Systems Administrator 4 - 114023
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#114023 Systems Administrator 4Extended Deadline: Mon 5/30/2022
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UCSD Department of Radiology is one of the most innovative and productive academic departments in the country, offering challenging opportunities in the diverse areas of advanced educational programs, cutting edge research, and state of the art services for clinical and translational studies. The department is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growing opportunities to its talented and dedicated employees.
The Center for Multimodal Imaging and Genetics (CMIG) is a multi-disciplinary group of scientists, programmers, and support staff that plays a leading role in several national and multinational initiatives involving the collection and analysis of imaging, genetic, and behavioral data from healthy controls and patient populations.
CMIG serves as the data core for two large-scale longitudinal studies with developmental populations, funded by the NIH. The Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study follows ~12,000 children with longitudinal neuroanatomical, functional imaging, and behavioral assessments across 21 sites within the US. The major goals of the study are to provide a publicly available data resource to examine the relationships between environmental influences -- including substance use -- and adolescent brain and cognitive development. The Healthy Brain and Child Development (HBCD) Study is a large-scale longitudinal study of the brain, cognitive, and emotional development that will follow mothers and their children from before birth through the first decade of life. The project will involve over 7,000 families at 25 sites across the United States and aims to better understand which harmful and protective environments exert the greatest impact on child development.
In consultation with the CMIG Director, is responsible for the administration and maintenance of the informatics infrastructure of the Center for Multimodal Imaging and Genetic’s (CMIG) including the Linux infrastructure and. Works with management, trainee, and junior faculties to strategize, plan, and expand the existing architecture to accommodate their needs. Responsible for the design, maintenance, and administration of the CMIG data center and technical infrastructure, which includes hardware clustering, NAS storage, and extensive utilization of virtual server and cloud-based technologies. Installs and maintains applications and middleware systems in development, test and production environments.
Interfaces with technical, non-technical, and management personnel (across project boundaries). Collaborates with other UCSD departments and external partners to deploy services and technologies. Occasionally provides consultation for all client & server systems hardware and software installations, configuration, maintenance and documentation and acts as division liaison to other campusdepartments and vendors.
Applies advanced systems infrastructure concepts and campus, medical center or Office of the President or institutional objectives to resolve highly complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Selects methods, techniques and evaluation criteria to obtain results. Gives presentations to associated team and other technical units. Evaluates new technologies including performing moderate to complex cost / benefit analyses. May lead a team of systems / infrastructure professionals.
Nine (9) years of related experience, education/training, OR an Bachelor’s degree in related area plus five (5) years of related experience/training.
Ability to elicit and communicate technical and non-technical information in a clear and concise manner.
Basic knowledge of how to apply technologies and systems to meet business needs.
Ability to write technical documentation in a clear and concise manner.
Understanding of system performance monitoring and actions that can be taken to improve or correct performance.
Knowledge of the design, development and application of technology and systems to meet business needs.
General knowledge of other areas of IT. Thorough understanding of and experience with systems-related issues and actions that can be taken to improve or correct performance. Ability to provide workstation supports for Mac, Window, Linux.
Proven skills associated with adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs. Comprehensive understanding of how system management actions affect other systems, system users and dependent / related functions.
Advanced knowledge, skills and abilities associated with system problem identification and resolution. Experience with design, configuration, operation, repair, and tuning of technology systems. Experience in building applications software packages by compiling from source code including troubleshooting configuration issues and resolving bugs. Demonstrated skill using compiled languages to develop software tools and applications.
Advanced experience writing and editing the most complex scripts used to perform system maintenance and administration. , e.g., the automation of systems administration and configuration management using Bash, Shell, Perl, or Python scripts. Experience in the configuration of application servers, such as Apache and Ngnix. Experience in the steps required to deploy web applications and troubleshoot advanced technical problems concerning the server environments.
Advanced knowledge of computer security best practices and policies including demonstrated experience securing most complex server-based software. Knowledge of and experience with VMWare and other virtualization hypervisors. This includes provisioning, performance tuning, and recovery. Experience with SAN/NAS technology, and HA configurations such as clustering, teaming, and load balancing.
Demonstrated experience leading a team of IT professionals.
Advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities to manage Linux, HPC clusters and NFS clusters, experts in NFS Synology management.
Experience in Health organization IT info structures, familiar with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulation and system management protocols.
Advanced knowledge of and experience with cloud computing infrastructure setup with Azure and/or AWS platforms.
Advanced knowledge of and experience with containerization (Docker, Singularity) and container orchestration technologies (Kubernetes, Docker Swarm).
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
- Must be able to work overtime and flexible hours including weekends and holidays, as necessary.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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