SUNScholar/Capacity Building/Digital Repository Systems Management
One man's 'magic' is another man's engineering. Robert A. Heinlein
- 1 Essential Reading (Only available online)
- 2 Web 2.0 Software Technologist or Java Webapp Developer
- 3 Web 2.0 Hardware Technologist or Ubuntu Linux System Administrator
- 4 Example Job Advertisement
- 5 In-depth Information
- 6 A Good Geek
- 7 Why I am not a programmer
- 2014 - RHT - SALARY GUIDE
- 2013 - CAMPUS TECHNOLOGY - IT PAY: CAN HIGHER EDUCATION COMPETE?
- 2013 - DICE - LINUX JOBS REPORT
- 2012 - IAI - SALARY SURVEY
DSpace and Ubuntu require expert technical support for long term sustainability.
Technology is expanding at ever faster rates, therefore it is wise to find persons experienced in specialised areas to do systems management.
Think of any other field that has expanded and become specialised, the same applies to technology and systems management today and definitely in the very near future.
Persons with the following skills are desirable. They can be hired part-time or employed full-time depending on the amount of resources available to you and the amount of work to be done.
- Expert Java programming skills
- Expert XML programming skills
- Professional SQL programming skills
- Professional HTML programming skills
- Professional CSS programming skills
- Professional PHP programming skills
- Familiarity with the Tomcat java webapp server
- Familiarity with the LAMP stack webapp server
- Expert with the Ubuntu Linux server operating system
- Expert with the Tomcat java webapp server
- Expert with the LAMP stack webapp server
- Expert with virtualization and cloud services
- Professional BASH programming skills
- Professional TCP/IP networking skills
- Familiarity with a major vendors server hardware
- Familiarity with a major vendors networking hardware
Example Job Advertisement
The (name of institution) is seeking candidates to fill the positions of Java web app developer and Ubuntu Linux system administrator for the open scholarship office.
The candidates should have at least 2 years experience and optionally supply certification and accreditation where available.
How to find persons with these skills
Try the following links to able to source persons with these skills from the community in your area.
Salaries according to RHT in the USA
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Linux System Admin
Java Web Developer
$ 64500 - $ 89500
$ 65750 - $ 95250
$ 62000 - $ 86000
$ 62000 - $ 89750
A Good Geek
What a good geek does, is AUTOMATE, INNOVATE and ANNOTATE.