Careers at ThermoFisher Scientific

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About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and approximately 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance and management of Symantec ITMS Management Suite 8/8.1 with a focus on Patch Management, Software Management, Inventory and CMDB Solutions
  • Creation of Managed Software Delivery policies with a strong understanding of detection and applicability rules to insure proper targeting
  • Creation of custom data classes used with Inventory solution to gather data not included in default inventory
  • Maintenance and management of the server infrastructure supporting Symantec ITMS
  • Working with application and server “owners” to create appropriate collections, establish regular patching schedules, and ensure appropriate delegation of rights to manage the software/patch deployments.
  • Working with our Information Security teams to create and provide regular reports to show security compliance. Assisting with any special ad-hoc requests as needed for individual events.
  • Sets and enforces standards, policies and operational practices around the deployment of system software and security patches. Ensures that all such standards are documented, available and used by the Operations staff.
  • Provide training to the Operations staff as needed on use of the system; will be responsible for writing and publishing Knowledge Base articles and FAQ’s as needed.
  • Provides guidance, training and mentorship to the junior staff on the Operations teams, helping to develop a knowledgeable and competent staff.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Five years of prior paid professional experience supporting and maintaining server hardware and operating systems, either Unix/Linux or Windows, in an “enterprise” environment.
  • Three years of paid professional experience deploying and maintaining an Altiris/Symantec ITMS Management suite installation in an enterprise environment
  • Background and experience working in an enterprise environment with mature Incident Management, Change Management and Problem Management processes.
  • Solid communication skills, both written and verbal, are a hard requirement for this lead position. Must be able to work with and communicate effectively to a broad audience with varying technical backgrounds in a globally diverse business culture.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills with a proven ability to logically work through a problem to its successful resolution.
  • Ability to work calmly through high-pressure situations.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or other technical field is desired. 3 years of additional direct and applicable professional experience in the IT field may be substituted.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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