The Systems Administrator will work in the Keiser lab which researches multi-target drug activity at the molecular level. The position helps with analyzing, evaluating, moving, and maintaining the IT cluster architecture without an interruption in service.
The Systems Administrator manages, maintains, administers, and is the first point of responsibility for Keiser Lab’s entire computational hardware, software, and data infrastructure. The lab requires system administration, cluster administration, new hardware purchasing, new system deployment, maintenance of disks that fail, and desktop support for 20 lab members. Keiser Lab is supported by the UCSF Wynton Cluster, with which the lab must interoperate. The work thus requires interacting with a large number of different people and technicians, more complex network configurations, and managing more complex interdependencies of heterogeneous systems.
Work location: Sandler Center, Mission Bay, but will be working remotely.
Note: The terms and conditions of employment for this position, including rate of pay, benefits, etc. are currently subject to negotiation with the union.
The Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry is one of the three research and teaching departments in the School of Pharmacy (SOP) at UCSF. The Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases (IND) at UCSF is pursuing a cutting-edge blend of basic science and clinical medicine to provide outstanding care to those suffering from neurodegenerative diseases. Founded in 1999, the IND is committed to creating therapeutics that will halt diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and dementia resulting from traumatic brain injuries. The IND is poised to make serious contributions to this struggle at the frontier of neuroscience and medicine. The mission of the Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases is to discover causes and develop cures for these illnesses with an innovative program of basic research and clinical medicine.