Installs, configures, and maintains large computer clusters/servers and software.
Support day-to-day operations of Isilon and Compellent storage systems, including systems administration, monitoring and storage performance up to and including network components.
Configures and monitors IT security systems.
Resolves compliance issues related to Data Use Agreements.
Diagnoses and resolves system operational problems quickly and effectively. Coordinates with vendors to resolve hardware and software problems. Assists users with access and other help desk ticket requests or issues.
Builds and deploys open source software and software from vendors/partners.
Provides reliable and efficient backups/restores for all managed systems.
Maintains and monitors the security of the SSCS server and data systems.
Documents system administration procedures for routine and complex tasks.
Plans and installs necessary patches and upgrades for servers and their associated storage, network, communications, and peripheral sub-systems. Installs and maintains an appropriate level of intrusion detection, monitoring, and auditing software as required.
Tracks compliance and maintains documentation for hardware, software, and service inventories for management reports.
Performs other related work as needed.
A minimum of one year of Qualtrics administration experience in a large research computing environment.
XFS, ZFS, LUKS and other encrypted FS systems.
Red Hat Certified Engineer.
Technical Skills or Knowledge
Scripting with one or more languages such as Python, Shell, Perl.
Linux build automation tools such as puppet, Ansible, GIT, Docker.
FileSystem Management for XFS, ZFS, LUKs and other encrypted filesystems.
Implementing automation and monitoring using shell scripting and other related tools.
Configuring, administering, and supporting Dell Isilon and Compellent storage subsystems.
Familiarity to with Data Use Agreement Management.
Configuring, installing, tuning and maintaining scientific application software.
Configuring, installing, maintaining and/or using performance monitoring and optimization tools.
Documenting implementations and system related tasks.
Understand and translate researchers' scientific goals into security requirements.
Work well with faculty and researchers.
Identify and gain expertise in appropriate new technologies and/or software tools.
Function as part of an interactive team while demonstrating self-initiative to achieve project's goals and SSCS's mission.
Strong analytical skills and problem solving ability.
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