Lead Systems Administrator

Lead Systems Administrator

Biogen Idec | Durham, NC, 27701, US
Salary Range:$106,000 – $126,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 17 days ago

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* Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to implement and improve computer systems, owning the enterprise backup and recovery environment platform services globally at Biogen.
* Provide technical and management oversight on all matters related to the management, implementation, support, lifecycle, monitoring and recovery of the backup and recovery environment platform services in an agile and reliable manner which meet or exceed platform service delivery expectations.
* Assess and document platform composition and condition, identify stakeholders and expectations on run (i.e., operations), exploit (e.g., requests) and new and current projects and issues.
* Define and develop the platform roadmap, including relevant performance measures, addressing current issues and challenges, future plans for changes and opportunities for improvement.
* Proactively socialize the platform roadmap with business functions using the platform and with other platform, process and partnership managers across IT.
* Collect feedback for improvement, ensure alignment and coordination, and avoid redundancy or conflicting demands.
* Execute on the platform roadmap, actively manage the platform as a set of interconnected assets, and manage cross-platform dependencies.
* Present financial show back and planning associated with platform roadmaps.
* Assess the health and operational performance of the platform against established metrics.
* Achieve and improve operational service metrics and/or targets associated with platforms.
* Identify and realize opportunities to increase the value of the platform by extending cost effective use and/or reducing platform costs through rationalization, consolidation, streamlining, and price negotiation.
* Telecommuting permitted up to 100%.



Bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field and 5 years of progressive IT experience with Data Protection Services (DPS) technologies.

Experience must include:

5 years of experience in each of the following:

* Utilizing DPS Suites, including installing, supporting, migrating, and troubleshooting DPS technologies, and designing and implementing highly available DPS solutions.
* Utilizing enterprise storage systems including at least 2 of the following: NetApp, Isilon, XtremIO, or VMAX.
* Using VMware vSphere.
* Using Microsoft Windows Server, Linux, and HPUX.
* Working knowledge of LAN and WAN topologies.
* Utilizing Oracle Database or MS SQL backups.
* Utilizing at least 2 of the following DPS technologies: EMC Networker, Data Domain, Avamar, Rubrik, Igneous, Veritas Netbackup, Cristie Backup, or Mozy.
* Working knowledge of capacity planning, storage, and general network best practices.
* Utilizing infrastructure server hardware including Cisco UCS or HPE Servers.
* Utilizing hyperconverged technology including Nutanix Hyperconverged or similar.
* Building effective relationships across and up and down a matrix organization, and partnering with other functions as well as internal and external stakeholders to ensure successful work deliverables.
* Creating briefing content on DPS concepts, problems, and opportunities, and doing so in a manner that conveys complex technical jargon into 'layperson' terms for non-technical and senior-level audiences.
* Demonstrated track record of providing excellent customer service, meeting designated deadlines, exhibiting professional business practices, and managing multiple initiatives with little supervision.

3 years of experience in the following:

* Using AWS or Azure Public Clouds.

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