Job Code: 4833 Job Grade: K 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. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience with multiple storage solutions and vendors highly desired.
Extensive up-to-date experience with Netapp storage systems strongly preferred
Experience with enterprise data backup policies and procedures.
Occasionally stand/walk, twist/bend/stoop/squat, reach/work above shoulders, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Rarely kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other, grasp forcefully, use a telephone, writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 21>40 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Exposed to high voltage electricity, noise >80dB TWA, confined spaces, hot temperatures, heavy metals.
Extended hours and weekends.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu
Location: School of Medicine, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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