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Reference # : 17-00341 Title : Systems Engineer
Location : Irvine, CA
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : 5 Years Start Date / End Date : 03/15/2017 / 08/31/2017  
Description
Sr. Systems Engineer
Responsibilities:
? Provide specialized technical expertise in researching and resolving complex technology infrastructure problems which may involve coordination of hardware and software vendor support. Advise department team members on procedures, techniques, and requirements to insure maximum performance and availability of the server infrastructure
? Conduct implementations, conversions, and upgrades in a manner consistent with Standard Operating Procedures within company maintenance windows; including change management procedures
? Author technical documentation such as systems and data center diagrams. Work closely with vendors on implementation of products and services. Support data center facility and services and proactively monitor the health of all systems located at the data centers and take appropriate action when required. Performs after-hours systems support, installation, and maintenance as required
? Ensure security and operational standards and procedures are maintained in accordance with Health Care Company IT compliance requirements, HIPPA standards, and industry best practices
? Perform risk analysis to identify IT security issues and remediating plans
? Identify and/or mitigate operational risks where appropriate
? Monitor compliance with risk mitigation/remediation plans, and address non-compliance issues appropriately
? Lead major IT systems related projects from start to finish.
? Provide feedback on project status, milestones, and risks.
? Recommend areas for improvement in both processes and systems.
? Communicate effectively with supervisors, peers, project managers, and stakeholders.
? Excellent interpersonal skills including written and verbal skills with the ability to create and maintain strong relationships with members of cross departmental teams and team members. Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects.

Requirements:
Required Qualifications (Must haves):
? Undergraduate degree or equivalent 10+ years of Systems Engineering experience
? 5+ Years of experience with Server Hardware installation, maintenance and configuration: Cisco UCS Blade System, Client ProLiant Servers
? 5+ Years of experience with Virtualization, Datacenter Migration & Disaster Recovery: VMware ESXi & SRM
? 5+ Years of experience with NetApp and FC and NFS Storage Protocols
? 5+ Years of experience with MS Server OS installation, configuration and troubleshooting: Windows Server 2003-2012
? 5+ Years of experience with Active Directory (2008 and above) administration, configuration and troubleshooting
? 3+ Years of experience with MS Exchange (2010-2016) administration, configuration and troubleshooting
? 3+ Years of experience with Backup Technologies installation and maintenance: Veritas NetBackup

Preferred Qualifications (Nice to haves):
? MS SQL Server 2005 - 2016 installation and troubleshooting
? 3+ Years of experience with Citrix XenApp (6.5 and above) Installation, Configuration and Troubleshooting
? Desired Certifications: MCSE, VCP, CCNA, CCAA Citrix XenApp
? Strong documentation skills along with working knowledge of MS Project.

Sample activities and Projects:
Setup VMware SRM between two datacenters for full failover capability
Migrate Production servers from one datacenter to another
Deploy over 100 new servers in a VMware environment at two different datacenters
Ongoing support of NetApp storage at two different datacenters
Ongoing support of Cisco UCS FlexPod environment at two different datacenters
Ongoing support of the VMware infrastructure at two different datacenters
Ongoing support of the Veritas NetBackup environment at two different datacenters
Ongoing support of Client servers at different remote sites