Systems Security Administrator, National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC)-2010985
The National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) has 20+ years experience designing and deploying robots into many applications across multiple sectors, such as agriculture, construction and humanitarian de-mining. We strive to provide solutions for real world challenges where automation and robots have great impact in productivity and the labor force's safety/comfort.
We are looking for a passionate, self-starter to be a member of our diverse team as a Systems Security Administrator to perform both Computing group tasks and provide support for individual projects. In this role, your primary Computing group duties will include monitoring, customizing, and automating network security tools (Splunk, Security Onion, Nexpose); participating in, or leading Incident Response; supporting Computing group staff in reaching shared goals. Project support duties will include building custom compute systems and installing and/or configuring software in Linux and Windows.
You will be a part of a small team of IT professionals and will be expected, at times, to participate in activities that support the general infrastructure support such as Windows, Storage, Virtualization, DR, etc. Move to the front of the line with skills including Docker, Splunk, Security Onion, Nexpose, A+, Computer Forensics, Windows Server. You will be responsible for server management within a central group supporting enterprise wide systems or within a college or division overseeing multi-user systems.
Other responsibilities include:
Installation, maintenance, configuration, server security and performance upgrades to support application resource management and availability.
Evaluating systems specifications, input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software capability. Recommending modifications to improve server performance and reliability.
Installing, maintaining, configuring and upgrading servers.
Monitoring and responding to system incidents. Performing or assisting in troubleshooting and diagnosing production problems; correcting identified problems; documenting issues and resolutions. May work with software and hardware vendors on technical issues. Participating in disaster recovery testing.
Using scripts and software support tools to process reports and ensure optimal performance and security.
Keeping current with new technologies, applicable laws and regulations.
Note: This position is not designated for staff that perform routine maintenance on systems as well as other helpdesk or desktop support activities. Please review JCCs 3316 and 3317 (IT Support Consultants) for those positions that are not primarily systems administrators.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science required
1-3 years of operating system administration experience required
Effective problem solving and reasoning skills required
Are you passionate about this dynamic opportunity with us? Please apply.
Internal Number: 2010985
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.