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Systems Engineer III

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, located on the North Shore of Long Island, is seeking an experienced Systems Engineer III with a solid understanding of Microsoft Exchange and the Windows Server operating system to join our IT Department.

Responsibilities include administering a complex site alone or assisting in the administration of a larger site. Initiating new responsibilities and helping to develop plans for the future of the site/network. Evaluating and/or recommending critical IT purchases; ability to appropriately recommend and influence the purchasing process. Will be responsible for managing junior-level system engineers. Performing weekend on-call functions. Performing additional IT-related tasks, as assigned by management.

Position Requirements
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree

EXPERIENCE: 3 years of system administration experience

Required Background Stays current with changes in the industry, and their ramifications on the organization Bachelor’s degree in computer science/related field or equivalent IT experience. Ten to fifteen years of system administration experience. Five years of experience with primary responsibilities focused on Microsoft Exchange Management.

Required Skills Strong interpersonal and communication skills; capable of writing purchase justifications, training users in complex topics, making presentations to an internal audience, and interacting positively with upper management. Ability to prioritize between multiple ongoing tasks and projects. Independent problem-solving, self-direction. Strong documentation skills. SME in on-prem Microsoft Exchange 2016, 2019, and Exchange Online Ability to design, develop, implement, and manage on-prem and cloud Exchange infrastructure. Experience planning and performing Exchange migrations. Ability to identify and mitigate architectural risks in Exchange infrastructure. Uses best practices to ensure the continued stability and security of the production Exchange environment. Familiarity with other mail systems such as Sendmail and Postfix. Excellent PowerShell scripting abilities. Comfortable with Active Directory domain administration. Understands the needs of a mixed Linux, Mac, and Windows desktop environment interfacing with Microsoft Exchange and Active Directory. Familiarity with fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts; working knowledge of NFS/SMB/FTP/SSH & HTTP; authentication via OpenLDAP and Active Directory; configuration and administration of DHCP and DNS; managing multiple domains; and routing concepts.

Compensation and Benefits:
Our employees are compensated in many ways for their contributions to our mission, including competitive pay, exceptional health benefits, retirement plans, time off, a range of recognition, wellness programs and access to an affordable and licensed on-site childcare center. Visit our CSHL Benefits site to learn more.

How to Apply:
For immediate consideration, candidates should create an account and apply to the position found here: Position ID: 01791-A

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and education institution recognized internationally for its excellence in fundamental areas, such as cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics, and quantitative biology. The Laboratory has long been recognized as a place for nurturing young scientists, with post-doctoral researchers being an integral part of the discovery process. The Laboratory offers a warm, collegial, and collaborative work environment in a beautiful location about one hour from New York City.

You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York.

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. VEVRAA Federal Contractor