Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, located on the North Shore of Long Island, is seeking an experienced Systems Engineer III with a solid understanding of Linux-based operating systems and Windows Server operating system to join our IT Department. Responsibilities include administering a complex site alone or assisting in the administration of a larger site. Initiating new responsibilities and helping to develop plans for the future of the site/network. Evaluating and/or recommending critical IT purchases; ability to appropriately recommend and influence the purchasing process. Will be responsible for managing junior level system engineers. Performing weekend on-call functions. Performing additional IT related tasks, as assigned by management.
Required Skills: Requirements for this position are strong interpersonal and communication skills; capable of writing purchase justifications, training users in complex topics, making presentations to an internal audience, and interacting positively with upper management. The ability to work independently along with complex problem solving ability. Strong documentation skills. Should be comfortable with most aspects of operating system administration; for example, configuration of mail systems, system installation and configuration, printer systems, fundamentals of security, installing third-party software. A solid understanding of Linux-based operating systems and Windows Server operating system; understands paging and swapping, inter-process communication, devices and what device drivers do, filesystem concepts (inode, clustering, logical partitions). Familiarity with fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts; working knowledge of NFS/SMB/FTP/SSH & HTTP; authentication via OpenLDAP and Active Directory; configure and administer DHCP and DNS; manage multiple domains; understands basic routing concepts. Familiarity with MS Exchange 2016, Sendmail and Postfix email systems. Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (Bash, Python, Perl, Powershell). Experience with some form configuration management (Ansible, Puppet, Salt, Powershell Dsc). Able to design, implement, and manage a backup solution based on retention, and scheduling requirements.
Desirable Skills: Experience with parallel filesystems (GPFS, Gluster, Ceph). Experience installing, configuring, and managing TSM server. Experience with SAN storage and FC switches. Significant programming background in any applicable language.
Experience: Three to five years of system administration experience.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in computer science/related field or equivalent IT experience.
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
If interested, please apply for this position via the CSHL website at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/15023
Position Number: 01322-A
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics and bioinformatics. The Laboratory is recognized internationally for its excellence in research and educational activities.
For more information about CSHL, please visit us at: www.cshl.edu
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. VEVRAA Contractor.
Internal Number: 01322-A
About Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.