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Server & Storage System Engineer I/II/Sr

Server & Storage System Engineer I/II/Sr

# Positions 
1
Location 
TX-Austin
Please Apply By 
1/1/1900

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General Overview

Server & Storage System Engineer I

 

At an entry level, provisions, configures, operates and maintains physical/virtual servers and supporting services in alignment with business processing requirements. This position provides support of virtualization using unified compute, storage and network resources. This includes creating templates and balancing resources for optimal performance, availability and risk avoidance. Additional areas of responsibility include administrative support for mass storage systems and cloud based solutions. Responsible for ongoing lifecycle maintenance tasks such as monitoring, tuning, patching and securing of relevant IT resources. This work is scheduled in accordance with established policies and procedures based on ITIL framework. Additionally, this position assists in developing standard operating procedures to ensure a consistent and optimum level of performance for both operational and regulatory concerns. This position regularly takes a new perspective to solve complex problems, works independently and receives minimal guidance.

 

  • Assists in performing operating system provisioning and administration including system patch management. Works with application users and data owners to maintain named user access controls within current security roles and coordinate systems life cycle events.
  • Assists with planning, documenting and communicating operating systems, physical host and ancillary resource configuration standards.
  • Provides support during major incidents and problems.
  • Monitors relevant systems for availability and performance. Performs periodic metrics reporting to show continuous performance.
  • Follows established IT processes for change, configuration and problem management as well as regulatory requirements such as NERC/CIP.
  • Actively participates in professional development activities
  • Conducts routine hardware and software audits of servers to ensure compliance with established standards
  • Assist in monitoring for supported hardware and software.
  • Ensures data/media recoverability by implementing a program of system backups appropriate to the operating system and resident application(s).

Server & Storage System Engineer II

 

At an intermediate level, provisions, configures, operates and maintains physical/virtual servers and supporting services in alignment with business processing requirements. This position utilizes in-depth knowledge of virtualization using unified compute, storage and network resources. This includes creating templates and balancing resources for optimal performance, availability and risk avoidance. Additional areas of responsibility include administrative support for mass storage systems and cloud based solutions. Responsible for ongoing lifecycle maintenance tasks such as monitoring, tuning, patching and securing of relevant IT resources. This work is scheduled in accordance with established policies and procedures based on ITIL framework. Additionally, this position assists in developing standard operating procedures to ensure a consistent and optimum level of performance for both operational and regulatory concerns. This position regularly takes a new perspective to solve complex problems, works independently and receives minimal guidance.

  • Performs complex operating system provisioning and administration including system patch management. Works with application users and data owners to maintain named user access controls within current security roles and coordinate systems life cycle events.
  • Plans, documents and communicates operating systems, physical host and ancillary resource configuration standards.
  • Takes leadership role in managing major incidents and problems through root cause analysis and effective communication among teams.
  • Monitors relevant systems for availability and performance. Performs periodic metrics reporting to show continuous performance.
  • Follows established IT processes for change, configuration and problem management as well as regulatory requirements such as NERC/CIP.
  • Acts as subject matter expert on assigned projects. Takes responsibility for completion of assigned project tasks.
  • Actively participates in professional development activities
  • Conducts routine hardware and software audits of servers to ensure compliance with established standards
  • Designs, recommends and develops a comprehensive system of inventory and monitoring for supported hardware and software.
  • Ensures data/media recoverability by implementing a program of system backups appropriate to the operating system and resident application(s).

 Server & Storage System Engineer Sr

 

At a senior level, provisions, configures, operates and maintains physical/virtual servers and supporting services in alignment with business processing requirements. This position utilizes in-depth knowledge of virtualization using unified compute, storage and network resources. This includes creating templates and balancing resources for optimal performance, availability and risk avoidance. Additional areas of responsibility include administrative support for mass storage systems and cloud based solutions. Responsible for ongoing lifecycle maintenance tasks such as monitoring, tuning, patching and securing of relevant IT resources. This work is scheduled in accordance with established policies and procedures based on ITIL framework. Additionally, this position assists in developing standard operating procedures to ensure a consistent and optimum level of performance for both operational and regulatory concerns. This position regularly takes a new perspective to solve complex problems, works independently and receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience and may direct the work of other staff members.

  • Performs complex operating system provisioning and administration including system patch management. Works with application users and data owners to maintain named user access controls within current security roles and coordinate systems life cycle events.
  • Plans, documents and communicates operating systems, physical host and ancillary resource configuration standards.
  • Takes leadership role in managing major incidents and problems through root cause analysis and effective communication among teams.
  • Monitors relevant systems for availability and performance. Performs periodic metrics reporting to show continuous performance.
  • Follows established IT processes for change, configuration and problem management as well as regulatory requirements such as NERC/CIP.
  • Acts as technical lead on assigned projects. Takes responsibility for completion of assigned project tasks.
  • Actively participates in professional development activities
  • Conducts routine hardware and software audits of servers to ensure compliance with established standards
  • Designs, recommends and develops a comprehensive system of inventory and monitoring for supported hardware and software.
  • Ensures data/media recoverability by implementing a program of system backups appropriate to the operating system and resident application(s).

 

This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.

Minimum Qualifications

Server & Storage System Engineer I

 

Four or more years of experience in system administration or other IT related field. A degree(s) in computer science, information technology or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.

 

Server & Storage System Engineer II

 

Six or more years of experience in system administration or other IT related field. A degree(s) in computer science, information technology or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.

 

Server & Storage System Engineer Sr

 

Nine or more years of experience in system configuration and/or operation, or other IT related field. A degree(s) in computer science, information technology or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.

Specific Posting Information

  • Degree in computer science, information technology or relevant field.
  • Certification relevant to systems administration, storage or virtualization