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Systems Engineer - Senior Job

Full Job Title: Systems Engineer, Sr

Job Number: 1705771

Location: Tampa, FL

Date Posted: 11-30-2017

The Senior Systems Engineer designs, documents, implements, monitors, and supports Unix, Linux, and SAN systems, services, and applications to meet the business requirements of the organization.

Essential Functions:
  • Designs, documents, implements, monitors, and supports Unix, Linux, Sun Solaris, HP/US, Suse and SAN systems, services, and applications
  • Designs, documents, plans, implements, monitors, and supports enterprise storage, backup, and disaster recovery solutions
  • Plans, configures, manages, monitors, and supports SAN infrastructure including EMC CX and DMX SAN, IBM DS SAN, and Brocade SAN switches
  • Plans, configures, manages, monitors, and supports SAN fabric design, zoning, optimization, and fault-tolerance
  • Responds to alerts or emergency issues within 15 minutes during normal business hours and when on-call
  • Reviews new technologies against business requirements to identify opportunities for process, performance, reliability, or data management, storage or backup improvements and to identify opportunities to reduce costs
Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in information systems or information technology or related field or equivalent experience
  • Expert knowledge in Sun Solaris and/or SUSE or Red Hat Linux systems design, documentation, implementation, monitoring, and support as demonstrated by no less than 5 years experience working in Information Technology as a Unix / Linux architect, engineer, or administrator with responsibilities to include the following:
    • Solaris and Linux implementation, configuration, performance, tuning, administration, and support
    • Creating, documenting, and implementing standards and automation in a Unix / Linux environment
  • Strong knowledge of SAN and SAN fabric design, documentation, implementation, monitoring, and support as demonstrated by no less than 3 years experience working in Information Technology in a role that included primary or shared responsibility for architecting / engineering or administering SAN and SAN fabric solutions in Unix / Linux environment to include the following:
    • Enterprise SAN implementation, configuration, performance tuning, administration, and support
    • Enterprise storage or backup design, implementation, administration and support
    • HBA implementation, configuration, performance tuning, administration, and support on Unix / Linux hosts
    • Implementation of multi-pathing software such as EMC Powerpath or Veritas DMP on Unix / Linux hosts
Certifications:
  • At least one of the following certifications; more than one certification or advanced certifications, preferred:
    • Standard Certifications
      • Solaris Administrator
      • SUSE or Red Hat Administrator
      • Linux
      • SAN design certifications
    • Advanced Certifications
      • Advanced version of the certifications above
      • Certifications in other areas related to Unix, Linux, or SAN such as:
        • Security
        • Performance Tuning
        • Network Configuration
      • Certifications on multiple OS versions (e.g. Solaris 8.x, 9.x, and 10.x)
  • Additional certifications in network or systems design, implementation, or diagnostics or in any of the following areas, preferred
    • Internet Technologies and Routing (e.g. Web, IIS, Apache, BGP)
    • Firewalls and Network Security (e.g. Cisco PIX, intrusion detection, vulnerability scanning)
    • Authentication Security (e.g. smartcards, tokens, biometrics)
    • Network Management and Diagnostics (e.g. HP Openview, Sniffer)
    • Database Administration (e.g. MCSD, Oracle)
    • Enterprise Network Storage (e.g. SAN, NAS, Mirroring, Clustering)
    • Veritas Enterprise Storage and Backup Management Products
Computer Skills:
  • Type 25 words a minute for data and configuration entry
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, Project and Outlook
Other:
  • After hours work may be required for upgrades to production systems to avoid system downtime during business hours
  • Must be able to work assigned hours and be available to participate in on-call rotations
  • Must be able to be available for after-hours support via cell phone or pager 24x7 when on call
  • A valid driver's license and the ability to drive are required to allow for infrequent (less than 5%) travel to remote sites for support and installations as necessary

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