A management-level position responsible for analyzing and directing all IT related activities for the Department of Neurology, the Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute with supervisory responsibilities for all staff assigned to IT Services. This position is accountable for ensuring continuity of computer services for computer users throughout the department through planning, technical leadership, and project coordination.
Determine the goals of IT services within broad outlines provided by the executive management.
Contribute to the continuity of IT services by providing necessary technical leadership and project coordination.
Provide expert knowledge of operations, configuration, and design of IT infrastructure; including distributed computing, virtualization, enterprise storage, databases, networking, cloud services and remote access.
Forecast costs, equipment and personnel needs for projects and programs as required and related to IT operations.
Preserve assets by implementing back-up procedures, disaster recovery, business continuity, and information security and control structures.
Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization policies and standards.
Direct technological research by studying organization goals, strategies, practices, and user projects.
Recommend information technology strategies, policies, and procedures to the executive management by evaluating organization's outcomes, identifying problems, evaluating trends, and anticipating requirements.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus five (5) years of related experience. Masters preferred.
High-performance computing clusters such as the Rocks Cluster Distribution and SGE and big data environments.
Previous experience in a University or not-for-profit setting is preferred.
Familiar with Project Management concepts and tools.
Familiar with EHR/EMR concepts and workflows.
Demonstrated knowledge and strong experience with system design and implementation related to Active Directory, web services, distributed computing, server clustering, enterprise storage, virtualization, and networking.
Experience supporting and managing Windows, Linux, and MacOS.
Experience with Citrix XenServer virtualization and NetScaler
Experience with monitoring servers, networks, and applications to ensure stability and performance.
Knowledgeable of best practices for hardware upgrades, network and software management.
Knowledgeable of SQL databases, Apache, PHP, MooseFS or a similar distributed file system, and Cloud Computing (AWS, Azure, etc.)
Knowledgeable of software processes; including the development lifecycle.
Knowledge of HIPAA compliance standards.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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