PUMA BIO TECHNOLOGY

Position Description

IT Infrastructure Engineer
Location Los Angeles
Department Information Technology
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Puma Biotechnology Inc. does not accept unsolicited resumes or candidates from outside staffing agencies or recruiters. 

The IT Infrastructure Engineer is responsible for effective provisioning, installation, configuration, operation, management, and maintenance of systems hardware and software related to IT infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the IT infrastructure services and ensure that system hardware, software, operating systems, and related procedures adhere to organization’s values, procedures, and policies.


Essential Functions
Supervise and monitor cloud-based infrastructure (Azure and AWS), local data center operation, telecom, LAN, WAN, wireless network services, firewall, VPN, and network performance.
Supervise and monitor IT infrastructure including anti-virus, patching, hot fixes, software/firmware updates, servers, and other activities that will maintain the integrity, security, and uptime requirements for the company.
Be responsible for overall IT security including DLP.
Organize company-wide backup and disaster recovery including planning and testing.
Desire to engage with all functions and business units across the company in driving IT infrastructure services with excellent facilitation, collaboration, negotiation, and presentation skills
Handle licenses for all IT infrastructure related hardware and software.
Investigate and follow both industry and internal best practices.
Update documentations of applications, systems, and network equipment.
Support end users both in office and remote by taking a series of actions either face-to-face, over the phone, or via email to help set up systems or resolve issues.

Competencies
Intermediate or higher skillsets in Windows Servers administration, Active Directory, SharePoint, SQL, networking technologies, system security techniques, firewall administration, and VoIP troubleshooting.
Extensive experience with Microsoft Hyper-V.
Extensive experience with Microsoft Azure, O365, and AWS.
Layer 3 switching/ advanced networking.
Proven experience working in high demand work environments.
Must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a variety of audience types using different mechanisms including informal updates, formal presentations, business case documents, and other analytical and technical documents.
Must be able to apply creative and critical thinking and demonstrate strong logical and complex technical problem-solving skills.
Ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations, and policies.
Establish and maintain cooperation, understanding, trust, and credibility.
Perform multiple tasks concurrently and respond to emergency situations effectively.


Supervisor Responsibilities
This position may supervise vendors/contractors.

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this position.

The physical demands of the office are normally associated with extended amounts of time sitting and using office equipment, including a computer, keyboard and mouse, which can cause muscle strain. While performing duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. This position regularly requires long hours and may require weekend work.

Travel
Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected. Travel may be required (up to 20%).


Required Education & Professional Experience
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, related field, or equivalent experience.
Must have 5-7 years of IT infrastructure engineering experience.
A minimum of 5 years relevant experience with providing frequent technical guidance to others
Subject matter expertise in all Microsoft environments as a system administrator and supporting users of Office 365 in a distributed and highly mobile business environment.
Must have a thorough understanding and support of current IT practices, hardware, software, LAN, WAN, wireless network, telecom, firewall, VPN, and their dependencies/interactions.
A working knowledge of IT and cyber security standards, procedures, technologies, and architectures
Experience in establishing and maintaining cloud-based environments supporting highly secure and available mission-critical applications such as Azure and AWS.
Business analytics experience across functions such as Development, Clinical Operations, Commercial, Medical Affairs, Sales, Manufacturing, and Finance.
Strong communication and organization skills.


Preferred Education & Experience
Master’s degree in computer science, related field OR equivalent experience
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Office 365
CCNA or CCNP
AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate


Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry highly preferred
Experience in Oncology highly preferred

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that ae required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Puma Biotechnology Inc is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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