Under general direction and reporting to the Information Technology Manager, provides systems engineering and operational management of technology infrastructure supporting data and compute-intensive research laboratories. Additionally, provides engineering and operational support for administrative systems and core technology services. Position requires research, design, planning, installation, configuration, operation and maintenance of complex infrastructure platforms requiring a high degree of technical knowledge and systems integration experience.
Position assists with specification, procurement, installation and testing of physical and virtual server configurations. Position requires ongoing support for complex systems and applications, as well as providing advanced-level technical support for end users in both labs and administrative departments. Incumbent will support several mission-critical Information Technology systems services, and will manage high-performance computational and storage systems used by labs. Position requires participation in an on-call rotation to provide critical 24x7 coverage.
The Senior Systems Engineer is challenged with establishing and maintaining a high level of credibility and quality for services provided by the Information Technology department. In meeting these goals, the Senior System Engineer constantly evaluates the state of the art in Information Technology and applies creative solutions to satisfy research and business needs in support of the Instituteâ™s mission.
The Salk Institute is a world renowned private, non-profit biological research organization. Come join our team and enjoy a low-stress environment with a great work/life balance. Take advantage of flexible work schedules and great benefits.
BS or BA in computer science or a related technical field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
Satisfactory completion of the Instituteâ™s background investigation.
Salk scientists are dedicated to innovative biological research. The Salk Institute consistently ranks among the leading research institutions in the world for its faculty's contributions and the impact of their findings. Focused both on discovery and on mentoring future generations of researchers, Salk scientists make groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of cancer, aging, Alzheimer's, diabetes and infectious diseases by studying neuroscience, genetics, cell and plant biology, and related disciplines. "We lead biological research. We prize discovery. Salk is where cures begin."Overlooking the Pacific Ocean in La Jolla, the Salk Institute offers a warm, collegial and collaborative work environment, where employees enjoy a generous benefits program. Social activities on campus encourage interaction as a community.