Sr Systems Engineer

  • CBTS,
  • Blue Ash, OH
  • 2 days ago
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Backup, Cisco UCS, Cloud, Firewall, Microsoft Windows Server, Linux, Systems engineering, VMware, Storage, Replication, Veeam
Full Time
$85,000 - $100,000
Travel not required

Job Description

CBTS is searching for a Systems Engineer to join one of our Engineering teams located in Ashburn, VA (about 30 miles west of Washington, DC) of Cincinnati, OH (Blue Ash 15 miles north of downtown Cincinnati). If you are ready for the rewards, challenges and responsibilities that come with working in a high-energy, fast-paced environment, then read on!

This is a direct hire/Fulltime role that requires the candidate to be onsite.  NO C2C or Sponsorship available for this role.

The successful candidate will be directly involved in the support and maintenance of our client’s cloud and colocation customers. This position will serve as a second or third-line support for enterprise level customers, troubleshoot various advanced issues with networking and on Linux and Windows servers, escalate tickets to various vendors, and handle in-depth troubleshooting of issues encountered by customers, tier 3 technicians, and systems analysts. The Systems Engineer will also be responsible for planning, deploying, and maintaining back-end infrastructure as well as providing supervision and guidance for junior personnel. 




This is a summary of the responsibilities of the Systems Engineer. This is an initial guideline of the position to use as a base. As with all roles there may be aspects added or removed based on the needs of the company.


  • Support and maintenance of cloud and colocation customers.
  • Support enterprise level customers troubleshooting issues towards resolution.
  • Manage various advanced issues with networking and on Linux and Windows servers.
  • Escalate tickets to various vendors, and handle in-depth troubleshooting of issues encountered by customers, tier 3 technicians, and systems analysts.
  • Responsible for planning, deploying, and maintaining back-end infrastructure.
  • Responsible for server management and virtualization
  • Work with Network Engineers to maintain the Cisco UCS computing platform
  • Work with Network Engineers to maintain networking and firewalls
  • Manage customer requirements for vSphere environments (vCenter, ESXi, UM), Veeam Backup and Recovery and Zerto Replication
  • Support Linux administration, Windows administration, DNS, ssh, RDP, and related RFC’s.
  • Work closely with Sales Engineering to create customer solutions
  • Participate in regular “on call” shift rotation with other team members


About you:

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 8 years of experience, preferably with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field. Appropriate VMware VCP certification or history can suffice for this requirement. This position is on-site at either our Ashburn, VA or Cincinnati, OH (Blue Ash) location and cannot be done remotely.


The successful candidate will also have:

  • Strong background in server management and virtualization
  • Possess and maintain current and working knowledge of VMware including VM deployment and architecture, storage configuration, performance troubleshooting, and fault isolation
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Linux administration, Windows administration, DNS, SSH, RDP, and related RFC’s
  • Experience with Veeam Backup and Recovery
  • Experience with Zerto Replication
  • Experience with creating or editing process documentation
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent technical writing skills (Training, RCAs, etc.)
  • Ability to work closely and professionally with customers
  • Ability to rotate shifts with other team members and availability for on-call shifts



Additional preferred qualifications include:

  • Experience with infrastructure networking
  • Experience with Cisco UCS
  • Experience with firewalls (Cisco, Meraki, Sophos)
  • Experience with AWS, Azure, or other public clouds
  • Current VMware VCP DCV (or higher) Certification
  • CCNA level or higher Cisco Certification
  • VMCE Certification
  • ZCP Certification


Cincinnati Bell Technology Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


Company Information

Wherever the journey takes your enterprise, CBTS has you covered. Whether your challenge is developing a cloud strategy, assessing security vulnerabilities, or developing an interactive experience for your customers, you need a partner that understands your strategic goals as well as your technology requirements. That partner is CBTS. From consulting to implementation to ongoing optimization, we combine deep technology experience with the expertise of professionals who bring a personal approach to all things cloud and beyond.

Dice Id : 10119424
Position Id : 6911341
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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