Senior IT System Administrator

San Francisco, CA, United States
Dec 02, 2020
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The ideal candidate will help Nurix evolve a secure, robust environment for users to do their work, no matter where they are working. The ideal candidate will have a diverse background that includes infrastructure, support experience, vendor management skills and experience with MSPs (Managed Service Providers).

Key Responsibilities
  • Be the owner of the networking, server & storage platforms, active directory, backup, and archive.
  • Represent the IT infrastructure team for project support
  • Ensure stable and secure infrastructure operations and standardization of components
  • Maintain compliance of GxP, SOX relevant systems
  • Ensure the delivery and availability of the IT infrastructure services and operations, within agreed SLAs.

Required Experience
  • A minimum of 7-10 years of hands-on experience in IT Administration and systems
  • Assess, evaluate, and maintain in-house and outsourced services.
  • Vendor management and interaction for hardware, software, and service troubleshooting and resolution.
  • Manage endpoints, services, and frequent/regular vendor SLA checks.
  • Ensure the continuous improvement and management of existing IT server platform services and policies.
  • Investigate new systems and models that can bring improvements
  • Routing and switching experience. Cisco Meraki a plus
  • Experience with cloud compute, DevOps and storage (AWS and/or Azure)
  • Hands-on experience with VMware products ESXi vSphere, vCenter.
  • Experience administering and managing Okta SSO / MFA
  • Experience with administrating Microsoft collaboration suite (Office 365 Mail, Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive)
  • IT Support 2nd or 3rd line support escalation
  • Migrate systems from on-premise and co-location sites to cloud infrastructure
  • Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience with Microsoft Server operating Systems & Active Directory.
  • Previous experience developing disaster recovery and business continuity solutions

Preferred Skills and Knowledge
  • Excellent interaction and communication skills; ability to communicate (both written and verbal) clearly and concisely with a cross-functional audience
  • Work schedule flexibility required as some work must be completed after business hours.
  • Experience with cloud compute and storage (AWS and Azure) and Linux
  • Knowledge of datacenter operations & database administration
  • Previous Experience in a healthcare, life-science, Biotech or Pharma regulated environment a plus
  • Experience working in a fast-moving, startup environment