The following position reporting to Kurt Seiffert, Manager, Research Storage is being
posted externally. If interested, you must apply online at https://jobs.iu.edu/
Refer to job number #7069.
Senior Systems Analyst - PA3IT (Posted for university employees only)
Description and Responsibilities:
Under minimal supervision, the Senior Systems Analyst performs system administration including installation of hardware, and applications, performance tuning, and system maintenance, for UNIX systems implementing Indiana University's HPSS-based Scholarly Data Archive and OpenAFS-based Research File System as well as other research storage systems.
Some key duties and responsibilities include: Administer SAN and high performance networks supporting high performance computing cyber infrastructure; coordinate deployment and provide administration, integration and testing; ensure tight system security; prepare system services, project and service documentation; assist Indiana University researchers and related staff connect to research storage systems and manage research data; assist the Research Storage group of the Research Technologies Division of University Information Technology Services in the development and administration of storage systems and data management applications; assist in other aspects and functioning of UITS. Research Storage group; participate in providing storage expertise and support to the Research Technologies division, UITS, and the Indiana University community on an as-needed basis.
Required: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in science or related technical discipline, plus at least 2 years of experience working in high end data storage solutions and an in-depth knowledge of UNIX. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered on a 2:1 ratio. Experience with multiple computer platforms in a university environment preferred. Experience with virtual and cloud computing systems preferred.
Programming experience in Unix systems administration, SAN administration, and high performance networking required; preference will be given to applicants with experience in tape based archival storage systems such as HPSS and distributed file systems such as OpenAFS, and professional experience as a computer consultant. Able to interact with staff and faculty researchers in extended consultations, and ability to work with a variety of people with varying levels of knowledge required. High level of accuracy, dependability and responsibility very essential; the individual must be able to provide training and support to staff, and attend meetings as required. Must have excellent communication and analytical skills; a strong customer service orientation and enthusiasm for new technologies are also required. Able to operate effectively in a complex and dynamic environment; capable of functioning as project leader; must have knowledge and practical experience with project management tools and application development methodologies.
Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment institution.