As a System Administrator, you will design, install, configure, optimize, and maintain integrity of highly complex operating system platforms under minimal guidance. This position will also develop long-term strategic and capacity utilization plans. You will be responsible for managing Mediasite building/media capture, and B-Line simulation data servers, including hardware & software upgrades, troubleshooting, vendor management & outreach, and contingency planning. The position also administers Xsan, Rorke, and Web Servers, ensuring uptime, capacity, patching, security, and upgrades and syncs with systems tech for laptops to configure and optimize classroom images and connectivity in concert with vendors & requirements.
Design, develop, install, and maintain operating systems, utilities, and applications software on computing 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 local computer 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
Experience with multiple storage array solutions, including XSAN, Promise, and complex RAID configurations & maintenance.
Mediasite lecture capture system and/or similar infrastructure (Kaltura, Yuja).
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and eight years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Experience with complex multi-system platforms and vendors, specifically Windows server & Linux distributions
Experience coordinating multi-system and computing environments in independent computing facilities.
Experience in the physical installation, update, and maintenance of client-server hardware, including data center implementations
Experience developing/implementing a business continuity and disaster recovery plan.
Proven ability to develop appropriate plans to meet computing needs.
Expert ability to program in multiple programming languages in multiple operating systems.
Proven ability to lead and work on large/complex system deployment projects in a team environment.
Advanced knowledge of security trends and best practices.
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. WORKING CONDITIONS:
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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