Unit Computing Specialist
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|Recruitment/Posting Title||Unit Computing Specialist|
|Job Category||Staff & Executive - Information Technology|
|Department||Office of Economic Development|
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrating a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 67,000 students and 22,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.
Rutgers University–New Brunswick took root nearly 250 years ago. We are the state’s most comprehensive intellectual resource—the flagship campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, as designated by the Association of American Universities. We are the region’s most high-profile public research institution and a leading national research center with a global impact.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Unit Computing Specialist for the Office of Economic Development and Rutgers Discovery Informatics Institute (RDI2). The Rutgers Discovery Informatics Institute is building an Advanced Computational Infrastructure (ACI) Ecosystem which is the core that permeates all aspects of RDI2 and includes facilities for high-performance computing and communications, data management, computational services, and advanced visualization. The goal is to support both science and engineering enabled by ACI, as well as the science and engineering required to develop and advance ACI. The Rutgers ACI should also provide global linkages to the national and international ACI that will be used, for example, to link observational instruments, data streams, experimental tools, and testbeds.
This position will be responsible for establishing and maintaining the computer and online services, serves as the daily administrator for RDI2 research server, network and storage infrastructure, supports all desktop operating systems and software, and supports the development and maintenance of web pages, databases, spreadsheets, online surveys, and other technical applications for the unit.
• Performs analytical, technical and administrative work to plan, design, and install networked and stand-alone computer systems for offices and classroom space.
RDI2 IT is an heterogeneous system, with IT belonging to different projects, desktop computers, special-purpose appliances, and high-performance networking and storage subsystem. Providing user support for such a system in coordination with the RDI2 IT systems team is a specialized task. This position will be under the leadership of the Associate Director of Technical Operations and, in turn, of the Director of the Rutgers Discovery Informatics Institute (RDI2) as per the attached organizational chart.
|Position Status||Full Time|
|Hours Per Week||37.5|
|Daily Work Shift|
|Annual Minimum Salary||53720.000|
|Annual Mid Range Salary||67956.000|
|Annual Maximum Salary||82192.000|
|Union Description||Admin Assembly (MPSC)|
Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview
|Terms of Appointment||Staff - 12 month|
|Position Pension Eligibility||ABP|
|Minimum Education and Experience||
Requires a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience plus two years relevant experience in specialty area.
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities||
• Requires demonstrated knowledge and experience in computing systems administration, including system specification, configuration, installation, operations, and maintenance. Also requires working knowledge of desktop software and operating systems (PC/Windows, PC/Linux and Apple systems/applications) currently in use with a combination of education/experience.
• Linux system administration: local file systems, kernel modules, SNMP, node monitoring, performance tuning.
This position regularly uses an environment composed of multiple desktop, server, storage and network systems, and will support the RDI2 community in user support issues.
|Physical Demands and Work Environment||
Special Conditions: Must be able to climb ladders, lift 30 pounds, and crawl under desks.
|Posting Open Date|
|Special Instructions to Applicants|
|Regional Campus||Rutgers University-New Brunswick|
|Home Location Campus||Busch (RU-New Brunswick)|
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