Systems Administrator

Posted: 8/22/2013 | Expires: 9/21/2013

Location: NEW YORK
Function: Writing & Editing
Specialty: Operations
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description:

About our company
Springer Science+Business Media is one of the most prestigious international scientific publishers of books, journals, and electronic media today, with subsidiaries and representatives all over the world. Our publications range from medicine to all fields of life sciences, and from mathematics to engineering. Wherever scientific research is carried out, highly qualified experts count themselves among Springer's authors, including a large number of Nobel prize winners. More than 7,000 people are employed by the Springer Group worldwide.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours

Your tasks
The Systems Administrator develops, maintains and manages the operational IT systems within global Springer Science + Business Media, with a main focus on storage (NetApp), Linux and open source platforms. Specific responsibilities include:

?Ensures that the IT platforms and other system components in use are kept operational (Systems/ Virtual Infrastructure/SAN/Backup/MER/SER)
?Ensures that the systems can operate free of interference by solving bottlenecks and problems
?Manages the systems in a pro-active manner and contributes to the further improvement of the management process
?Develops guidelines on usage of the system programs and components and maintains an adequate system of documentation for reference and re-use
?Work on projects to make structural changes, improving the infrastructure

Our requirements
?BA or BS Degree in relevant technical education training
?Good knowledge on Linux and related open source platforms
?Expert knowledge about (shared) storage architecture; NetApp certification preferred
?Up-to-date knowledge of relevant latest ICT-developments
?Basic to good programming skills and experience in automating and scripting
?Knowledge and experience in data protection (Commvault)
?Occasionally work outside office hours
?Excellent communication skills and problem solving ability
?Organized and able to work under pressure
?Flexible, assertive, and able to work both independently and in a team

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