time position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive civil service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the appointing officer. This position has an anticipated duration of up to three (3) years and will not result in an eligible list or permanent civil service hiring. The incumbent will primarily work on the eMerge Project and the Financial Systems Project (FSP). 

Work Location: Incumbent will conduct the majority of work at the Department of Technology, One South Van Ness, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103.

Nature of Work: Candidate must be willing to work a 40-hour week as determined by the department.

Minimum Qualifications

These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification.  Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.

Education:
An associate degree in computer science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university OR its equivalent in terms of total course credits/units [i.e., at least sixty (60) semester or ninety (90) quarter credits/units with a minimum of twenty (20) semester or thirty (30) quarter credits/units in computer science or a closely-related field].

Experience:
One (1) year of experience analyzing, installing, configuring, enhancing, and/or maintaining the components of an enterprise network.


Substitution:
Additional experience as described above may be substituted for the required degree on a year-for-year basis (up to a maximum of two (2) years). One (1) year is equivalent to thirty (30) semester units/r forty-five (45) quarter units with a minimum of 10 semester / 15 quarter units in computer science or a closely related field.


Desirable Qualifications
:

- IaaS background
- UNIX-related network services
- TCP/IP networking,
- DNS and HTTP(s)
- Familiarity with Windows Server OS, WSH, Perl, Visual Basic or other scripting languages
- Enterprise monitoring experience
- Written and verbal skills
- Documentation skills
- Mastery of the English language
- Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in high-pressure environment.

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

  • Select the desired job announcement
  • Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
  • Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
  • Follow instructions on the screen

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date.  Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter.  To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org).

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file.  Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records.  Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline.  Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Ryan Lim, by telephone at 415-581-4065, or by email at ryan.lim@sfdpw.org.

 

Selection Procedures

The selection process will include evaluation of applications in relation to minimum requirements. Depending on the number of applicants, the Department may establish and implement additional screening mechanisms to comparatively evaluate qualifications of candidates. If this becomes necessary, only those applicants whose qualifications most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited for an interview.

Note: Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to advance through all of the steps in the selection process.


Verification:
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at
http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

THE CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. MINORITIES, WOMEN AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Conviction History

As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

  • Candidates applying for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates applying for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Conclusion

Requests:

Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation at: 
http://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process#applicantswithdisabilities

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures:
Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at http://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.

Copies of Application Documents:
Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.

Right to Work:
All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.


Issued:  April 20, 2017
Micki  Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: PEX-1042-902180
GSA-TIS/ RTL/ 415-581-4065
Pos#01083231

Benefits

All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

For more information about benefits, please click here.

 



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