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[Discuss] [Position-available] System Administrator And Software Developer - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

The laboratories of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Pediatric
Oncology Department are conducting field-leading research into the
development of innovative therapeutic treatments for the prevention
and cure of cancer.  In your role as Systems Administrator for the
Department, you will:

- Maintain and administer data storage and backup, web, and database
servers, including Samba, LDAP, Apache, MySQL and floating license key

- Maintain and administer a High Performance Computing Cluster.

- Develop, deploy, and maintain applications to support software
deployment, issue tracking, purchasing, software license checkout,
scheduling for shared laboratory equipment, cluster management, and
user account administration.  Applications developed will be
published/licensed under the GNU GPL and made available to other
laboratories throughout the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

- Maintain and administer PC and Mac research workstations throughout
the Pediatric Oncology Department.

- Install and upgrade server and workstation computers.

- Deploy and upgrade software.

- Provide technical support, troubleshooting, and computer hardware
repair services to researchers.

- Investigate technical specifications and compatibility, compile
price comparisons, test potential solutions, and provide purchase
recommendations for IT equipment.

Position Requirements:
- BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

- Extensive C/C++ programming experience

- 2 or more years experience in server, network, and workstation administration

- Extensive experience installing, supporting, and repairing Linux,
Apple Macintosh, and Microsoft Windows PC systems

- Extensive experience using and supporting standard productivity applications

Position Details
- This is a permanent, salaried position

- Salary is commensurate with qualifications (negotiable,
approximately $65,000-$70,000 annually)

- Medical, dental, and other benefits are available

- Located at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in the Longwood Medical
Area in Boston

- Employee must be on-site during regular business hours
(telecommuting is not possible)

Additional Qualifications:
- Must be proactive in identifying problems, efficient in implementing
solutions, be able to articulate issues and suggestions with others
clearly in both technical and non-technical language, and must have an
excellent work ethic

- An affinity for Free Software Development is preferred

To apply, please email resume and contact information to dfcipedoncit at
Position-available mailing list
Position-available at

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