Job Posting: Linux/Unix System Administrator

Tim Morris tdmorris at
Thu Apr 16 09:23:22 MDT 2009


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MyriadPharma has been the pharmaceutical division within Myriad Genetics for
the last decade or so.  Starting in July we will be a new, independent,
well-funded, spin-off pharmaceutical company (170+ employees) with a number
of exciting drugs in the testing pipeline to treat HIV and various cancers.


MyriadPharma is looking for a strong system administrator with strong
Unix/Linux skills.

The ideal candidate will have relevant work experience implementing and
administering Red Hat Enterprise and Sun Solaris systems.  Experience
supporting or administering Oracle, Sysbase, MySQL is a plus.  Experience
with VMware environments (ESX, Infrastructure, Virtual Center) is important.
Experience with Apache, Tomcat, misc. open source projects helpful.  SysAdmin
will also assist with administering Windows environment.


To be considered at the System Administrator level: 4-6 years of
progressively responsible related work in desktop and server systems or
equivalent, AND

At least 3 years of Unix/Linux server administration experience in a medium
to large enterprise, or equivalent.

A successful candidate will demonstrate

-General computing knowledge including networking
-Ability to utilize a high degree of creativity, analytical thinking and

-Strong oral and written English language skills including experience
creating written documentation for technical and non-technical audiences

-Demonstrated customer relations skills

-Ability to work independently while following documented processes and

-Ability to create new systems, processes, procedures and document them

-Ability to collaborate with other support personnel to create and document
new processes and procedures.


Professional experience with the following

-FDA regulation and investigation, HIPPA and SOX compliance

-Technologies listed in “Responsibilities” section below

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-Performs design, implementation or migration, administration of hardware
and software systems may include, but are not limited to:

Servers – Red Hat Linux, Sun Solaris, Windows (2003, 2008) – Dell and Sun

Desktops and Laptops - Red Hat Linux, Sun Solaris, Apple, Windows (2000, XP,

Network/Security Systems – firewall, routers, switches, load balancers, WAP,
http content filtering

Storage – NFS, CIFS, ISCSI (NetApp)

VMware Infrastructure

Backup/recovery systems

Monitoring systems

Ticketing systems

-Documents systems and processes

-Detects, diagnoses, reports, and resolves problems with listed systems

-Maintains user accounts

-Resolves user requests in timely manner

-Trains users and cross-trains IT staff individually and in groups as needed

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*Apply here:*


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