Principal Virtualization System Administrator-2302424
:TN-Nashville-3401 West End Ave
:VUMC IT Collaboration Virtuali 108092
This Principal Virtualization System Administrator role is exclusive to core VUMC-wide Information Technology departments supporting centralized Enterprise systems in a virtualized environment. Provides leadership in the research, architecture, design, build, and maintenance of systems and infrastructure components for enterprise mission-critical computing environments. Provides expert level engineering services for system infrastructure, including design, install, maintain, upgrade, backup, disaster recovery, networking, system security, monitoring, performance tuning, and capacity management while adhering to enterprise change management process and procedures. Researches, recommends, develops, enforces, and follows standards, policies and procedures for maintaining the security and integrity of systems and ensures that they meet availability and disaster recovery requirements. Ability to solve highly complex problems. Considered a domain subject-matter expert offering expert-level advice.
Researches, reviews and recommends hardware and software improvements. Interacts with vendors on technical solutions. Analyzes and validates business and technical requirements to ensure system will perform optimally.
Installs and configures server operating systems of high complexity.
Administers server infrastructure and infrastructure appliances including data center, security, firewalls, authentication services, domain name services and disk storage.
Schedules and executes infrastructure and system upgrades and patches to address security issues, bug fixes and functional enhancements.
Installs and configures backup and disaster recovery software. Architects and develops disaster recovery strategies.
Architects, designs, builds, and maintains automation to monitor the overall health of infrastructure and systems including performance, hardware, capacity, security, logs and responds appropriately as required.
Researches, architects, designs, builds, and maintains relevant security policies, regulatory governances, as well as software for task automation and integrations purposes.
The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
SERVER ADMINISTRATION (EXPERT): Is a recognized expert and authority in the skill. Is the last internal resource for support or direction. Expected to have the ultimate knowledge, control, influence, and/or jurisdiction in the skill. Demonstrates industry leadership in outside professional organizations and forums.
SERVER INSTALLATION AND UPGRADE (EXPERT): Is considered an expert in the installation and upgrade of critical and complex software. Demonstrates the ability to design and implement software solutions to complex issues.
SERVER MONITORING AND TUNING (EXPERT): Is a recognized expert and authority in system performance tuning. Acts as internal resource for support or direction in the skill. Expected to have the ultimate control over the metrics involved in a performance tuning exercise. Devises ways to measure things for which there are no direct metrics. Plans and integrates complex performance tuning tests and benchmarks that span many areas of technology. Draws conclusions and make recommendations.
SERVER SECURITY (EXPERT): Is an expert and authority in the security field. Leads mission- critical security task teams. Is a member of and/or certified in this field by recognized security organizations.
NETWORK OPERATING SYSTEMS (EXPERT): Able to resolve most performance problems. Can configure and trouble-shoot all aspects of the network operating system. Well versed in all details of restart/recovery, operating system communication, and user interface. Able to oversee minor fixes/enhancements/patches to operating system. Sought by others to explain/resolve more complex operating system issues. Capable of working with systems programmers to design, install, or maintain an operating system. Deep understanding of the characteristics of the network operating systems.
Organizational Impact: Delivers projects/assignments that have a direct impact on goals/objectives of the unit/department that the job is in.
Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Conducts extensive analysis of situations or data to resolve numerous, complex issues; may involve the input/work of others.
Breadth of Knowledge: Has in-depth level of knowledge within a professional area and working knowledge of other areas.
Team Interaction: May lead mid-sized projects; coaches and guides team members.
About the Department:
VUMC IT provides hardware, software and service solutions for the entire Medical Center. With over 40,000 workstations in the Medical Center, our teams can assist not only with hardware support, but also software and application support and services to enhance security and protection of your information.
Position Shift: Days
Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:
Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity -- of culture, thinking, learning and leading -- is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.
VUMC Recent Accomplishments
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.
Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.
Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows
Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.
National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement
Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
Vanderbilt Health recognizes that diversity is essential for excellence and innovation. We are committed to an inclusive environment where everyone has the chance to thrive and to the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action. EOE/AA/Women/Minority/Vets/Disabled
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.