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Thread: Student Linux Job [Charlotte]

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    Jun 2007
    Indian Trail, NC

    Student Linux Job [Charlotte]

    We are looking to hire a new student worker in Mosaic Computing. The position is open until filled. Please send resumes to jwedgeco at with the subject "Linux job".

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    Position Description: Student Technical Linux Specialist

    This position is great for someone who is looking to be a Unix system administrator as a career and will use programming to be more effective on the job.

    The ideal candidate is a self-starter and active learner who experiments with Unix-like operating systems and writes programs in different languages in his/her spare time for personal growth.


    The individual will be assigned to work on projects to assist the Mosaic development team. These projects will include the following duties:

    - Installing, testing, troubleshooting, and maintaining vendor and in-house software on Linux and Solaris
    - Writing programs to automate system tasks such as monitoring system status and installing software
    - Configuration management
    - Writing documentation
    - Assisting with support
    - Other duties as assigned.

    The Mosaic team manages over 40 Linux machines and over 100 Solaris workstations. This position will aide the Mosaic team in managing these systems.


    - Strong problem-solving skills
    - Willingness to learn and research solutions to problems with minimal oversight
    - Proficient with Linux (Red Hat/Fedora preferred) or BSD or Solaris.
    - Proficient with programming in C.
    - Proficiency in Perl, Ruby, Python, or shell scripting is a bonus.
    - Skilled at software installation process on Linux using a package manager;
    - Good writing skills for writing documentation.
    - Effective communication skills with members of the team and
    - Highly motivated, accountable, work in a team environment.
    - Good customer service skills for working with users.

    Reporting structure:

    - Will report to the Director of Mosaic Engineering in the College of Engineering.
    - Will be assigned to projects and work with Mosaic team members.
    - Will be required to provide weekly status report on project
    - Will work closely with the Mosaic Linux Administrator

    Hours, Wage:

    - Max of 20 hours /week during school sessions. Up to 40 hours / week during the summer.
    - $10/hour start. Merit increases will be based on experience and skills.
    - Must fill out time sheets.

    Will be required to write for us answers to some of following
    technical problems focusing on Linux:

    1. Write a function to perform some operation (insert or delete a data element in a data structure).

    2. Describe what is wrong with a small written function.

    3. Describe what are the results of a written function.

    4. Describe how to create accounts on Linux

    5. Describe the boot up process in Linux

    Jason Edgecombe
    Solaris & Linux Administrator
    Mosaic Computing Group, College of Engineering UNC-Charlotte
    Phone: (704) 687-3514

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    Re: Student Linux Job [Charlotte]

    I wish I live in Charlotte man I've been looking for a linux job forever but no luck, I live in greesboro
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