Project Name:About the Company:
Enhancing Detection Expansion – Clinical Laboratory Information Management System – Modernization (CLIMS-MO)
Please provide a short description of the project:
The Expert IT Specialist will be part of a team responsible for development and maintenance of the Wadsworth IT infrastructure on which laboratory applications reside. This position will support, maintain and develop processes to ensure availability and performance of critical resources including but not limited to servers, network, daily backups, file shares and cloud presence.
Please provide a full listing of the day to day tasks to be performed by the Consultant:
The IT Specialist (Expert) will be part of a team responsible for development and maintenance of the Wadsworth IT infrastructure on which laboratory applications reside. This position will support, maintain and develop processes to ensure availability and performance of critical resources including but not limited to servers, network, daily backups, file shares and cloud presence which allow COVID-19 projects to proceed. This consultant will support the server and network architecture and technologies to host and support COVID-19 data and applications, back up COVID-19 data, support access to file shares for COVID-19 activities, and design and support the cloud architecture and technologies. The IT Specialist will develop infrastructure scalability designs to aid in reliable, accessible data. The IT Specialist will ensure that systems have a higher availability and capacity for user access to meet needs as well as build, increase and maintain our footprint.
Which Service Group is required?
What is the number of staff being requested?
(maximum of 5)
Which Job Title Category is required?
Which Skill Level is required?
How many Candidate Response Forms are being requested per Contractor per position? (1 or 2)
When is the Target Start Date?
When is the estimated completion date?
Is this a Full or Part-Time Position (Full time is considered 40 Hours Per Week)?
What are the daily work hours? (note if negotiable or list preferred start and end time):
8:00 – 5:00pm with one hour unpaid lunch, preferred
Where is the Home Base Region?
Where is the work office located? Enter Building Name (if known) Full Street Address, City, and ZIP
Biggs Laboratory, Empire State Plaza, Albany NY 12337
What type of software is typically used by the agency?
Agency is a VMware/Linux/Citrix/Windows shop.
What type of hardware is typically used by the agency?
Agency is a mixed-use shop using ESX hosts on Dell and HPE hardware.
Position Mandatory Qualifications
Works in the field of Information Technology, experienced in the usage and support of a collection of development platforms, technical architectures or business applications and products that run on those platforms - beyond that of a Programmer.
Candidate is able to provide guidance to large teams and/or has extensive industry experience and is considered at the top of his/her field.
84 months experience planning, implementing, managing, and troubleshooting VMware products
84 months of experience in an enterprise data center environment working with storage arrays, storage area networks and data backups.
84 months of experience in planning, implementing, managing and troubleshooting Citrix farms.
72 months experience with testing, troubleshooting and deploying applications, upgrades and operating system security updates in a virtual environment
72 Months of experience in automating jobs via scripting languages for virtual environments and/or storage arrays
60 months experience in coordinating with network teams to implement and debug changes in a 3 tier architecture
12 Months experience using an Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) System, i.e. ServiceNow
Bachelor's degree in science/technical field
Citrix certified integration architect
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer or VMware Certified Professional
Requested Qualifications Must Always Total 80 Points For Maximum Score
Additional Information Requests:
Are there additional security requirements for the Authorized User?
Yes. Authorized user must sign confidentiality forms. May be subject to fingerprinting. Will need State Driver or Non-Driver's identification card for issuance of building access. Internet/computer use permissions and possibly standard VPN permissions will be required.
Will additional training possibly be required during the Engagement?
If Yes, provide description of anticipated training.
• Program staff will provide informal user training so that the candidate can get an understanding of the application from an end user perspective.
• Mandatory training requirements will be required of consultants to inform of important policies and procedures that affect day-to-day operations and interactions to achieve an overall better workforce and environment.
What type, or manner, of Knowledge Transfer is requested during the engagement?
Consultant will work with staff and transfer knowledge to state staff or their other consultants, including written documentation and the following:
a. Conducting technical training sessions.
b. Conducting one-on-one technical training.
c. Developing programming guidelines / standards.
d. Developing coding examples and distributing them to co-workers.
e. Conducting code review and critique.
Is travel anticipated during the Engagement?
PSI INTERNATIONAL, Inc. (PSI), founded in 1977, is a Fairfax,Virginia based company that provides a blend of technology, health science, and social services support services to our clients throughout the world. PSI came of age as a traditional information technology company. Through the years we have acquired and developed outstanding subject matter expertise in health sciences and social services, as well as substantial knowledge in other technical disciplines. The broad spectrum of services we offer supports the missions of organizations that greatly impact those living in our communities.
Continuous process improvement is the foundation of our corporate Process Improvement Program. We structured our standard project management processes to conform to the Software Engineering Institute’s (SEI’s) Software Capability Maturity Model (SW-CMM). Our CMM-compliant management practices ensure high levels of consistency and quality. PSI is one of fewer than 2,000 organizations worldwide to have been independently assessed at CMMI Level 3. Our infrastructure support is governed by our ISO 20000-certified discipline and processes.
PSI’s outstanding blend of subject matter and technical expertise is supported by a disciplined management infrastructure and sound corporation. Our subject matter expertise allows us to appreciate the intricacies of our clients’ requirements and our technical expertise ensures that we can satisfy them. Our CMM-compliant approach to management ensures high quality and repeatable results. Our ethics and sound financial and administrative corporate practices ensure that we will be here to support our clients’ organizations in the long term.
1,000 to 1,499 employeesIndustry:
Business Services - OtherFounded: