Senior Systems Engineer in New York, NY

$100K - $180K(Ladders Estimates)

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP   •  

New York, NY 10019

Industry: Legal & Accounting


5 - 7 years

Posted 35 days ago

  by  recruiter-profile-pic  Kaley Brock


The Senior Systems Engineer will be a member of the Data Center & Network team on-site in the New York office. This person will be responsible to support services, both regionally and globally. As a part of the team, the responsibilities will include projects, system maintenance, day-to-day tickets and support, documentation and participation in the on-call rotation.


  • Lead architecture, implementation and support of storage and backup systems and services;
  • Lead architecture, implementation and support of all physical and virtual servers/systems;
  • Manage the data center environmental systems, including UPS and AC;
  • Create concise and easy to follow documentation (logical, physical, procedural, planning, and informational), to facilitate system support;
  • Mentor and train staff on supported systems (i.e. storage, servers and virtualization);
  • Implement systems and utilize tools (i.e. SolarWinds Orion), in order to ensure security, high availability and performance, in 24/7/365 production environment;
  • Develop system standards, operating procedures, and business continuity (BC/DR) plans;
  • Develop utilization metrics for capacity planning and makes recommendations;
  • Develop PowerShell scripts for the purpose of creating queries, automating processes and performing troubleshooting;
  • Support Data Center systems and services such as VMware, Citrix XenApp, Citrix NetScaler, file monitoring (Varonis) and file sharing (SFTP);;
  • Manage projects from conception through closure, including project charters, status documents, etc.;
  • Work closely with technical owners of applications to securely plan, deploy, and troubleshoot new or upgraded systems;
  • Perform and presents after action reviews (AAR), for incidents with supported systems; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferably in computer science, systems, information technology, management information systems or related field;
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE);
  • NetApp Certified Data Administrator, ONTAP; and
  • VMware Professional Certification (VCP)


  • Minimum 5 years experience focused on Data Center systems support, configuration and implementation, in a primarily Microsoft based environment;
  • Minimum 5 years experience architecting and building high availability, high performance storage systems, using NetApp (i.e. ONTAP, OnCommand, WFA);
  • Minimum 5 years experience architecting and building high availability, high performance VMware server systems (i.e. ESXi, vCenter, SRM, VSC);
  • Minimum 5 years experience architecting and building Microsoft Windows servers (2008, 2012, 2016, 2019) and services;
  • Minimum of 5 years experience managing technical projects from concept through closure; and
  • Minimum of 3 years experience developing and using PowerShell to query, automate and troubleshoot, desired.


  • Excellent customer service skills;
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills;
  • A strong understanding of good security processes and procedures;
  • Ability to effectively execute multiple IT projects and deadlines with limited supervision;
  • Independent thinking and troubleshooting;
  • A strong sense of focus and excellent attention to detail, while working in a fast-paced and energetic environment;
  • Enthusiasm and adaptability, able to acquire new skills and knowledge quickly; and
  • Experience with change and production control procedures.

This position is located in our New York office. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including medical, dental, and vision care, 401(k), and substantial health club discounts.

Valid Through: 2019-12-4

$100K - $180K