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Systems Engineer
Denver, Colorado  |  Hybrid
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Applied on December 5, 2021
Job Id #52333 Posted November 24, 2021


  • The System Engineer provides incident management, problem management, and technical support for the client's Environment.
  • The System Engineer works closely with customers, external support groups, internal IT teams, and service providers to ensure rapid resolution of incidents.
  • This position reports to the Systems Engineer Manager.


  •  Understanding and maintaining the equipment in the Denver, CO facility, escort vendors, install new equipment, and recycle old equipment.
  •  Manage the data center by ensuring it is organized, clean and secure. Coordinate environmental equipment maintenance with facilities and external vendors, coordinate changes made to the data center with other engineering teams as needed, and maintain an inventory of the equipment.
  •  Provide Incident support by responding to incidents via system notifications, notifications from the offshore support team and the incident ticketing system
  •  Provide problem management by taking ownership of repeating incidents, researching root cause and resolving problem.
  •  Assist with troubleshooting server backup issues
  •  Rack and build servers
  •  Build virtual machines in VMWare, Azure and AWS
  •  Install and configure Microsoft clusters on physical machines, virtual and in the cloud
  •  Assist with configuring IaaS in cloud providers using JSON scripts or other deployment methods
  •  Be available for an afterhours on-call rotation
  •  Participate on projects by attending project meetings and delivering on tasks as assigned.
  •  Other duties as assigned.


  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or related discipline or 4+ equivalent years of experience supporting a large scale, complex, diverse environment.
  •  Technical knowledge of VMWare, must be able to install and configure ESX hosts and Vcenter
  •  Technical knowledge of Microsoft Technologies – Microsoft Windows Server, Clustering, AAG Clustering, DFS, Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP
  •  Technical knowledge of Cisco UCS – be able to configure FIs, IOs, Policies, blades, etc.
  •  Technical knowledge of HP Blade Centers – configure blades. iLOs
  •  Technical knowledge of Hardware – racking, cabling, installing RAM, CPU, disks, remote management cards, etc.
  •  Basic understanding of Storage Area Networks – understand what zoning is, how to determine if the servers can see the disks and on how many paths, etc.
  •  Basic understand of networks and load balancers
  •  Will need to lift 45lbs and able to climb ladders
  •  Strong problem-solving skills, critical thinking, excellent analytical ability, strong judgment and the ability to deliver high performance and high levels of customer satisfaction in a matrix managed environment.
  •  Technical understanding of Azure and AWS is preferred.
  •  Technical understand of Kubernetes is preferred
  •  Technical understanding of CommVault is preferred.

Horizontal facilitates valuable and productive conversations between you and potential employers. We can assist you in growing your career by partnering you with employers that offer challenging assignments. For those that join the team, we offer competitive compensation and benefits including medical, dental, vision, and retirement. Check out all we have to offer and how you can become part of the Horizontal Talent Team. In compliance in compliance with state laws and regulations related to job posting requirements, the salary range for this role is $15.00 -$115.00 per hour (hourly rates in other locations could differ). This is not a guarantee of compensation, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

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