IT TECHNOLOGIST SR. NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR

 

PTx is devoted to developing and commercializing cancer medicines and combination therapies that can make a meaningful difference in the lives of cancer patients. We are united in our passion for improving the treatment of cancer and our desire to make a meaningful contribution to outcomes. We believe that innovation is not enough. In today’s challenging healthcare climate, we strive to develop and assess our products based on the real-world impact they have in improving the quality and duration of our patients’ lives. We measure our success in the birthdays, anniversaries, and other important life moments that our patients are able to enjoy.

 

PTx has recently acquired global rights to Leukine (Sargramostim). Leukine is the only licensed FDA-approved GM-CSF, and PTx is investing in Leukine to position it for growth. With Leukine, PTx acquired its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Lynnwood and we are North of Seattle, just a few minutes from downtown (but far enough out of, traffic and high cost of living in the city!). We are an established team with a renewed energy to seize on an exciting opportunity. To get there we need outstanding people to join our team of talented, innovative and committed professionals.

 

The Information Technology (IT) Group is responsible for design, implementation, support, and maintenance of Information Technology solutions in support of site goals and objectives.  In such, IT is responsible for maintaining a stable, Qualified, and highly available computing infrastructure and implementation and Validated computer systems. Additionally, through daily tasks, IT supports current project operations and ensures compliance with regulatory, corporate and site requirements.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW/KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serves as the primary system administrator for the Local Area Network (LAN), Wireless Local Area   Network   (WLAN), and   firewalls   under   their   control 

  • Provides in-depth technical understanding and experience in one or more operating system environments

  • Responsible for the installation, configuration, and on-going support of physical and virtual networks

  • Maintains thorough understanding of the installation procedures for the subject hardware and software including hardware design, and software configuration options, as well as the network components

  • Sources new hardware in line with site standards.

  • Installs and configures network equipment per established Work Instructions and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

  • Participates on project teams as needed to provide technical expertise.

  • Handles multiple projects concurrently and in an organized fashion.

  • Maintains the Master Inventory List for Network assets

  • Ensures commissioning and qualification documentation is generated  and  maintained according to Site requirements, as detailed in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

  • Develops new and revises existing SOPs, as necessary, as the IT group matures

  • Participates in internal and external audits, as needed

  • Manage, support, and troubleshoot Windows servers (from WinServ2k to WinServ2012)

  • Provide support and configuration of virtual environment

  • Manage user and group access rights to Network File Shares

  • Manage file restores of Network Shares per request by user and/or work groups

  • Participates in network planning and provides input on selection of network and server - hardware, operating systems, and utilities

  • Recommends, defines, and maintains documentation with respect to network/Internet related standards, policies and maps in a GMP environment

  • Contributes to the completion of specific projects and may lead some project

  • Frequent inter-organizational and outside vendor contacts

  • Represents the site in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects or support activities

  • Supports all GMP servers in a validated state from initial commissioning to final decommissioning, including all support package installations through proper GMP change Control.

  • Performs back up of servers for disaster recovery preparedness

  • Works closely with other IT teams to resolve technical issues

  • Create, maintain, and review Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

  • Provide the Service Desk, local techs, and admins with continual escalation support

  • Provide continual support for all GMP computers listed in site inventory, to include backups as per approved SOP

  • Provide desktop support as needed

  • Provide terminal server support including but not limited to Citrix

  • Provide continued hardware/software guidance to the local user community

  • Provide support of Active Directory and Exchange Servers

  • Provide support and configuration of Cisco ASA firewall and general network security

 

*key responsibilities may differ among employees with the same job title and may change over time, in accordance with business needs.

 

LEADERSHIP QUALIFICATIONS:

  • This role currently has no direct reports to manage, but they must embody considerable leadership skills to be successful (including effective intrapersonal and cross-functional communications both written and verbal, relationship building, agility and adaptability)

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree and at least 7 years significant experience in IT work including design, installation, configuration, support, and maintenance

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Bachelor's degree in information systems or computer science

  • Demonstrated  strong organizational skills

  • Demonstrated ability  to work  independently and multi-task in a fast, priority-switching environment

  • Strong communication and problem solving skills

  • Experience in a regulated environment (Biotech, Financial, etc.)

  • CCNA, VMW, VCP and MCP certification or above

 

Compensation and benefits are very competitive. They include a base salary, performance bonus, stock options and profit sharing. Our benefits include health, vision, dental and life Ins, 401(k) with match & PTO

 

To be considered for the position, please send your resume to Brooklyn.borges@partnertherapeutics.com

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