Senior Systems Engineer

  • Modis,
  • Oakland, CA
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Architecture, Backup and Recovery, Cisco, Database, Development, Disaster Recovery, DNS, Exchange, Flash, Hardware, Java, Linux, Management, MySQL, mysql, Networking, Networks, Oracle, Perl, PHP, PowerShell, Programming, Project, Protocols, Ruby, Scheduling, Security, SMTP, VMware, VPN, Windows
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Position Summary

The Senior Systems Engineer is a senior level engineering position within IT Services. He or she is a member of the IT Infrastructure team within IT Operations. They will be expected to provide senior level technical leadership in supporting systems infrastructure in support of business operations. He or she is expected to have expert level knowledge of the technical architecture and infrastructure components (hardware, systems software, network topology and configuration).

Potential Responsibilities
  • Design, create, communicate and execute the Enterprise Virtual Infrastructure Strategy for . Develop Enterprise Virtual Stack capabilities, both internal, hybrid and external, and all cloud service types; IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS, and different platforms such as: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud and other Cloud integration technologies.
  • Advise on how to better develop or sustain technology assets through process improvement or cost savings initiatives. Analyze existing products and infrastructure, understand how to leverage existing investments and introduce best of breed, emerging infrastructure. Help design, architect and implement new capabilities that address any gaps and provide an integrated end to end scalable, enterprise-class service.
  • Coordinate and manage the collection of data from system owners and the scheduling and conducting of interviews with staff to validate data center consolidation efforts through the collected data.
  • Utilize high degree of expertise in current data center and end user computing technologies, including disk and all flash based storage, backup and recovery technologies, infrastructure security technologies, server, network, virtualization, cloud concepts, software-defined data center concepts, and competency to work on broad, highly-visible, strategic projects in an extremely complex and evolving technical and business environment.
  • Coordinate activities with Enterprise Architects, app development, service delivery and project teams.
  • Provide deep technical expertise with regards to MSFT Exchange/LYNC as well as Virtual stack configuration utilizing CISCO/VMWARE and Storage vendors.
  • Interface directly with our strategic Cloud Service Providers; collaborate with Infrastructure, Architecture, Production Operations and Application Development organizations as the field representative on the support and development of current and future Cloud System design and development phases, providing advice, interpretation, and review of Enterprise Cloud architecture and design principles.
  • Work closely with our Operations team and Enterprise Architecture team to ensure optimal design for application performance and availability.
  • Document best practices in developing and deploying infrastructure solutions, and feed them into s knowledge base as best practices for our service provider partners.
  • Lead architectural review forums and governance initiatives.
  • Review and assess impact of proposed scope changes to the future state architecture.
  • Exercise in-depth knowledge of supported business process. Consult with the Program Management Office to ensure alignment and identify when it is necessary to modify the enterprise architecture to accommodate project needs, or vice versa.
  • Maintain an up-to-date roadmap to ensure successful enabling and execution of the Enterprise Architecture direction.
  • Routinely provides technical guidance to junior team members and to the architecture and development teams. Demonstrates leadership in providing education on advanced technical concepts.
  • Perform on-call responsibilities for production support of enterprise infrastructure as needed. This may be required on off-hours or on weekends.

Technical Skills
  • More than 5 years of professional experience providing technical solutions and leadership in Enterprise Operational environments. Technical experience includes data center operations support in large enterprise networks and environments including the implementation and support of Windows and LINUX computing environments.
  • Expertise in Virtualization technologies and best practices from across industry and their practical application to computing technologies such as automation and virtual servers. Hands on experience with VMWare ESXi platform, version migrations and VCenter management, VDI support.
  • Hands on knowledge of NetApp storage configuration and management.
  • Must have demonstrated expertise in these areas: Systems administration (Linux and/or Windows), Load Balancing.
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure architecture, database architecture and networking
  • Strong experience with Active Directory, Remote Desktop Services, DirectAccess, Clustering, Network Access Protection, Dynamic Access Control, DirectConnect, and others. Experience with complex mutli-domain environment a plus.
  • Knowledge of AWS cloud infrastructure (EC2 management)
  • Knowledge of Datacenter infrastructure including DNS, PXE, DHCP, NTP, SMTP, Security
  • Must have knowledge of MS Exchange/LYNC and O365, Networking (DNS, IPsec, BGP, VPN, Load Balancing) , Databases (MySQL, Oracle, MSSQL, Programming / scripting (PowerShell, Java, Perl, Ruby, C#, and/or PHP)
  • Experience with infrastructure disaster recovery planning & implementation SRM experience preferred.
  • BA or BS degree in Information Systems, Engineering, Data Science, Analytics, or CS preferred
  • Exposure to security concepts / best practices
  • Knowledge of Routing Protocols, SSH, Network Monitoring / Troubleshooting tools
  • Ability to work independently and meet aggressive deadlines

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor s degree (B.A. or B.S) from four-year college or university or equivalent technical certification is desirable. At least five (5) years of experience in relevant technologies.

** If you are interested in this position and have specific questions about the opportunity or would like more information about the role please contact Spencer Jerome at 925-948-1221or by email at spencer.jerome[at] **

Company Information

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