Research Data Storage Administrator

at New York University (view profile)
Location New York, New York
Date Posted January 29, 2018
Category Academic
Job Type Full-time
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Reporting to the Director of Research Technology Services in NYU IT, the Research Data Storage Administrator who will be responsible for coordinating the deployment and management of the storage infrastructure environment for services in support of the research data lifecycle. This infrastructure will support researchers and library curators during the full research lifecycle, including storage, data processing and analysis, publication, preservation, and data discovery and dissemination. This individual will interface with researchers to support their storage needs and manage the service environment while working closely with storage, networking, and system engineers; digitization experts; archivists; web developers; functional requirements writers; and project managers in both IT and the Libraries.

New York University Libraries: Libraries at New York University serve the school's 40,000 students and faculty and contain more than 5 million volumes. The Libraries supports NYU's vision to become the first true Global Network University by collaborating and providing services to our 11 global academic centers and our “portal campuses” in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai. New York University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the OCLC Research Library Partnership, and the HathiTrust. The Libraries participates in a variety of consortia and collaborates closely with Columbia University Libraries and the New York Public Library through the Manhattan Research Library Consortium. View the NYU Libraries Mission and Strategic Plan.


Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education: Master's Degree in related field

Required Experience: Minimum of 5 years related experience with managing file storage systems, such as NetApp ONTAP and lsilon OneFS, including file system and network configuration, running Linux/Unix servers and application systems, and working with identity management tools including Active Directory, LDAP, provisioning services, and with scripting, e.g., Python, shell, PHP

Preferred Experience: Experience in an academic environment working with researchers and/or research data, experience with large-scale data storage systems and databases (big data)., and experience with managing projects

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of NFS, SMB/CIFS, and RESTful storage protocols. Ability to conceptualize, design, develop, test, validate and implement integrated systems and services. Lead projects of moderate complexity. Communicate effectively with computational researchers as well as non-technical scholars. Develop technical build documentation.

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