This is a 12 Month contract with possibility of being extended for an additional 6 months. This is an IMMEDIATE NEED and we are able to consider all Visa's and 3rd Party candidates.
LOCATION: Naval Yard
DURATION: 12 Months+
INTERVIEW PROCESS: 1st interview 30 min phone screen 2nd interview onsite NO SKYPE
This hands-on role will design, implement and run infrastructure technologies in line with GxP requirements and execute associated IT services to deliver consistent, reliable and high-quality IT infrastructure availability and operations for Adaptimmune sites across the globe. Scope includes SCCM, Office 365 (SharePoint, Exchange, OneDrive, Skype, etc.), WebEx, on-premise Data Centers, Servers, Storage, Vulnerability Remediation, Disaster Recovery, and Voice and Data Networks, Connectivity, and Technical Support for Cloud Data Centers and Services.
The primary objective of the position is to be the subject matter expert for technology in scope, and execute efficient and effective operational IT process that adapt to the dynamics of the business. Deliver all operational services to meet expectations as measured by service level agreements, key performance indicators, and best practices in IT architecture, IT security, GxP compliance, and IT production operations support.
Serve as the SCCM subject matter expert and system owner for all system management responsibilities including, but not limited to, desktop imaging, application packaging and deployment, Windows and 3rd party patch management, software and hardware asset reporting, and related infrastructure upgrades.
Implement and maintain the day to day operations of back end infrastructure including Cisco switches, Fortinet Firewalls, Nimble Storage, Dell servers, and Avaya telephone systems.
Execute work in alignment with IT service level agreements, SOPs, key performance indicators. Incorporate best practices from IT architecture, IT security, GxP compliance, and IT production operations support procedures into work outcomes.
For technologies in scope, actively monitor and take pro-active/preventative action on IT security, GxP and regulatory compliance. Identify and manage risk related to systems nearing end of life or maximum capacity.
Execute GxP and non-GxP change / release management processes. Execute disaster recovery and business continuity plans for technologies in scope.
Assist supervisor in planning for the infrastructure based on global business requirements, one IT function and IT strategies. Manages the benchmarking, analysis and recommendations for the improvement of the IT infrastructure and IT systems. Build business case and technology rationale for new systems.
Plan, lead and deliver project work, and other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Qualifications & Experience
10+ years in an IT function
6+ years managing IT infrastructure systems and applications
5+ years Office 365 administration
5+ years Active Directory, Group policy administration
5+ years VMware experience
5+ years storage administration
5+ years SCCM administration
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or Engineering preferred
Strong ability to collaborate with various IT roles across the globe
Must be able to operate in a global operation and support environment
SQL DBA experience
Cisco Network administration experience
AWS and Azure cloud infrastructure experience
Linux, Unix experience
Disaster recovery and planning experience
IT project management experience
Global IT experience
Previous mid-sized pharmaceutical or biotechnology experience
Advanced certifications in Networking, Storage, SCCM, SharePoint, and/or VMware are highly desirable
Skills & Competencies
Ability to coordinate and execute complex technical projects across multiple teams given multiple competing priorities or perspectives
Strong technologist able to deliver on goals in an increasingly complex global eco-system
Ability to manage through ambiguity, risk, and changing direction of projects and strategies
Ability to work effectively in high-pressure situations that require good judgement, quick thinking and may involve confidential or sensitive matters
Excellent interpersonal skills, eagerness to dive deep hands-on into technology solutions and high professional standards for work quality
Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills
Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate technical or financial information to a non-technical audience
Maintain competency and enhances professional growth and development through continuing education
Speak to individuals or groups of people with poise, voice control and confidence and respond adequately to enquiries or complaints.
Be sensitive to cultural differences among individuals and groups of persons.
Maintain and grow subject matter expertise in technology and pharmaceutical best practices
Decision Making Authority This is a hands-on role expected to make technical decisions and recommendations, run daily operations globally, and execute project activities.
List any other requirements including travel, languages etc.
Travel to sites as necessary to run operations and execute assignments. Local travel
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