Massachusetts Institute of Technology IT Support Assistant 3 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
IT Support Assistant 3
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Urban Studies & Planning
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Architecture & Planning
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10 hrs/wk - schedule to be determined
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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
IT SUPPORT ASSISTANT 3, Urban Studies and Planning-Senseable City Lab (https://senseable.mit.edu/) (temporary, part-time, 10 hrs/wk.), to review, analyze, update, and suggest ways to improve IT infrastructure, data storage, and data management systems by using the latest tools and standards according to the current state-of-the-art in IT management. Responsibilities include upgrading the lab's IT infrastructure from a software perspective; configuring and enabling firewalls; using endpoint management tools; reviewing password policies, access policies, and the user memberships for different servers; creating unique, non-privileged accounts for each user; creating and maintaining an inventory of systems that includes device ownership, contact information, and network configuration and an application inventory; assessing the lab’s website from a security perspective; suggesting and implementing tests to assess the accessibility and security of each new lab webpage; documenting all work; and observing applicable data retention policies of completed projects. Full description available at https://bit.ly/3uwT29o.
Schedule to be determined. This is expected to be a six-month position. 2/24/21