Reporting to the Sr. Systems Administrator, the candidate will work as a member of the infrastructure team to upgrade and maintain the computing services including: Windows and Linux servers, enterprise applications, virtualization, and data storage.
Must possess the following skills:
Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, network, servers, and virtualization infrastructure.
Install and upgrade server components and software and integrate automation processes.
Troubleshoot hardware and software errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing impact of issues.
Provide documentation and technical specifications to Sr. Systems Administrator for planning and implementing new or upgrades of IT infrastructure.
Ensure regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures.
Additional related responsibilities as assigned by the Sr. Systems Administrator and Director of IT.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus at least three years of related experience.
Working knowledge of virtualization (VMWare, or equivalent), Linux, and Windows Servers.
Strong knowledge of systems and networking software, hardware, and networking protocols.
Experience with scripting and automation tools.
A proven track record of developing and implementing IT strategy and plans.
Expertise in database design and maintenance, SQL and reporting tools along with database applications.
Experience in project management, application design and integration, and cloud computing (specifically AWS)
Experience in high-performance computing and big data environments.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 506512
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