Systems Administration Specialist

Job ID
99564
Location
Rockville, Maryland, United States
Job Type
Contract To Hire
Industry
IT / IS

Talascend is currently seeking a Systems Administration Specialist for a contract to possible direct hire opportunity with our client located in Rockville, MD.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide on-site network administration and data/file server support services to the research labs and administrative support offices.
  • Perform routine network maintenance, server installation, configuration, upgrades, optimization, maintenance, and improvements in addition to troubleshooting support for all physical and virtual servers (Windows, Mac, Unix/Linux) for DHCP, firewall, database, monitoring, and application services.
  • Assist the information security team with incident remediation for network and other system vulnerabilities.
  • Limit server downtime resulting from maintenance and improvements to non-production hours whenever possible.
  • Backup of user and server data, perform configurations and maintain routinely.
  • Support Unix and Linux systems including intramural scientific workstations for imaging processing and scientific computing.
  • Provide central user support to all Unix/Linux workstations and assist in network administration, installation and troubleshooting of scientific applications such as imaging processing, computational biology or bioinformatics.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Systems Administrator:

  • Provide on-site network administration and data/file server support services to the research labs and administrative support offices.
  • Perform routine network maintenance, server installation, configuration, upgrades, optimization, maintenance, and improvements in addition to troubleshooting support for all physical and virtual servers (Windows, Mac, Unix/Linux) for DHCP, firewall, database, monitoring, and web application services.
  • Provide monitoring support for critical servers, as determined by the IT management.
  • Limit server downtime resulting from maintenance and improvements to non-production hours whenever possible.
  • Backup of user and server data and perform configurations and maintain routinely.
  • Assist the information security team with incident remediation for network and other system vulnerabilities.
  • Provide central user support to all Unix/Linux workstations and assist in network administration and installation and troubleshooting of scientific applications such as imaging processing, computational biology or bioinformatics.
  • Install, manage, and maintain services including RAID, SAN, NAS, VMware virtualization, LTO backup library, and system management services such as SCCM.
  • Other duties as assigned.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those qualified individuals who closely meet the qualifications of the position will be contacted. The details of the position are only a summary, other duties may be assigned as necessary.

Drug Screen may be required for this position.

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