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Systems Engineer II
Ref No.: 17-13981
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Job Title; Systems Engineer
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Duration: 6+ Months of Contract


Job Description:
The Systems Engineer is responsible for creating and maintaining availability and performance in mixed UNIX and Windows environment for non-production, and production environments. This individual works as part of a results-oriented, service-delivery team and assists configuration analysts, architectural system engineers, application developers, and all operational teams. Additionally, the Systems Engineer perform will perform root cause analysis of problems, incidents and automated deployment or management tools and actively participates in deeply technical discourse.

Responsibilities
• Assist in the design, planning and implementation of server solutions for management of multiple OS level systems
• Manage Installations and configuration of HW platforms (Client, DELL, UCS)
• Tune systems for maximum available performance
• Respond to and assist in production operations in a 24/7 environment.
• Evaluate, test, and integrate new operating system versions, drivers, and patches with all Business Units and operational teams
• Provide technical analysis and incident resolution for all aspects as needed
• Provide coordinated support to developers, operations staff, system engineers, release engineers, and end-users
• Educate and mentor team members and operational staffs on developed and designed process
• Participate in a weekly on-call rotation for after-hours support
• Application support and administration for Ansible, Puppet, SCOM, VMWARE, AD and other mission critical applications

Requirements

Degree in engineering discipline or equivalent experience in Systems Engineering and Operations
Linux Operating System (RedHat, Centos, Ubuntu) 5+ years of experience
Understanding and experience with low-latency, high-performance Linux environments
Horizontal and vertical scaling for performance and high availability
Advanced Linux administration and engineering
Advanced Linux kernel and network tuning
Windows Active Directory (2012, 2016) 5+ years of experience
Domain Trust
Powershell
GPO Management
DNS
Certificate Authority
Vmware 5.5 and above
Vcenter Networking
vRealize
VSAN
Hardware Experience
Client DL Series
Client Blade Chassis
Dell R6x R7x Series
Cisco UCS Blades and Chassis

The ability to review and build automation and configuration management
Advanced scripting (any combination of Perl, Ruby, Bourne, Python, and others)
Automation tools (Puppet and Ansible)
Proficiency in Solaris
Top-tier analytics and problem solving
Ability to work in a service-oriented team environment
Project Management, organization, and time management
Customer focused, and dedicated to the best possible user experience
Communicate effectively with both technical and business resources