This position is responsible for designing, experimenting with, and presenting architectural approaches for information technology and systems, including software, hardware, and processes that assure architectural integrity and consistency across the entire institution in support of the enterprise-level business needs of National Jewish Health.
- Designs and develops specifications and implements complex Unix/Linux and storage systems by integrating these types of systems into the overall National Jewish Health technology infrastructure.
- Manages the installation, operational, administrative, monitoring and technical support for the Unix/Linux and storage systems environment, applications and databases.
- Maintains Unix/Linux and storage system configuration diagrams and documentation.
- Establishes & recommends policy/procedure and standards relating to Unix/Linux and storage systems.
- Utilizes effective communication skills to keep management and leadership informed of status on project tasks and assignments, escalating issues as needed.
- Interacts with IS staff to problem solve, develop solutions, inform, train and support new or modified systems.
- Combines knowledge of National Jewish Health practices and procedures with knowledge of I.S. technology to solve problems, reduce labor, and increase efficiency in the workflow of user department, codes programs, adhering to IST guidelines for a broad range of administrative and clinical applications.
- Develops proficiency in new database systems, languages, operating platforms and database tools as new technologies are acquired.
- Provides quality assurance by testing system operation as well as unit functions including systems recoverability and validation of backups and restores.
- Recommends to I.S. management the acquisition of hardware & software products such as server models, Unix/Linux operating systems, software utilities and data storage to include such items as conversion tools, monitoring tools, etc.
- Provides support to National Jewish Health IST customers and acts as liaison to vendors when external support is required.
- Accountability: Accepts full responsibility for self and contribution as a team member; displays honesty and truthfulness; confronts problems quickly; displays a strong commitment to organizational success and inspires others to commit to goals; demonstrates a commitment to National Jewish Health.
- Building Strategic Relationships: Identifying opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one’s area and other areas, teams, departments, units, or organizations to help achieve business goals.
- Building Trust: Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization.
- Collaboration/Teamwork: Cooperates with others to accomplish common goals; works with employees within and across his/her department to achieve shared goals; treats others with dignity and respect and maintains a friendly demeanor; values the contributions of others.
- Managing Conflict: Dealing effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people. Addresses conflicts by focusing on the issues at hand to develop effective solutions when disputes or disagreements occur; helps others resolve conflicts by providing impartial mediation when needed.
Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility
- Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time.
- Be willing to accept supervision and work well with others.
- Be well groomed, appropriately for your role and wear ID Badge visibly.
- Be in compliance with all departmental and institutional policies, the Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and completes NetLearning by due date annually.
- Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the institution.
- Adheres to safe working practices and at all times follows all institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures.
- Wears appropriate PPE as outlined by the infection control policies and procedures.
- Demonstrates compliance with all state, federal and all other regulatory agency requirements.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field is required.
A minimum of 5 years experience in system administration of large scale, diverse UNIX environment and Data Storage (SAN, NAS).
Special Training, Certification or Licensure