[Jobposts] Systems Administrator II (Seattle, WA)

elizabeth young interstitial.one at gmail.com
Fri Feb 11 23:18:36 UTC 2011

Systems Administrator II (AD-23532)

About Us

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home of three Nobel laureates,
is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the
development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer
and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for
its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation, the Center’s five
scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for
conducting basic and applied science. The Hutchinson Center, in
collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University
of Washington and Seattle Children’s, is the only National Cancer
Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific
Northwest. Join us and make a difference!

About the Department

The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research & Prevention (SCHARP) is
part of the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division (VIDD) at Fred
Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. SCHARP provides statistical
collaboration to HIV/AIDS researchers around the world and conducts a
complementary program of statistical methodology and mathematical
modeling research. SCHARP also collects, manages, and analyzes data
from clinical trials and epidemiological studies dedicated to the
elimination of HIV/AIDS as a threat to human health.


Responsible for Linux and Windows systems administration in a mixed
network. Activities include: system management, software
installation/configuration, network security, upgrades, systems
related scripting/programming, and infrastructure planning.
Scope of Responsibilities

Work in a team of system administrators in a heterogeneous environment
of Linux and Windows computers to support SCHARP computer

Major Duties

• Installation and maintenance of Linux/Unix and Windows servers and desktops
• Installation and maintenance of services
• Programming (Perl, borne shell, python)
• Third tier user support (complex cross-appliation support)
• PostgreSQL interaction
• Large scale growth planning
• Large event & upgrade planning

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or Computer Science.
Additional experience may substitute for education requirements.
• 3 years Linux/Unix professional system administration
• Experience working as part of a team of system administrators with
overlapping responsibilities
• Ability to communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work proactively and independently
• 2 years of scripting (perl | bash | python | etc)
• Apache
• Tomcat
• 1+ years Windows 2008 Server administration + Active Directory
• Basic database (postres | mysql)
• Basic networking
• Email routing (sendmail | postfix | exim)
• System monitoring / trending (Nagios | Cacti | Zabbix)
• Virtualization (VMware | Xen | jails | Solaris zones)

Desirable Experience

• Twiki
• BigIP
• Cfengine
• Solaris
• SuSE
• VMware administration
• Xen
• SAS installation & maintenance
• Advanced networking
• Apple administration

To Apply
For more information about the position and to apply, please visit the
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center website at www.fhcrc.org and
search for Job# AD-23532.

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