Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Unit Computing Manager for the Institute for Quantitative Biomedicine (IQB). The Unit Computing Manager works side by side with researchers and software developers focused on advancing discoveries in biology and medicine. The position is responsible for providing specialized, technical support for the Institute's residents and cutting edge science.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Plans and executes technical installations and upgrades, configurations, monitoring and support of general software and hardware workstations (Mac, Linux, and Windows) and servers of various Linux distributions for the resident research groups.
Supports the audiovisual needs of the Institute, maintaining service contracts and equipment in the Institute's conferencing facilities, overseeing operations of the equipment, training end users in the tools, and recording and archiving designated events.
Responsible for maintaining the Institute's web infrastructure consisting of a large number of Drupal sites.
Works with lab project managers, updates web content, applies patches, updates html, css, and php code, and cleanup or install new Drupal sites as needed.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in computer science or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
A minimum of three (3) years of experience administering Linux, Mac and Windows desktop systems.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to handle multiple, shifting priorities and respond effectively and efficiently to IQB residents' technical needs.
Experience working with Linux desktop management, HTML and Drupal. Experience in an academic computing environment is preferred.
Audiovisual equipment, computer hardware and peripherals, conferencing equipment.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Lifting hardware, up to 50 lbs.
Posting Number: 21ST1471
Location: Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Internal Number: 133823
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.