System Administrator 2 - 72924
As member of the LBRE-IT infrastructure team, reporting to the Manager IT Infrastructure, the System Administrator (SA) contributes to the uptime, integrity and availability of entrusted servers, network and infrastructure at LBRE. This included installation, configuration and operation of systems, network and virtualization environment.
Job responsibilities and Core Duties:
The SA takes responsibility for uptime, performance and security of systems, servers and networks managed. The SA performs scheduled maintenance tasks as well as trouble shooting of applications and infrastructure. In addition, the SA strives to improve availability of entrusted systems with monitoring, automation and architecture changes.
Further, the SA understands and implements security objectives based on business requirements as well as University obligations.
- Build, install, configure, analyze, tune, and troubleshoot operating system to achieve optimum performance levels.
- Resolve difficult system problems and provide consultation or training.
- Manage hardware, software, and virtualization infrastructure
- Install update and patch Operating Systems.
- Performa trouble shooting tasks and technical support as needed.
- Monitor and analyze resource usage to recommend/develop enhancements to system capabilities and performance.
- Compare, evaluate, and implement new technologies, and integrate systems into the computing environment.
- Document systems infrastructure for users, support and consulting personnel, and developers.
- Configure and assist in the design of system and network security.
- Train personnel who provide support and consulting services to users.
- Act as liaison with various departments across campus.
Lastly, the SA facilitate vendor relationships in collaboration with internal customers.
Other duties may also be assigned
- BS Degree in Computer Sciences, Electrical Engineering or Physics or equivalent work experience.
- 4+ years of progressive experience IT Operations
- Excellent interpersonal competence and the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment are expected.
- Demonstrated experience with common server-administration tasks for an enterprise-level organization is required.
- Familiar/proficient with virtualization technologies (i.e. VMWare) is expected.
- Exposure for formal IT Frameworks (e.g. ISO27001, ITIL) is helpful.
- Knowledge real time data acquisition and control systems is required, exposure to the field of energy operations is a plus.
- Ability to build and maintain relationships as well as to prioritize between conflicting organization requirements and interests.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Familiar with enterprise monitoring concepts and systems
- Systems administration: In-depth knowledge in the administration of Windows 2008 and 2012 server. Exposure to Unix/Linux is a plus.
- Networking: Practical knowledge in secure and resilient network design as well as implementation as well as firewall configuration and management skills needed.
- Security: A good understanding of systems security and controls (e.g. firewalls, intrusion detection and role based access control) is necessary.
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.
- Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
- Frequently sitting.
- 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.
- May be exposed to high voltage electricity, noise >80dB TWA, confined spaces, hot temperatures, heavy metals.
- May work extended hours and weekends.
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.
- 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.
Job: Information Technology Services
Location: Land, Buildings and Real Estate
Job Code: 4832