Unix Linux Engineer - Greenville, NC

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Vidant Health



Vidant Health

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health, located in eastern North Carolina, is a comprehensive health system that is made up of 8 hospitals that serve 1.4 million people in 29 counties. Vidant Health includes Vidant Medical Center, community hospitals, physician practices and partners that collaborate with Vidant Health to enhance the quality of life of our patients.

Information Services at Vidant Health

Vidant Health offers comprehensive Information Technology (IT) services and infrastructure to support and enable all aspects of organizational operations. Our IT division consists of a state-of-the-art data center located in Greenville, NC. The data center services all information technology needs of Vidant Health facilities. All Vidant Health owned or leased hospitals are on a common IT platform, including our electronic health record (EHR) that uses Epic's suite of applications. Vidant Health has achieved Meaningful Use Stage 2 recognition and is also approaching Stage 7 for HIMSS Analytics’ Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model (EMRAM) recognition.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Manager of UNIX / Linux Server Engineering, this position helps identify opportunities and deploy technical solutions that enable improvements to the delivery of patient care and business operations. Works with a cross functional IS team in the delivery of UNIX / Linux servers and Virtualization, hardware and software solutions and services. Helps support clinical applications, as well as storage, as it relates to the UNIX / Linux environment.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or 2 year degree in business, healthcare administration, computer technology, information management or related field desired.
  • 1-3 certifications in related technologies preferred
  • 1-3 plus years of relevant technical experience working in large scale UNIX / LINUX environment.
  • 1-3 plus years of experience in Storage Technology and a comprehensive understanding of current technologies and methodologies.
  • Hands-on experience with UNIX/LINUX Systems, both hardware and OS, Data Storage, and Cache Administration.
  • 1-3 plus years of collaborative experience with other technical teams that have shown positive results.
  • A technically strong individual with a knowledge of healthcare IS solutions.
  • Experience with following standards and maintaining a high level of user trust and confidence in the group¿s knowledge of and concern for users¿ business needs.
  • Able to translate information technology jargon into terms understandable by all audiences.
  • Understands the practical application of technology and is able to plan for systems today that will carry the organization into the future.
  • Thoroughly understands customer operations, anticipates needs, and pursues effective and efficient solutions. 
  • Experience managing to service level agreements in either an insourced or outsourced professional services operation.

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General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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