As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours is seeking a Midrange Systems Manager to join our team in Jacksonville, Florida.
At Nemours, each Associate plays a vital role in supporting the delivery of world-class pediatric care to the children we serve. The team based at our home office in Jacksonville, Fla. provides essential administrative, financial and technical support to Nemours operations across all locations.
The Midrange Systems Manager’s role is to oversee all aspects of the Midrange Systems Admin team for Nemours which includes managing and administering the enterprise’s Linux, AIX and Sun Solaris systems, Oracle and SQL databases as well as server hardware, software and storage environment.
Responsibilities include the management of software such as Spectrum Protect, Oracle, SQL, Cache, server virtualization software, Electronic Medical Record (EMR). In addition, server operating systems such as Windows, Linux, AIX and Sun Solaris. This also includes the maintenance of the enterprise infrastructure such as server hardware, storage area network (SAN), backup infrastructure and network attached storage (NAS).
The manager will coordinate the Midrange System team’s staff to ensure proper support is available and will focus on day-to-day operations. This position will provide technical leadership in matters directly pertaining to servers, storage, decision making, problem solving, developing procedures, and conducting meetings.
Assist the Director of Systems Admin in designing short term and long term plans to ensure that the Systems Admin services meet existing and future business needs.
Lead projects by defining project requirements, evaluate hardware/software and make recommendations, estimate project tasks, and will provide industry knowledge in performing tasks associated with administration responsibilities.
Focus on reducing the impact the team has on causing delays in operations or increased financial expense, patient, or customer dissatisfaction.
Manages daily activities to achieve service level standards, values, protocols and work rules. Manage the work of staff and applies the operating policies and compliance for assigned areas.
Provide direct supervision over a technical team including directing staff, counseling staff, setting annual performance goals and conducting performance reviews.
Provide high-level input to system architecture changes and support to application teams with items such as patch management, installation, and support of the applications with their respective vendors.
Implement technologies and processes to insure the security, capacity, survivability, and availability of all Systems Admin equipment.
Research new products, services, and procedures relating to the Midrange Systems Admin environment and, weigh according to business needs, make recommendations accordingly. Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Negotiate with vendors and contractors to secure and renew infrastructure-specific products and services.
Assist in budget preparation, procurement and expense management of all assigned areas while adhering to operating policies and compliance procedures.
Additional miscellaneous duties and responsibilities may be assigned from time to time by employee’s manager.
Provide advanced assistance to others in the department with software development enhancements.
Work with management to develop voice strategies to support the needs of the organization.
Accurately document instances of hardware failure, repair, installation, and removal.
Stay current on technological aspects of the position.
Provides on-call off hours support as needed.
Excellent team, interpersonal and communication skills
Clear, analytical thinking and problem solving ability
Strong organizational skills
Planning skills and ability to prioritize
Ability to handle problems in a calm and responsive manner
Decision making ability
Associate's Degree required.
Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years' experience required.
***External Applicants - Please be advised if you apply to this position, you will be asked to take an assessment as part of the application process. This could add an additional 20 to 45 minutes, based upon the assessment that corresponds with this position. Please allow yourself enough time to complete the test, as you will not be able to save your application and come back to complete it at a later time. Do not use your mobile phone to apply to this position; our assessment is not compatible with mobile devices at this time ***
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.