IT Specialist

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Scientific/Technical Staff
Institution Classification/Type: 
Government Agency
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

IT Specialist (Systems Administration/Network)


The IT Specialist (Systems Administration/Network) vacancy is in the High Energy Astrophysics Division at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, MA. Employees will work at the Chandra Operations Control Center in Burlington, MA and will provide and support 24/7 situational awareness for all IT systems to agency stakeholders using Windows and Linux operating systems. All qualified U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents may apply.


This employee will provide highly skilled Windows computer system planning, installation, configuration, troubleshooting and maintenance. Major areas of responsibility include; Windows server/workstation management and administration; NetApp centralized storage; backups; networking and virtual machines; security audit planning and execution; and long term systems planning. This employee must be capable of independent problem solving.


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Application Deadline: 
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
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