Senior System Engineer

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Job Description

The Senior Systems Engineer’s role is to assist with design, installation, administration, and optimization of company servers and systems. This includes ensuring the availability of client/server applications, configuring all new implementations, and developing processes and procedures for ongoing management of the systems environment. Where applicable, the Senior Systems Engineer will assist in overseeing the physical security, integrity, and safety of the data centers and data within.

General Duties And Responsibilities

  • Develop strategies for client/server implementations; implement solutions that support these systems.
  • Maintain server infrastructure including but not limited to patching, upgrading and securing systems such as VMware, Citrix, Windows Server, Linux, Exchange, and M365/Azure components.
  • Reviewing CVE’s and plan remediation when applicable, working with third parties and internal applications team to implement.
  • Ensuring policies and procedures are met regarding user provisioning and terminations.
  • Provide systems support as needed
  • Evaluating and improving/implementing automated procedures.
  • Provide evidence for audits such as SOX, FERC, and PCI.
  • Provisioning cloud resources
  • Evaluate business needs and recommend appropriate solutions
  • Act as project lead in the implementation of new server systems, applications, and hardware; conduct capacity planning as needed.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with network engineering, business application, and database administration function to ensure availability, reliability, and scalability of corporate and SCADA environments to meet business demands.
  • Participate in on-call and after-hours support as needed

Position Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • PowerShell or other scripting languages
  • Familiarity with VMware, Citrix XenApp & ADC, Windows Server, Linux, Active Directory, Group Policy, MS Teams, SharePoint
  • Azure and AWS experience preferred
  • M365 and Exchange
  • General knowledge of storage technologies such as SAN, NAS, SAS
  • Knowledgeable about DNS, DFS, DHCP, SSL/TLS
  • Experience with various on-premise and cloud Backup solutions and strategies.
  • Develop and maintain lab and test environments.
  • Experience with server performance tuning, data traffic analysis and monitoring tools.
  • Experience with Cyber Security best practices for Corporate and SCADA environments.
  • Knowledge of CMMS technologies.

Experience/Education:

  • University degree in the field of computer science or management information systems or a related discipline.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Business process and reengineering experience, as well as an understanding of the relationship between processes and policies, is required.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is required
  • 3 years of equivalent work experience in a senior technical analytical position responsible for managing server environments is required.

Travel:

Travel to terminals and data centers when needed.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee must occasionally position, transport and/or move up to 40 pounds, such as computers and peripherals.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to:
    • Be stationary for long periods of time;
    • Work in confined or restrictive working spaces;
    • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel;
    • Reach with hands and arms above the head and to ground level;
    • Push and pull material and equipment from one place to another;
    • Communicate with and exchange information verbally and in writing;
    • Operate a motorized vehicle during the work shift;
    • Move about in an office environment;
    • Work using repetitive motion.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Work requires physical efforts associated with using the computer and phones to access information.

Working Environment:

The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is:

  • Regularly in an office environment.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

This position is required to be performed at the work site during regularly scheduled hours. Physical presence at the work site is required.

This job description is not intended to describe in detail the multitude of tasks that may be assigned, but rather to provide the incumbent with a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of his/her position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of this position.

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