13 days old
2018-04-112018-05-09

Sr Systems Engineer

Columbus, OH 43219
  • Job Code
    613763

Sr. Systems Engineer:


Job Summary:


The System Engineer researches, designs, and implements server infrastructure technologies while performing core support functions for the virtual and physical infrastructure across Windows, Linux and Containers on-premise and on the cloud. This position exists to ensure that the retail server infrastructure operates optimally while meeting or exceeding all functional and capacity requirements. This individual will provide ongoing systems administration including monitoring, maintenance, and troubleshooting on a daily basis. Provide support to address the availability and reliability issues on systems (Server OS, disk storage, and backup solutions) across multiple locations.


This position requires on-call availability and performing work after-hours including weekends.


Some travel to remote facilities is required.


Essential Job Functions:



  • Designs, implements, and supports server solutions utilizing Windows 2012 and 2016 operating systems, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
  • Design and support of data protection technologies. Various protection technologies such as clones, snapshots, NAS, SAN replication, backup, tape devices, etc.
  • Supports server hardware. This includes the ability to design, install, configure, and diagnose operating server and storage server systems both on-site and with remote diagnostic tools.
  • Supports cloud infrastructure. This includes working knowledge of Azure and AWS infrastructure components and automation, SaaS and PaaS.
  • Automation and instrumentation. This includes automation of existing run books using scripting languages and platforms such as PowerShell, Ansible, System Center, Puppet, and Chef.
  • Recommends and utilizes management tools to support server infrastructure. This includes System Center, VMWare VRealize Automation and Operations.
  • Maintains and enhances monitoring agents' deployment, configuration thresholds, and licensing tracking and administration across all platforms for all customers.
  • Maintains and enhances security related components, such as PKI certificates, CIS Benchmark hardening configurations, and various encryption cyphers.
  • Creates/maintains documentation and procedures pertaining to the supported OS platforms and versions, disk storage solutions and backup and recovery solutions.
  • Participates in and/or facilitates strategic planning and development associated with future design, performance, and capacity management with other retail operating organizations.
  • Leads and collaborates with other support teams with the remediation of compliance requirements.
  • This position supports infrastructure components that may be subject to one or more regulatory audit and compliance requirements.


Requirements:



  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field or related technical experience and certifications.
  • Minimum two years of experience with DevOps s and working knowledge of DevOps practices and technologies.
  • Minimum five years of experience with Windows Server Operating Systems in an enterprise environment.
  • Minimum five years of experience in automation of run books using scripting languages and platforms such as PowerShell, Ansible, System Center, Puppet, and Chef.
  • Minimum five years of experience with RHEL in an enterprise environment.
  • Minimum five years of experience with VMware ESXi virtualization in an enterprise environment.
  • Minimum five years of experience with server hardware platforms in an enterprise environment, preferably Cisco UCS.
  • Minimum two years of experience with Azure and AWS infrastructure components and automation.
  • Minimum of five years of experience with security related components, such as PKI certificates, CIS Benchmark hardening configurations, and various encryption cyphers.
  • Minimum five years of experience with disk storage and backup/recovery solutions in an enterprise environment. (perferrably CommVault Backup solutions; Netapp or Hitachi storage solutions)
  • Minimum five years of experience with one or more of the following management tools: Active Directory, Group Policy, NetApp's OnCommand Unified Management and Performance Manager, VMware vCenter, Cisco Central, Microsoft SCOM, SCCM, SCORCH, Microsoft WSUS in an Enterprise Environment and CommVault Management.


Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities:



  • Strong technical troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, customer service, computer and computer application skills.
  • Strong verbal, written communication and documentation skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of server and disk infrastructure hardware, Active Directory, Centrify, Windows and Linux servers.
  • The ability to work within change control procedures and maintenance windows.
  • The ability to work in a collaborative environment as well as independently.

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