Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned scientific research facility on Long Island's North Shore, is seeking someone to help administer the Linux portion of a heterogeneous network, and maintain existing software applications.
The scope of responsibilities includes day-to-day operations, as well as project-based and programming-oriented work. You will help to administer 200+ Red Hat variant Linux servers including large, SATA-based storage arrays, blade technology, and other server architectures. You will maintain authentication schemes using LDAP-derived technologies. You will work as part of the Lab's system administration team, and will help to set the Lab's IT policy and direction.
- 1-3+ years working as a Linux Systems Administrator
- Ability to write scripts in some administrative language
- Knowledge of NFS, TCP-IP, DNS, RAID, authentication (NIS, LDAP, AD)
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills; capable of training users in applications and operating system fundamentals and writing basic documentation.
Desirable Background and Skills
- A degree in computer science or related job experience.
- Programming experience in any applicable language.
- Administers a small, uniform site alone or assists in the administration of a larger system.
- Works under the general supervision of a system engineer or systems manager.
- Performs additional IT related tasks, as assigned by management.
- Performs weekend on-call functions.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
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Soudruh wrote:First Post.
So for those who aren't familiar with the concept of Decentralized Democracy, it is this: Ensuring as much of 'the vote' is in the hand of each citizen as possible, and ensuring that decision-making leaders are held closely to those they represent. (A politician writes the best law that will work for the citizenry, he does not actually take direction for them.)
In line with this idea is the concept of the money vote. Since whenever we buy a product, it is basically saying that you are okay (or ignorant of) the process through which that service or product came to be. The money vote funds a lot of bad and good activity, such as cluster-bomb manufactures and companies that actively crush labour movements, as well as corporations moving for zero-waste production and restoring seed diversity.
The most comprehensive guide for putting your money where your mind is is "The Better Shopper" Guide; A book that grades and categorizes all groceries and basic amenities for the consumer, telling them who is naughty and who is nice. The flaw of the book, despite it's easy layout, is that it is one more thing to do and the average Joe is too lazy to do it. A far more significant flaw is that it becomes outdated fairly quickly as companies actively shift their policies, merge, or separate.
With the advent of RFID-reading Cellphones however, the system could be kept up to date, trouble-free, and placed in a tool that everyone carries with them as is, should someone write a program that could be downloaded onto the phone. I do not have programming experience, but people like Randall seem to be able to make their GPS computers sing sweet music to them. Is there interest and advice on developing a program to this end? It would require the user to order 20 items in list of priority (labour rights over environment, GM Product over labour rights, etc.) The cellphone's RFID reader would have to recognize the chip, which contains the name of the producer. The name would be run through an NGO-owned database and it would run through the 20 item list. If there is more good then bad according to the user's preference, you would get a curt 'go-ahead' signal from the phone. The consumer would know they are not funding a company that opposes their ethics.
I believe it has huge potential, especially if the feedback can be sold to corporations. Companies would change faster knowing that the effect on their sales would be immediate, regardless of how ignorant about the business the consumer may be. I could see a lot of interested investors for the idea too.
Could such a program be written up with say, Python? Are there people here interested in the idea or knowledgeable about current limitations? If you feel you are, please tell me what you have to say, a little about yourself, and if you would be willing to take on the project.
Daniel Adaszynski, of British Columbia
Soudruh wrote:In line with this idea is the concept of the money vote. Since whenever we buy a product, it is basically saying that you are okay (or ignorant of) the process through which that service or product came to be. The money vote funds a lot of bad and good activity, such as cluster-bomb manufactures and companies that actively crush labour movements, as well as corporations moving for zero-waste production and restoring seed diversity.
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Sr. Software Engineer - Platforms
Malwarebytes is a leading provider of anti-malware software solutions to consumers and businesses alike. Our flagship technologies and products protect more than 80 million computers around the world! In the highly competitive security software sector, we have earned an international reputation for our rapid response and high success rate in combating new malicious threats.
It’s simple, be passionate, committed and excited about designing and developing cutting edge systems. If this sounds like you, let’s talk. This can be a remote or onsite position
What you’re going to do:
- Develop systems for the collection and storage of Big Data and leveraging Cloud computing systems such as Amazon Web Services (AWS).
- Develop cross-functional analytics services
- Develop systems for the automating testing and analysis of malware and other threats.
- Design, Create, Use and Contribute to both internal and Open Source libraries.
- Design and develop large scale REST-Based APIs.
- Unit Test, Document and Peer Review.
- Scripting Languages - PHP preferred, Python
- Development Languages - Java, C, C++
- Database - MySQL, MongoDB, Bigtable (BTS), Hadoop (or other "big table" solutions)
- Web Portal Development
- Source Control - SVN, Git
- Network Protocols - HTTP, DNS, etc
- Proactively communicate with a distributed workforce
- Work and Learn Independently, without the need for micro management
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Product / Technical Support - EMEA - Location: Finland
Malwarebytes is a leading provider of anti-malware solutions to consumers and businesses alike. Our flagship technologies and products protect more than 80 million computers around the world! In the highly competitive security software sector, we have earned an international reputation for our rapid response and high success rate in combating new malicious threats.
Product / Technical Support - EMEA - Finland
In-depth knowledge of and the ability to build, setup, reconfigure, manipulate software and hardware.
Ability to setup and test in an emulated/virtual environment, such as; VMWare, Virtual Box, Virtual PC
Proficient with windows domain and workgroup network infrastructures
Ability to convey detail instructions verbally and in writing, a creative thinker and problem solver.
Participate on Malwarebytes Forums and Helpdesk, addressing technical issues posted by users and customers as assigned.
Create report of the daily issue reported from either forums or helpdesk tickets.
Speak / Writes English and German or French, Spanish would be a plus
Prior Experience working with malware removal tools and security software, supporting Consumer, Corporate & Enterprise customers to positive outcomes.
Recent Customer facing experience; telephone or email.
Accept Tier 1 / Tier 2 consumer and enterprise calls via emails and forum posts, to understand and replicate the issue presented, then provide the appropriate solution to the issue.
Strong configuration, troubleshooting and debugging skills relating to hardware, drivers and software issues
Design, set up, configure, troubleshoot and manage corporate networks / home networks
Proficient in installation, configuration, maintenance of SQL server or equivalent databases
Proficient in Windows OS, XP, Vista and 7 as well as Windows Server 2003, 2008
Proficient in Windows Command lines, scripting structure and syntax.
Ability to work with distributed teams.
Prior experience working with Anti-malware, Antivirus, firewall and security software a plus
Job Location: Helsinki, Finland – no relocation is offered for this position
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