IT Senior Systems Administrator

Organization
Pacific Biosciences
Job Location
1380 Willow Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Job Description

The Information Technology System Administrator is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling staff and Partners.

 Responsibilities:         
•    Administer VMware, Windows Servers, Active Directory, and Exchange/O365 environment. 
•    Configure, test and deploy Windows application servers. 
•    Administer, organize, and optimize VMWare environment.
•    Second level support for end-user systems and applications issues. 
•    Work collaboratively with the Infrastructure team.
•    Cross train group member(s) to remove single points of knowledge.
•    Perform Commvault backup and restores.
•    Ensure all servers and services are properly monitored with alerting.
•    Lead / Participate in IT projects.

Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.   
•    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
•    5+ years system administration experience. 
•    Senior level VMware administration.
•    Senior level Microsoft Windows Server and Active Directory administration.
•    Senior level Exchange Server and/or Microsoft O365 application administration. 
•    Linux operating system administration.
•    Strong problem solving and research capabilities and time-management skills. 
•    Excellent organizational and communication skills.
•    Documents installed environments and engineered solutions. 
•    Working experience in SOX and ISO regulated environments.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation.

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