The University of Pittsburgh Department of Biostatistics is seeking a Systems Administrator. The System Administrator will work to ensure that the NRG Oncology computer systems are working in an efficient manner. The responsibilities can include fixing any issues with the design of the network, software and computers of the departments computing environment including desktops, servers, network, storage, backup/recovery security, etc.
The System Administrator will apply operating system patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Maintaining user systems, answering questions, monitoring all equipment and issuing upgrades are all duties a systems administrator performs to meet the department's computer needs. The management of the operating system, software, and third party software installation and maintenance is essential. The System Administrator will be responsible for the optimization of server installations at both the production data center as well as the disaster recovery data center and customization of monitoring software and generation of compliance reports associated with all production systems. The Systems Administrator will be required to respond to emergency situations involving the technology systems 24/7/365 to assure maximum uptime for NRG Oncology users at all levels including staff, investigators, directors and committee chairs.
A qualified candidate should have proven working knowledge of server hardware and peripheral systems that currently reside in production and the ability to recognize server and network problems and make corrections and/or provide alternate access to systems in a timely fashion. Well-demonstrated documentation habits, excellent written and oral communication skills.
Hiring Range: TBD based on qualifications
Education Required: Master's
Overall Related Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Additional Education And/or Experience Essential To the Position: Master's degree in a technical field such as, computer science or information science. Relevant experience may be substituted for an educational requirement.
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