System Engineer

BGC Partners   •  

Chicago, IL

5 - 7 years

Posted 157 days ago

Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) (NASDAQ: NMRK) is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. We provide a fully integrated platform of services to prominent multinational corporations and institutional investors across the globe, as well as to occupiers, owners and developers of real estate on a local, regional and national level. Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently owned offices, NKF's more than 14,000 professionals operate from more than 400 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents. Job Summary: NKF Global Technology team is seeking an experienced System Engineer.The System Engineer supports and leads successful design, implementation and technical support of our Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) product-related goals including data migrations, data integrations, and product upgrades.  The System Engineer works closely with TRIRIGA developers and IT/Infrastructure teams to integrate technologies for data management and data migration processes. Essential Job Duties:

  • Install, configure, maintain, upgrade, and supportdatabase environments for NKF’s Vision Platform
  • Manage all aspects of server/client installation, configuration, networking, testing, and backup
  • Support and lead data migration and data integration activities including the process for mapping data and developing the scripts needed for the utility to operate
  • Drive innovative technical solutions to meet the product team’s requirements
  • Understand and exhibit experience in a wide range of hardware, operating system environments, peripherals, and utilities
  • Support the setup and implementation of single sign-on (SSO) for IWMS applications
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Foster positive relationships with internal stakeholders and account managers
  • Develop and conduct internal training for data migrations and data integrations
  • May perform other duties as assigned

 Skills, Education and Experience:

  • BS/BA in Computer Engineering or Computer Science
  • Minimum 5years of IT, DBA, and/or infrastructureexperience
  • Minimum 3years developing data integrations among applications, databases, and ETL layers
  • Minimum 3years of experience in Oracle (9x-12g) and/or MS SQL Server (20xx)
  • Proficiency in Shell/Perlscripting, RMAN, import/export, hot backups, RAC, materialized view replication, standbys, and Datagaurd/Databroker
  • Background in IBM TRIRIGA development and/or IBM TRIRIGA Certified is a plus
  • Experienceworking with industry-specific web-based applications such as IBM TRIRIGA, IBM Maximo, and ARCHIBUS a plus
  • Break/fix incident experience is a plus
  • Proficient in SQL scripting
  • Experience in the Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS) industry a plus
  • Experience providing domain expertise around a specific area of system architecture and software development with a focus on real estate and facilities management systems preferred
  • Experience in high-availability solutions/clustering, advanced server provisioning technologies/techniques, disaster recovery planning, and performance tuning
  • Develop efficient system design solutions based on existing application experience and knowledge
  • Serves as primary consultant for infrastructure and data management decisions
  • Strong understanding and command of the SDLC methodologies
  • Strong business process knowledge, specifically pricing, availability, customer service, account management, and fulfillment
  • Technical writing skills for technical specification and as-built documentation

 Working Conditions: Normal working conditions with the absence of disagreeable elements. Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

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