Sr. Systems Engineer

Direct Hire. Growing Company.

  • Vista, NE
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A bit about us:

Leading global product development, design, engineering, and manufacturing firm based in the Greater Kansas City Area. We offer a unique suite of product design services with the expertise to deliver only the most effective solutions. We have enjoyed explosive growth in recent years and know that our employees are our most valuable resource and continue to be the driving force behind our success. We strive to provide a collaborative work environment and are always searching for top talent.

Why join us?

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Growth Opportunities

Job Details

This position will report directly to the Global IT Director with a primary focus on improving all of technology stacks by identifying, architecting, deploying, and administering infrastructure solutions within a mid-sized corporate environment. The Senior Systems Engineer will be focused on administration of all major systems within the organization. This role will include acting as technical lead for global initiatives as needed particularly in the area of acquisitions and infrastructure integrations and lead strategic system planning and design for future technology rollouts. This will include develop standards, procedures, documentation, monitoring and disaster recovery for all business-critical infrastructure solutions as well as mentor and cross train junior helpdesk staff on new and existing solutions.

Must be able to complete a drug test as well as a background check. Travel may be required in certain situations. Must be a local candidate able to work both onsite and remotely.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science or a related field, education may be substituted for experience, certifications are a plus.
  • Highly desired - experience with company mergers and acquisitions and leading infrastructure integration projects between companies.
  • 5+ years’ experience in hands-on role within a corporate setting as a Systems Engineer\Administrator role (or higher) working on multiple infrastructure solutions including VMWare/vCenter, storage systems, servers, network equipment, cloud-based solutions, helpdesk solutions including asset management and imaging, and various other industry standard infrastructure solutions.
  • Strong knowledge of O365 and Active Directory (multiple domains and trusts, GPO) with a focus on integration into a single domain.
  • Strong understanding of PowerShell and the ability to automate redundant tasks, provide ad-hoc reporting, and develop tools for migrating data between domains/systems.
  • Deep understanding of operating system concepts, services, and security requirements.
  • A solid understanding of networking/distributed computing environment concepts.
  • Experience managing SDWAN configuration using Meraki network equipment.
  • Familiarity with supporting systems running production databases (Oracle and SQL).
  • Superior troubleshooting skills and ability to correlate seemingly unrelated events to discover root causes.
  • Ensure health of all infrastructure systems by maintaining supplier maintenance contracts of hardware and software, following a technology refresh policy, replacing depreciated assets in a timely manner, and ensuring all system are fully patched.
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and automate processes when possible.
  • Establish and recommend policies for systems and services.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills. Capable of writing proposals or papers, acting as a vendor liaison, making presentations to customers or client audiences or professional peers, and working closely with upper management.
  • Acts as technical lead for senior and junior helpdesk staff.
  • Participates in global initiatives with peers from other countries.
  • Ability and willingness to work on-call and respond to production failures.

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