Lead Systems Administrator

NanoString Technologies   •  

Seattle, WA

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 54 days ago

Essential Functions:

  • Build and support virtualized infrastructure (VMWare)
  • Optimize and support backup and recovery systems (VEEAM)
  • Strong working knowledge of SAN technologies (Nimble, EMC)
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows Server technologies (DFS, AD, PKI)
  • Strong working knowledge of switches and routing technologies (e.g., Cisco, iOS)
  • Develop scripts to automate daily job functions (PowerShell / Python)
  • SQL Server administration
  • Implement, monitoring, and optimization of backend systems and on-prem servers
  • Document workflows, processes, procedures, and configurations of infrastructure services


  • 5+ years of Systems Administration professional experience.
  • Desire to be apart of a team that works on the cutting edge technology in Biotech.
  • Professionalexperiencewith the following:
    • Active Directory
    • Cisco Unified Communications systems
    • Cisco Network Technologies (Switches, Routers, ASAs, security, DMZ)
    • MS System Center (SCOM & SCCM)
    • Cisco Telepresence technologies (including WebEx)
    • MS Server and security technologies
    • PowerShell scripting
    • Virtualization technologies (VMware)
    • Storage area networks (SAN, NAS, iSCSI)
    • MS Exchange Office 365
    • On call availability
    • Remote Access technologies (VPN, Direct Access)
    • IT Departmental governance – (e.g., Change Control) for regulated company
    • SSO authentication technologies (OKTA, SAML, MFA)


  • MS SQL Server
  • MS Dynamics products (CRM, NAV specifically)
  • VMWare Virtualization
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Experience with enterprise-class hardware from Cisco and HPE
  • Familiarity working in a regulated environment (ISO, FDA, SOX)
  • Biotech and/or specialized high-tech manufacturing background
  • SOX regulated environment (SOX IT compliance)
  • Relevant training or experience
  • ERP and CRM enterprise wide systems – administration, database, report-writing, Change Control