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SYSTEMS ENGINEER/SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER
Systems Engineer/Senior Systems Engineer
The Human Resources Department announces the
position of Systems Engineer/Senior Systems Engineer,
reporting to the Senior Director, Technical Services.
Responsibilities include: develop department
standards for server configurations, working closely with the Director on patch
management strategy and incorporating industry best practices; assume primary responsibility for supporting and
maintaining assigned Tier 1 and Tier 2 production systems running Windows
Server or UNIX/Linux, VMware, Oracle and MS SQL Server databases, networking
equipment, and SAN technology; audit work of less experienced personnel and
provide technology coaching/mentoring; architect, install, configure, and
maintain new server hardware and software following departmental policies; develop,
implement, maintain, and monitor backup schedules in conjunction with
Applications personnel; architect, manage, and monitor integration of cloud-based
solutions such as platform-as-a-service (Paas) and Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS);
develop, implement, maintain and monitor backup schedules in conjunction with
Applications personnel; write UNIX shell scripts or PowerShell scripts to
automate processes and for problem resolution; maintain documentation of
systems configurations and procedures, including diagrams; assist customers in
diagnosing application issues and work to schedule application of patches,
software updates and hardware upgrades; take a lead role and/or participate in
the development and testing of disaster recovery processes and procedures; monitor
assigned systems, communicate capacity or performance issues, and take
appropriate actions regarding emergency procedures; contact hardware and
software vendors to resolve hardware outages and software defects, and follow
problems through to their resolution; other
duties as assigned.
Systems Engineer: At least 2 years of
applicable experience; 2+ years of experience in administration of Windows
Server operating systems and Microsoft Active Directory; knowledge of and
experience with UNIX/Linux operating systems and VMware or Hyper-V
virtualization; knowledge of and experience with at least one major server
hardware product family; knowledge of and experience with database technology
including Oracle or MS SQL.
Sr. Systems Engineer: At least 5 years of
applicable experience; 5+ years of experience with database technology
including Oracle and MS SQL; in-depth knowledge of UNIX, Linux, VMware and
Windows Server operating systems.
Working knowledge of TCP/IP networking: networking topology, protocols and services (i.e. TCP, UDP, DNS, DHCP, NFS).
Knowledge of and experience with SAN and NAS based storage technologies.
Knowledge of network and server security practices.
Ability to be on call 7x24 for support of production systems.
Certification in any of the technologies explicitly a plus.
Demonstrated ability to solve problems without direction.
Ability to complete tasks on time and handle multiple priorities.
Internal Application Deadline: August 27, 2014
External Application Deadline: Until Position Is Filled
Starting Date: As Soon As Possible