Northeastern University's new Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things (W-IoT) has established a position dealing with cutting edge wireless technology that can only be handled by someone with a strong technology acumen to fill the role of the W-IoT Systems Administrator. As the newest member of the W-IoT Institute team, this position will be working alongside faculty, postdoctoral research associates and engineering staff researchers to design, modify, support and grow on and off premise experimental research systems. A key requirement is to ensure that the institutes' operations keep pace with the demands of multi-disciplinary research and experimentation by leveraging (1) shared high performance computing, (2) VM and cloud computing, (3) data storage infrastructure, and (4) broader IT services. The scale of the critical shared software infrastructure to manage resembles a mini datacenter.
Bachelor's degree in a technical or scientific field, preferred computer science or engineering with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and documentation skills are essential, as are time-management and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to learn independently and interest in acquiring new technical skills is more important than familiarity with every item on a fixed list; however, the candidate does need to have an established working base of knowledge and experience. To ensure that essential services are available to the Institute, work outside of regular business hours will occasionally be required for this position.
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Requisition Number: STFR005695
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About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs, our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.