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Senior Systems Engineer

  • Location: ny, NY
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Ref No: 22-00797
  • Date: February 04, 2022
  • Pay: $110000.0 - $125000.0 per Year USD
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Job Description - Senior Systems Engineer

  115-125k base salary + bonus

Position Summary:

We are seeking a Senior Systems Administrator to join a team of engineers dedicated to managing critical infrastructure supporting the US economy. Responsibilities include design, implementation, support and maintenance of Wintel/VMware server/storage infrastructure across the environment. The primary objective is to ensure the reliability and resiliency of the production systems.

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and at least 10 years experience in a Wintel Server environment
  • Extensive experience with VMware vSphere / vRealize Automation and Operations
  • Experience automating server build / config
  • Experience with PowerShell script development
  • Enterprise storage experience (EMC VMAX, Isilon, ScaleIO)
  • Experience with Cisco MDS and /or fiber channel
  • Experience installing, administering, and troubleshooting software and hardware in large, mission critical, 24x7 production environments, preferably banking or similar financial institutions
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, users, and all management levels
  • Must be able to work as part of a team as well as alone with minimum supervision

Qualifications Desired:

  • Experience with EMC AppSync, EMC RecoverPoint
  • Familiarity with REST API for managing infrastructure

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Third Level production support for Microsoft Windows Server environment
  • Automation of O/S Patching, Hardening, and Compliance
  • Automation of virtual server provisioning
  • Server Contingency Testing - contribute to DR/BCP validation testing efforts
  • Comply with Change Control standards
  • Comply with Security and Risk controls
  • Test/automate deployment of upgrades - hardware, O/S, drivers, firmware, patches, etc
  • Server Documentation/Procedural Documentation - create installation instructions for Network Operations for server modifications in the production environment
  • Audit Compliance - test and implement security settings to ensure server compliance with security and audit requirements; familiarity with industry standards such as NIST, ISO, CIS, PCI, and FFIEC very helpful

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