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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 11/1/2016

MIT Lincoln Laboratory Lexington, MA

Lexington, MA
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Systems Administrator

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is seeking an experienced Systems Administrator. This person will be responsible for installation, configuration and maintenance of the Open Text ECM system supporting the Laboratory’s internal content and document management activities. The candidate will work closely with IT and customer groups at the Laboratory to deliver high-quality, customer-focused solutions and support services that provide substantial value to the business. This position reports to the System Administrator Team Lead in the Information Services Department.


Day-to-day support and monitoring of enterprise class content management system in clustered environment for availability, performance, applying patches and updates
Installation and configuration of Open Text Livelink (Clustered Environment)
Install and configuration of Web infrastructure components (e.g. Web Servers and Web Server Plug-ins)
Assist in installation of third party integration products (e.g. portal connector, Google Search Appliance)
Deployment, administration and operational support of (PROD, QA, DEV) environments for multiple projects
Monitor system performance and capacity
Manage user groups, permissions, and security.
Technical consulting on the use and integration of enterprise content
Provide system and document workflow support
Partner with business users, architects, developers and testers to recommend application infrastructure and understand system design
Maintain disaster recovery procedures and participate in disaster recovery testing
Maintain ECM environment documentation
Participate in product evaluations


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience
5+ years of IT and business work experience with enterprise content management systems
2-4 years prior Enterprise Document Management Systems/?Content Management systems experience
Experience with Open Text Livelink (clustered environment)
Understanding of Apache HTTP Server
Experience writing and running SQL statements on Oracle
Microsoft Server 2003/2008 experience
Linux operating environment (Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5)
Shell scripting languages e.g. Windows PowerShell, Korn, Born and/or C Shells.
Strong business acumen
Excellent skills in communication, negotiation, consensus building, analysis, research, and problem solving
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, appropriately escalate issues, prioritize and meet deadlines
Ability to learn new technologies and disciplines quickly
Ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance

Desired Skills:

Basic knowledge of Java/J2EE application servers (e.g. Tomcat)
Experience with Oracle 9i/10g/11g
Knowledge of database backup and maintenance procedures
Experience with WebSphere Application/Portal Server
Open Text Certifications
Microsoft Certified Developer (MSCD) or Microsoft Certified Engineer (MSCE)
Knowledge of Disaster Recovery replication and failover solutions

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.


Since 1951, when MIT Lincoln Laboratory was established to build the nation's first air defense system, the Laboratory has been applying advanced technology to solve problems critical to national security. Decade after decade, our people have envisioned incredible technology - and projects that start out as vital to national security often become just as vital to the everyday technology of the future. More than 700 patents have been granted for technologies developed by the Laboratory’s staff. And in the past two years, Lincoln Laboratory has been awarded eight R&D 100 Awards that recognize the year’s 100 most technologically significant innovations.

If you’d like to contribute to U.S. National security in an environment of incredible innovation, consider bringing your career to MIT Lincoln Laboratory.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to realizing our vision of diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our enterprise.

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