Systems Engineer at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Systems Engineer
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply:
◾Bachelor’s degree in IT, MIS, CS or a related field or 8 years of job experience
◾One or more of the following certifications are required for consideration: VCP/VCAP, MCSA/MCSE (Server Infrastructure), Storage+, SCSE
◾Customer service skills
◾Communication skills, both written and verbal
◾Ability to communicate technical concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff and management
◾Ability to multitask and prioritize
◾Analytical skills (i.e., technical and non-technical problem solving skills)
◾Must be a team player and self-starter
◾Critical thinking, observation and reasoning abilities
◾Windows 2012/2016 to include clustering (5 years)
◾IIS administration in an extensive SaaS hosting environment (5 years)
◾Windows Active directory (AD), GPO Administration (5 years)
◾Administering and modification of DNS (5 years)
◾Administrative tasks using PowerShell (5 years)
◾File/Print, FTP/SFTP, AV/DLP server administration (5 years)
◾EMC VNX, Pure, Nimble and NetApp storage arrays (5 years)
◾Brocade, Fiber Channel, Clustering technologies, CIFS, NAS, DAS, CAS (5 years)
◾Engineering and implementing networked file systems such as NFS or CIFS (5 years)
◾Experience designing and deploying storage networks (FCoE, FC, and iSCSI) (5 years)
◾Configuring SAN switches, including zones and VSANs (5 years)
◾Performance Tuning of SAN implementations
◾Disaster Recovery solutions
◾Creating Client VM Templates, Cloning and managing VM Snapshots, P2V, VMware Converter, VMware Virtualization solutions, VM Migration & Cloning (5 years)
◾VMotion, Storage VMotion, HA, DRS, FT, Host Profiles, VApp, VMware VCenter Converter, Update Manager and SRM concepts (5 years)
◾vSOM and SolarWinds monitoring utilities
◾Security administration and platform hardening (5 years)
◾Hardware troubleshooting and Data Center support.
◾Cisco UCS
◾Microsoft SQL replication (log shipping/AlwaysOn)
◾Load balancing (Radware AppDirector and Alteon a plus)
◾Dell M1000 blade server infrastructure
◾Proficiency in flowchart and diagram design
◾CommVault backup solutions
◾Fluent in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio

Required Screenings:
Criminal background and professional reference check; Drug Free Workplace.

Job Description:
◾Provide Root Cause Analyst (RCA) for system outages
◾Develop, implement, and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
◾Provide node management, maintenance, and troubleshooting efforts for projects critical to the business
◾Provide technical leadership and mentoring to the storage and virtualization teams
◾Perform daily health checks to ensure storage is operational and healthy
◾Provide Tier3 support of storage & virtualization related issues
◾Lead and coordinate troubleshooting as required
◾Resolve and close tickets in accordance with organization and customer SLA
◾Ensure storage platforms are patched with the latest software versions, security updates, and hotfixes
◾Conduct research to improve performance of the storage & virtualization environment in order to provide stability and availability
◾Cross-train and mentor other engineers to improve coverage and team performance.
◾On-call rotation duty
◾Conduct after-hour maintenance and troubleshooting as required (nights and weekends)
◾Sitting for periods of time
◾Ability to lift 50 pounds
◾Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment:
Will be discussed with applicant.

Days & Hours:
Full Time position; Monday – Friday; complete work schedule will be discussed with applicant.

Depends on experience; Will be discussed with applicant; Benefits are offered.

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