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IT Analyst - Network Administrator

Pennington Biomedical Research Center
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Network/System Administrator

Pennington Biomedical Research Center, a world-renowned academic research institute of Louisiana State University, is seeking an IT Analyst 2 or 3 in Computing Services.

Major Responsibilities

  • Configure and maintain server operating systems (primarily MS Windows Server) and related applications and services.

  • Configure, install, and maintain server and network hardware, included related power and cabling infrastructure.

  • Monitor device and network service availability and performance, analyze logs, diagnose and resolve outages and impairments.

  • Configure and manage virtualization environment and enterprise network storage.

  • Administrative responsibility for enterprise tape backup environment. 

  • Perform backups, regularly test restore operations, rotate tapes, and maintain backup targets. Assist in backup-related hardware and software installation and upgrades.

  • Assist with hardware and software procurement. Recommend, evaluate, and help to develop specifications and solutions.

  • Function as tier 2 support escalation path for cases referred and managed by Help Desk.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • IT Analyst 2 requires 3 - 5 years of experience in an IT related position.

  • IT Analyst 3 requires 5 or more years of experience in an IT related position.

  • Extensive experience in the Microsoft Windows ecosystem, including many of the following: Windows Server, Windows 7/10, Active Directory, Group Policy, DNS, DHCP, NPS, IIS, SCCM, WSUS, RDS, CIFS.

  • Significant experience working with Server and Network hardware in a data center environment and related power/copper/fiber infrastructure management.

Pennington Biomedical Research Center (PBRC) is an equal employment opportunity employer and serves as a model employer for individuals with disabilities.

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