Systems Engineer I

Holston Medical   •  

Kingsport, TN

Less than 5 years

Posted 244 days ago

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General Summary: The Systems Engineer I supports and administers the customers computing environment. The Systems Engineer I will work on strategic technologies for Microsoft, Citrix, and VMWare initiatives, and the underling compute and storage area network (SAN) infrastructure. Works in a team environment to help design, document and administer the end to end compute environment. The Systems Engineer I takes daily direction from the Senior Systems Architect and reports to the Chief Technology Officer.

Main Responsibilities:
• Support and maintenance of the Microsoft and Citrix environments
• Support of the VMWare virtual environment
• Support a Cisco based UCS elastic private compute cloud
• Support and maintenance of an EMC based storage environment
• Support and monitoring of backup and data protection environments
• Perform analysis, capacity planning, and performance planning of all compute components
• Perform daily monitoring of the compute environment
• Identify and resolve performance issues in compute and virtualization environments
• Support change requests received for the compute environment
• Research new technologies, recommend enhancements and configuration changes to improve and optimize the compute environment
• Document policies and procedures to support the compute environment and participate in the design and ongoing refinement of procedures and policies
• Interface with users, external vendors, and customers as necessary
• Coordinate and collaborate with other Information Technology teams
• Ability to work on a project team
• Ability to work nights and weekends as required and participates in on-call rotation

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
Requirements Education/Experience/Knowledge:
• Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) in computer science or related field
• 1+ years’ experience in Information Technology, preferably in a progressive healthcare environment

Knowledge (strongly preferred):
• Windows administration (AD, DNS, DHCP, SQL, Group Policy, PKI, networking, etc.)
• Office 365
• Experience virtualizing high performance Windows systems
• Microsoft server 2008/2012 x64
• VMWare ESXi/Vmotion/Virtual Center/HA/DRS/SRM
• Citrix/CAG/Presentation Manager/Netscaler/Application Streaming
• Cisco UCS, MDS and Data Center technologies
• Antivirus and host based security
• Analytical and problem solving skills
• Strong team player – collaborates well with others
• Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal, and time-management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize own work
• EMC, Microsoft, Citrix, and VMware entry level certifications a plus

Knowledge (preferred):
• EMC SAN administration - VNX, XIO, FAST, RecoverPoint, and UniSphere
• Data protection – Avamar, DD, VDP, Veeam, Backup Exec (backup and recovery)
• SCCM 2012 and OSD
• PowerShell/Windows scripting
• VMWare Horizon View
• Understanding of enterprise networking in a LAN/WAN environment
• Understanding of data center design (power distribution, cabling, cooling)
• Understanding of high availability, disaster recovery, business continuity, RTO, RPO

Physical/Mental Demands:
Combination of walking, sitting, standing, bending, reaching, and lifting. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Occasional stress from balancing multiple tasks.