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Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Shakopee, Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 08-06-2017
Senior Systems Engineer                                                                                  REQ# 5688
Position Overview:
The IT Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for the planning and engineering of Entrust Datacard systems infrastructure.  This includes operational and project work across multiple server and storage technologies.  This position will need breadth in many technologies and depth in multiple.  The environment is mostly VMWare and Windows with some Linux.  This position will report to the Manager, Core Infrastructure.
  • Standard system administration duties including server install, system component/application install and patch management. Windows problem determination, resolution and root cause analysis on Windows 2003/2008/2012 (including R2) servers, and VMWare vSphere and HorizonView
  • Provide hardware engineering and support on Cisco UCS, Intel x86_64 servers
  • Execute on strategic Systems Engineering projects as assigned from end-to-end (design, implementation, support)
  • Powershell or other scripting experience an asset
  • Support and maintain Microsoft Active Directory (2008 R2, 2012 and 2012 R2)
  • Design, support and maintain systems and services in Public Clouds (AWS/Azure)
  • Provide management of non-networking portions of Big-IP F5 Load Balancers
  • Support and maintain Microsoft Exchange and Office 365 mail environments
  • Respond to support requests and participate in a 24x7 on-call support rotation and off-hours maintenance windows
  • Standard Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administration duties including server install, user administration system component/application install and patch management
  • Responsible for maintaining and creating relevant and up to date infrastructure documentation for all deployed systems and cross-training other team members
Basic Qualifications
  • College or University degree
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience working in medium and large size IT Infrastructure Organizations
  • Experience with Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 (including R2), Red Hat Enterprise Linux (or similar distribution) and VMware (vSphere 5.x)
  • Proven experience managing large and complex Microsoft Exchange mail environments
  • Proven ability to multi-task between rapidly changing priorities and managing time effectively while still being engaged to broader team efforts via email, IM, and meetings
  • Knowledge of server hardware on Intel x86_64 platforms
  • Significant experience working in a virtualized environment (VMWare ESX)
  • Experience working with Microsoft PowerShell
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as collaborating as a project team member
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and processes and become a subject matter expert
  • Must be able to lawfully work within the US and have unrestricted work authorization for US
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Cisco UCS
  • Experience with Cloud Infrastructure (AWS or Azure)
  • Experience with BigIP F5
  • Experience with VMWare HorizonView
  • Experience with Symantec NetBackup
  • Experience with Solarwinds Orion monitoring and alerting platform
  • Experience with Netapp Storage
  • Experience with RHEL and/or Oracle Linux system administration
  • Experience with Microsoft Hyper-V
About Entrust Datacard
Our growing company relies on curious, dedicated and innovative colleagues to anticipate the future and provide solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure world. Entrust Datacard technologies and expertise help government agencies, enterprises and financial institutions in more than 150 countries serve and safeguard citizens, employees and consumers. Each year, our solutions secure billions of transactions — and every day, our technologies issue and manage more than 10 million secure identities. How do we do all of this? Together.
Join us. Together we’ll create solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure life.
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Entrust Datacard Corporation is an EOE/AA/Veteran/People with Disabilities employer.
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