Platform Administrator

The person/group who manages access and configuration for a SLATE platform.

Examples:

  • The core SLATE team that develops and operates the SLATE Reference Platform
  • A multi-institution science collaboration operating a distributed data delivery service

Responsibilities:

  • Manage SLATE edge clusters within the platform (including certificates and the identity management)
  • Manager virtual organizations within the platform
  • Monitoring the platform for software and hardware failures, notifying Edge Administrators of local issues as necessary
  • Maintaining consistent versions of the SLATE Platform across sites
  • Upgrading SLATE services as appropriate
  • Deploying and maintaining out-of-band logging and backups
  • Provide reports of resource utilization by research organization
  • Serves as operations point of contact, including platform security