California School Employees Association
CSEA is seeking a Systems Engineer to create efficiencies through advanced technical support for networking, cloud and desktop issues. The Systems Engineer ensures the performance and security of network and systems infrastructure to enable faster and smarter business processes. The Systems Engineer acts as an expert to technical and non-technical users to maximize use of hardware and software capacity. This position is in San Jose, CA.
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Evaluates performance of operating systems
Installs, configures, tests and maintains operating systems, software, and system management tools
Performs complex upgrades
Performs system development tasks including design, integration and testing
Provides operational support
Plans and coordinates changes to network infrastructure and operating systems
Configures, tests, deploys application software
Detects and corrects operational problems
Writes scripts to standardize and automate processes
Maintains network standards for security, documentation and disaster recovery
Applies security settings or access permissions
Configures, tests, deploys patches, virus and malware protection, office application suites and/or application software
Designs and implements system security
Standardizes disaster recovery and preventive procedures
Documents processes, resolves issues
Creates technical documentation
Documents complex operational and troubleshooting procedures
Develops procedures to respond to system outages or emergency situations
Troubleshoots network or platform performance
Provides high level (Tier 2) support and guidance to IS staff and administrators
Documents support procedures for routine Tier I support tasks
Plan, design, and integrate applications
Prioritize and manage multiple projects
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
Cisco routers, firewalls
Scripting skills using Perl, Ruby or Python
Familiarity with databases and financial systems such as Great Plains is a plus
Analyze data, problem-solve, and communicate solutions
Be a team player
Think, act strategically
Show creativity, initiative and exercise independent judgment
Remain calm and think clearly under pressure
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
5 years experience installing, configuring, troubleshooting and monitoring operating systems, networks, application software and system management tools.
BS/MS degree in computer science, engineering, systems analysis, database administration or a related field.
Certifications in technology and network systems from firms like Microsoft, Oracle, Linux or Cisco and in disciplines such as project management
CSEA is a union representing over 250,000 classified school employees who work in school districts and community colleges. We are dedicated to improving the lives of our members and the students they serve.
Benefits of working at CSEA
We have an excellent salary and benefits package with 17 paid holidays, 5 weeks vacation after 7 years, medical, dental and vision benefits for you and your family, pension and annual step increases.
If you are creative and passionate about serving our communities, our schools and our members, then CSEA is the employer of choice for you.
Please apply on our web site at www.csea.com/employment Upload your resume with a cover letter that explains your qualifications, interest and career goals.