Senior Systems Engineer

Technology - Corporate IT Woodland Hills, California


Description

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure 100% availability of the infrastructure that across multiple global sites.
  • Monitor and maintain health, performance, and security of all infrastructure components.
  • Perform architecture and capacity planning, software and hardware upgrades.
  • Script/automate tasks. Maintain and improve efficiency of the infrastructure processes.
  • Adhere to the change management and other established processes and procedures.
  • Contribute knowledge, skills, and personal qualities to a dedicated team of top engineers solving real-life problems in a bleeding-edge, high-performance, and high-traffic environment.
  • Evaluate and analyze systems, performance, issues and metrics in order to provide recommendations for continuous improvements.
  • Maintain infrastructure documentation and operational knowledge base.
  • Respond to and troubleshoot incidents. Conduct root cause analyses.
  • Participate in a scheduled 24/7 on-call rotation for second tier support escalations.
  • Ability to manage and drive medium to large projects.
  • Mentor other Engineers and Admins.             

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4+ years of experience with Cloud Platforms (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Expert knowledge of Active Directory and related Microsoft services and applications.
  • 4+ years as a domain administrator in a Windows environment with 300+ servers.
  • 4+ years of experience with virtualization.
  • Expert knowledge of cloud integration platform
  • High proficiency with asset management, health management, and event management tools.
  • Strong scripting/automation skills (e.g. VB, PowerShell, WMI, Perl)
  • Demonstrates proficient critical thinking skills.
  • Strong knowledge of networking, OSI layers 1-7, including IPSec and IPv6, clustering, firewalls, and load balancing.
  • Ideal candidate is a strong team player, quality conscious, has excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills, and is highly self-motivated.
  • Expertise in network services and protocols, authentication and encryption techniques.
  • Experience supporting end-user facing infrastructure.
  • Familiarity with agile processes preferred.
  • Mid/High-level Microsoft and Cloud certifications.
  • ITIL v3 certifications.