Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center System Administrator, Cloud in New York, New York
System Administrator, Cloud
Job Posting Number: 20252
March 5, 2018
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
MSK is seeking a Could Systems Administrator to join our High-Performance Computing Department. In this role, the Cloud Systems Administrator configures and maintains computer server virtual cloud systems. In addition, this position analyzes and resolves problems associated with operating systems under daily supervision.
You Will Also:
Perform system administration functions including monitoring system and network performance, troubleshooting system problems, maintaining user accounts and various tracking systems, and liaising with other institutional information system and information technology groups
Actively manage cloud accounts (AWS and Azure) and make recommendations on how best to support our infrastructure and interact with Developers and Architects in cross-functional areas
Participate in the creation of the overall multi-year cloud road map and strategy
Work with internal teams and several third party vendors in big data and other areas to support our overall cloud initiatives
Continually look at emerging cloud technologies and assess whether they are the right fit for MSK, with emphasis on creating cost savings and/or value-creation opportunities
Ensure capacity planning is reviewed on a regular basis in conjunction with other stakeholders
Redesign or refresh existing solutions to realign and meet our ever-changing business needs
Own IT Engineering projects and ensure that the solutions are delivered in a timely manner within the resource, budgetary and timeframe requirements
Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information
Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational
Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding
Resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around obstacles
Able to operate effectively, even when things are not clear or the way forward is not obvious
Adept at learning quickly, applying insights from past efforts to new situations
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
4-7 years related experience
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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