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Sr. Systems Engineer
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Sr. Systems Engineer
Date Posted:  12/8/2021
Job ID:  Job #4588
Employment Type: Contract
Location: PhoenixArizona
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We are hiring for a Sr. Systems Engineer for a cutting edge media entertainment company.  If you are ready to create an impact in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, this could be a great opportunity for you!
STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in LA, Atlanta, New York, Raleigh, and more.

The Systems Engineer will provide engineering and operational support for the Compute environment. This environment includes physical and cloud-based technologies. The candidate must have strong knowledge and experience with VMware vSphere infrastructure, server and MS technologies. Experience with a scripting language and knowledge of security concepts are both required.

  • Responsible for the implementation, maintenance, troubleshooting and support of enterprise level virtualization platforms based on VMware technologies: vSphere, vsan, vRealize Ops.
  • Provide support for the maintenance, troubleshooting of enterprise blade technologies, and server hardware that may include HPE Synergy, Cisco UCS, and Dell VxRail.
  • Strong knowledge of PowerShell / PowerCLI and/or other scripting languages.
  • Strong knowledge of security concepts: patch management, password rotation, hardening systems, designing for security.
  • Operational knowledge of Microsoft Technologies to include Server OS’s, Active Directory, and GPO’s.
  • Strong knowledge of PowerShell / PowerCLI and/or other scripting languages.
  • Provide production support. Participate in an on-call rotation
  • Ability to work with Diagnostic tools such as vCenter monitoring, VROps, wireshark.
  • Knowledge in networking monitoring/troubleshooting in highly virtualized and cloud environments
  • Nice to have: Experience with Cloud orchestration software(vRA, Terraform) and NSX.
  • Operational knowledge of AWS EC2 Server technologies, MS Azure, or Google Cloud.
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills. Must be able to handle problems independently to resolution.
  • Assist with testing and implementation of technology plans created by the engineering team.
  • Assist with Project support and Administration as assigned.
AA/AS and or BA/BS (preferred)

5-7+ relevant experience.

  • Excellent communications skills required
  • Ability to perform effectively in a fast-paced environment with short timelines
  • Ability to maintain a professional and courteous manner in difficult situations
  • Ability to maintain high-quality work to manage multiple critical projects
  • Ability to perform and participate in a team-oriented environment
  • Excellent customer service skills and demeanor
Location: Phoenix AZ, Los Angeles CA.