[PlanetCCRMA] Job opportunity, CCRMA, Stanford University

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Thu Feb 16 13:33:01 2006

Hey, I thought this might be of interest.......

For some reason the blurb is, right now, incomplete in the url below
(will be fixed asap), so I'm including the whole thing here. 

-- Fernando

The Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics would like to
announce  a job opening for Systems Administrator/Audio Maintenance
Engineer (#009817).  Below is the job description.  You can apply to
this position by visiting the Stanford  Jobs Website at:


The Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics is a
multi-disciplinary facility where composers and researchers work
together using computer-based technology both as an artistic medium and
as a research tool.

The System Admin/Audio Maintenance Engineer˙s primary purpose is to
assist CCRMA˙s technical staff in providing state-of-the-art systems for
music production and research in an open-source environment. Assist in
managing 40-50 Linux desktops, 10-15 Mac OS machines and the center˙s
server and network systems. Assist in overseeing audio maintenance in
our studios and performance space including commercial DAW systems.
Assist with concert sound. Identify needed facility upgrades and assist
in planning, implementing and installing, of IP phone system, security
system, and network audio , network backbone, servers and system
services. Responsible for creating accounts and other day-to-day tasks
needed for student, staff faculty and visitor computer accounts.
Responsible for researching and procuring technical needs for the

Demonstrated technical experience with Linux (preferably rpm-based
distributions) and Mac OSX desktops, networks and servers. Interest in
maintaining rpm packages such as those included in Planet CCRMA and
creating and maintaining a repository of open-source packages, both for
Linux and eventually Mac platforms. Demonstrated reliability to work
under supervision and within project management goals. experience with
highly-technical system administration, ability to solve problems

Requires initiative and strong organizational skills, efficient response
to e-mail requests and balance general incoming requests while handling
multiple projects despite frequent interruptions. Excellent
communication skills and ability to provide use-able documentation for
end-users. Familiarity with use and function of analog and digital audio
equipment. Knowledge of video systems would be a plus. Ability to
troubleshoot audio system setups (not board-level electronics) and
maintain and install computer-associated audio equipment. Demonstrated
ability to build hardware (including soldering skills) or the
willingness to learn. Ability to make and repair audio, video, and
computer cables.  Resumes accepted until March 1, 2006.