Computer Systems Analyst

Computer Systems Analyst

Synergis

Atlanta, GA

Direct Hire

Hybrid

Systems Engineer (UNIX/SAN/Netbackup)
Direct Hire
Atlanta, GA or Birmingham, AL
Hybrid

JOB SUMMARY:   
Seeking a highly skilled and experienced Systems Engineer to join our Infrastructure team. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5-years’ experience in designing, supporting, maintaining, troubleshooting, and administering both physical and virtual systems. This role requires proficiency in installing, configuring, deploying, and maintaining Redhat Linux systems, as well as a solid working knowledge of Microsoft Windows-based systems and software.

The Systems Engineer will be responsible for managing storage and backup system technologies, including NetBackup servers and appliances, storage retention management, NetBackup proxy management, and virtual tape library (VTL) technologies. Storage Area Network administration, storage provisioning and storage systems design experience is also desired.
A comprehensive understanding of troubleshooting and diagnosing traffic flows, firewall connectivity, ports, and services using networking tools is essential. Experience with Palo Alto Firewalls is preferred. The successful candidate will design and implement the server side of the virtual and physical networking needed to support a Purdue Reference Model networking environment and associated network segmentation.  This will require demonstrating a solid working knowledge of assessing both North-South and East-West traffic when deploying and maintaining systems within segmented networks.
The Generation Specialized Infrastructure team supports the compute and data management needs of our Generation Fleet Operations and Trading, Commercial Operations and Real-Time Operations business partners.  The successful candidate will operate in a Sarbanes-Oxley regulatory controls environment, requiring meticulous attention to detail with consistent adherence to compliance standards. The ability to effectively organize tasks, manage multiple priorities/details, meet schedules, and deliver on customer commitments is crucial.
Professional oral and written communication skills are required, especially pertaining to managing a regulatory environment, collecting evidence, and documenting potential non-compliance events. A high level of demonstrated self-initiative and self-learning ability is also essential for this role.
Join our team and contribute to the integrity and security of our Generation IT infrastructure, ensuring the seamless operation of our power generation systems in support of our Fleet Operations and Trading business partners.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5+ years of designing, supporting, maintaining, troubleshooting, and administering physical and virtual systems.
  • Proficient installing, configuring, deploying and maintaining Redhat Linux systems.
  • Proficient with backup system technologies like NetBackup servers and appliances, storage retention management, NetBackup proxy management and virtual tape library technologies.
  • Storage Area Network administration, storage provisioning and storage systems design experience
  • Interoperability between Linux and Microsoft Windows based systems and software.
  • Virtual infrastructure lifecycle management including VM guest deployments and PowerCLI automated build streams.
  • Experience with troubleshooting and diagnosing traffic flows, firewall connectivity, ports and services, using the related networking tools.
  • Palo Alto Firewall experience is preferred.
  • Ability to engineer the server side of the virtual and physical networking needed to support a Purdue Reference Model networking environment and associated network segmentation.
  • Solid working knowledge of deploying and maintaining systems within segmented networks.
  • Ability to operate in a Sarbanes Oxley regulatory controls environment with consistent adherence to compliance standards.
  • Ability to effectively organize tasks, manage multiple priorities/details, meet schedules, and deliver on customer commitments.
  • Professional oral and written communication skills required especially pertaining to managing a regulatory environment, collecting evidence, and documenting potential noncompliance events.
  • High level of demonstrated self-initiative and self-learner.

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Engineering, installation and maintenance of server hardware, hypervisors, and system software while following compliance and security standards, meeting project timelines, following documented processes and change procedures, and meeting customer requirements.
  • Engineering, installation and maintenance of Linux Servers and system software in clustered / high availability configurations while following compliance and security standards, meeting project timelines, following documented processes and change procedures, and meeting customer requirements.
  • Provide full life-cycle management for servers and system software including host deployments, cluster deployments, cluster workload migrations, and performing DR scenarios.
  • Provide second level technical support to team members, customers, and other areas both within and outside of the Technology Organization.
  • Performance tuning of Unix and Linux based server deployments.
  • Installations for security patches, functional patches, and version upgrades.
  • Knowledge of security policies and how cyber security impacts the technology environment.
  • Understanding of rules and regulations that govern the use and management of technology, such as Sarbanes Oxley and internal policies.
  • Communicate progress, problems and best practices to management, team leads and teammates.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in CS or MIS strongly preferred; five (5) years of relevant technical experience is an acceptable substitute.
  • A minimum of five (5) to eight (8) years of service (depending on job level), providing technical and organizational support for in-scope technologies. When relevant technical experience is substituted for a degree, the minimum experience requirement increases by four (4) years.
  • Appropriate technology, networking, security, and/or compliance certifications are highly desired.

LOCATION
This is a hybrid position, and the successful candidate must reside within driving distance to Atlanta, GA or Birmingham, AL

For immediate consideration, please contact Denise Wicks: Dwicks@SynergisIT.com  If you require assistance or an accommodation in the application process, please contact us at DWicks@SynergisIT.com.
 
Synergis ( www.synergishr.com ) serves the needs of leading technology firms, carefully matching talent to full-time, contract or project positions. Synergis recruiters have been a driving force of the tech space for over twenty-five years. We draw from a wealth of experience with technology staffing, industry best practices and exceptional connections to match candidates with incredible opportunities.
Synergis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

 

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