Very poor management structure
Systems Analyst, Intermediate (Former Employee) – Pittsburgh, PA – October 30, 2015
This was the first time in my career I had worked in an application development environment, so I had a lot to learn. I was hired to administer the 55 servers that they used in the development of the Identity Management System (IMS). This required me to do day to day administration of the application and web servers, promote any changes (bug fixes, etc.) to the Test system for testing, and then promote any final changes to the production system. I worked with the developers to troubleshoot issues with the IMS system or the servers by providing them with log files, etc. I learned how to read C# source code and how to administer .NET Framework. I learned how to write simple SQL queries. I worked with the other IT departments in UPMC on a daily basis (server team, Linux support, network security, Exchange support, Citrix support, SQL/Oracle support, etc.).
Flexible schedule, generous vacation time, work from home one day a week.
Very poor management structure, major projects were not planned properly, many managers that should not have been managers.