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Sr Systems Engineer

Company: TalentFish LLC
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Sr Systems Engineer
Primary Location: Chicago, IL
Position Type: Direct Hire
TalentFish is casting a line for a Sr Systems Engineer. This is a hybrid direct hire role in Chicago, IL (western suburbs). The Senior Systems Engineer is an Infrastructure Subject Matter Expert within the Global Systems Engineering team responsible for recommending, designing, planning, building, upgrading and managing Server systems, storage platforms, backups, virtualization, cloud and other related systems and applications across the global enterprise. The role will lead execution of global infrastructure projects, ongoing support and also required to mentor and train other staff as part of the digital transformation.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in IT or a related field or equivalent combination of certifications, training and experience.
  • 7+ years of advanced systems engineering experience and expertise
  • One or more advanced technical certifications including MCSE, VCP

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    Core Qualifications (Required)

    • 3+ years of strong hands-on experience working with Hyper Convergence technologies including Client Simplivity Stack or similar solutions such as Nutanics must have Hyper Convergence experience!
    • Advanced expertise and experience with Microsoft technology stack including Active Directory, GPO, Windows Servers
    • Minimum 3+ years of hands-on experience with Cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS, IaaS, PaaS, M365, O365 and others.
    • Strong experience and expertise with VMWare 5.0 6.7 and Veeam environments.
    • Experience with Powershell and other automation/scripting technologies.
    • Experience or knowledge of Software deployment platforms including Desktop Central or Microsoft SCCM, IT asset and patch management tools
    • Strong administrative, consulting and analytical skills,
    • Ability to communicate technical issues to non-technical personnel, effectively coordinate and organize multiple tasks and work autonomously with minimal supervision
    • Strong attention to detail and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to write and present information and documentation
    • Communicate effectively and efficiently with all company associates and business units including executive leadership
    • Maintain awareness of industry best practices and partner with management to ensure these are applied appropriately
    • Ability and desire to develop professionally and help mentor others

      Preferred Qualifications (Nice to have)

      • Experience or knowledge of AS400 is a plus

        WHAT YOU'LL DO:
        Job Responsibilities:

        • Evaluates emerging technologies and keeps current with industry trends and improvements.
        • Strong knowledge with on-premise servers, storage, backups, public clouds, IAAS, PAAS, and SAAS.
        • Responsible for leading effective design, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of server systems hardware, software and related IT infrastructure
        • Strong knowledge of Active Directory, GPO, DNS, DHCP, SSL, TLS, SSO, Certificates, PowerShell scripting and automations
        • Work with Application and Store Systems teams to ensure approved security policies are implemented.
        • Perform capacity planning, ongoing performance tuning and resource optimization as required of all servers and related systems.
        • Perform root cause analysis related to service disruptions and implement changes to remediate the problems.
        • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs.
        • Responsible for disaster recovery, business continuity, and data backups and recovery process and procedures.
        • Manage systems backups and monitor system performance and ensure appropriate tuning as necessary
        • Responsible for escalations from IT engineers and providing timely, quality support on issues routed by the Service Desk
        • Leads and participates in regularly scheduled after hours maintenance and system patching cycles
        • Mentor other staff though leadership, guidance, support and training as required
        • Develop and implement IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, standards, and service provision.
        • Maintains a broad working knowledge of the full range of the companies IT portfolio
        • Participates in IT projects with skills in planning, organizing, prioritizing and delivering IT Projects as assigned

          TalentFish is an employee-owned company pioneering a new realm in talent acquisition. We are redefining IT staffing by evolving AI, video screening and our unique platform. TalentFish focuses on providing the best employee, consultant, and client experience possible.
          At TalentFish we are an Equal Opportunity Employer we embrace and encourage diversity!

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