Would you like to help shape the future of Stanford's School of Medicine as one of the most prestigious schools in the world? Join our Platforms Services team in leading and changing medicine as we know it today. We are looking for energetic self-starters who want to make a contribution managing our platforms and applications operations, to drive and support initiatives in the Office of Information Resources & Technology. Stanford University is an employer of choice in the Silicon Valley, sitting next to, and interacting with the world's preeminent high tech companies. We offer a variety of benefits beyond traditional medical, dental retirement and savings options. This is a culture where you can make a difference working alongside some of the brightest and advanced thinkers in the world.
The Platforms Services team is seeking a Storage and Backup Engineer to be the primary team member for storage and backup services. The position requires investigation of new capabilities such as cloud data and backup solutions, while maintaining existing storage and backup infrastructure. This position is also responsible for developing and operating the applications and tool set used to ensure the security, stability, and performance of backups and storage systems. Work with minimal guidance to design, install, configure, optimize, and maintain integrity of highly complex operating system platforms and develop long-term strategic and capacity utilization plans.
Design, develop, install, and maintain operating systems, utilities, and applications software on computing systems with a primary focus on data storage and backup systems.
Resolve system emergencies with significant impact on the integrity of user data and systems.
Design, configure, implement, and maintain system security strategies, policies, and procedures.
Establish software/hardware standards and systems policies and procedures.
Engage in long-term strategic planning with regard to systems development and integration.
Conceptualize and implement systems within broad technical or structural frameworks.
Perform capacity planning for system configuration, software services, network services, load distribution, and service interrelationships among computer systems.
Act as a technical expert or lead for system administration.
Act as project leader on large-scale computing projects in which strong technical, directional, and personal leadership is necessary; assign and oversee the work of other system administrators as needed.
Manage vendor relationships and cost-effective hardware and software maintenance agreements with vendors.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
This position is a full-time, benefits-eligible that currently works in Stanford Research Park. We anticipate that this position will move to the new Stanford Redwood City campus in April – June, 2019.
Internal Number: 299673
About Stanford University
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
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