Systems Engineers ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of information systems that support core organizational functions and customers. This is achieved by monitoring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all operating systems assigned. The Systems Engineer will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of IT systems.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Fully functional and self-directed Provides formal mentorship High complexity assignments- owner Moderate complexity assignments – owner (1 or >) Low complexity assignments – provide oversight/review Regularly lead self and others and/or established as Product SME and/or established as specialist Sees the whole picture and adjusts work accordingly Determines need for and Responsible for installing and configuring server operating systems and build/utilize OS provisioning repositories where available Writes batch and shell scripts for computer systems automation and information gathering. Review computer systems performance and identify, recommend and implement corrective actions Documents server design run books and mentors other with less experience Develop guidelines and installation instructions for software programs and code upgrades Build Operating system patch deployment schedules to efficiently execute mass patch deployments Build code deployment methodologies and create run books for others to utilize Responsible for storage configurations and general understand of SAN Storage and tools Participate in the execution of Disaster Recovery exercises and own specific server tasks Possess a full understanding of server hardware components, including blades, enclosures and/or physical servers Knowledgeable with network design, components and computer systems interactions
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position does not have direct reports but may mentor less experienced associates in the role.
RECRUITING INFORMATION Specific hiring needs may vary by location, industry, client, internal department and other business related factors. The qualifications section lists examples that may be used as guidance when populating required and preferred skills sections of recruiting requisitions / job postings.
QUALIFICATIONS Required Typically requires a minimum of 4 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience OS Platform Requirements (varies on OS platform of position): Windows 3+ years hands on administration of Windows OS environments VMware 3+ years hands on administration of VMware environments Linux 3+ years hands on administration with RHEL or other Linux environments HPUX 3+ years hands on administration of HP-UX OS environments Solaris 3+ years hands on administration of Solaris OS environments AIX 3+ years hands on administration of AIX OS environments
Preferred ITIL Foundations Certified Understands the competitive landscape from both a business and technical perspective OS Platform Preferred Requirements (varies on OS platform of position): Windows: Microsoft Certified Technology Specialists ﴾MCTS﴿, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) VMware: VMware Certified Professional – VCP Linux: Red Hat Certified System Administrator HPUX: HP-UX Certified System Administration Solaris: Oracle Solaris 10 System Administrator Certified Professional AIX: IBM Certified System Administrator – AIX 7