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Sr. Systems Engineer
Saint Paul, Minnesota  |  Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on October 27, 2021
Job Id #49445 Posted July 29, 2021

Years Experience:

  • 5+ years of infrastructure/systems engineering experience


  • Significant experience in deploying, upgrading, and managing VMware and VMware related infrastructure components (vSphere, NSX, ESX, vCenter, VEEAM, Platform Service Controller, etc.)
  • Experience with configuring fabric-based compute platforms such as Cisco UCS.
  • Moderate experience with modern enterprise storage technologies, Netapp, EMC
  • General understanding of geo replication of data.
  • Knowledge of Fiber Channel zoning.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of PowerShell and PowerCLI and/or other object-oriented scripting languages
  • Basic understanding of devops practices
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with integration of storage, data communications/ networking, and security implementations
  • Experience with design, build and configuring enterprise storage arrays from the ground up
  • Demonstrated ability to migrate workloads between storage and compute technologies
  • Experience with storage technologies and operating knowledge on storage solutions and the benefits of different technologies
  • Broad cross-disciplinary perspective with demonstrated competency in two or more of key IT technologies (e.g., server operating systems, virtualization, storage/SAN, system backups, security)
  • 5+ years of infrastructure/systems engineering experience
  • Ability to work in a geographically diverse business environment
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization
  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance


  • BA degree required


  • Lead Infrastructure core service engineering, and product lifecycle management
  • Maintains accurate current state diagrams, documentation, and other data sources in a consistent and replicable manner.
  • Identifies tasks and processes requiring automation and implements the most effective solution. Develops detailed implementation, test and roll-back procedures for planned changes
  • Maintain and install on-premises infrastructure components such as virtualization, storage, compute platforms.
  • Lead technical portion of projects and POCs to further develop and refine the design patterns
  • Own and author of internal design documentation with high level of polish for consumption by other engineers and business partners
  • Validate the efficacy and value of implemented design patterns and documentation and continuously improve
  • Self-directed coordination of implementation projects, tasks, device documentation and cross training of coworkers
  • Coordinates with internal security teams and business partners in relation to security assessments
  • Responsible for staying abreast of emerging developments in infrastructure and software technologies and making recommendations as appropriate
  • Responsible for assisting with troubleshooting and solving issues with hardware, operating systems, and application layer products by working with vendors or other team members as applicable
  • Participates in all call rotation as directed
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned
  • Works with IT security to ensure vulnerabilities are managed and remediated
  • General help of Cloud infrastructure as needed. "

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