Senior Systems Engineer-Los Angeles

Location
Los Angeles, California
Job Type
Full-time
     
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Description

The Senior Systems Engineer is a senior level generalist on a team of senior systems engineers and is an expert in core infrastructure technologies including networking, storage, compute, messaging and mobility systems, database systems, cloud-based services, and operational security. The Senior Systems Engineer develops, implements and maintains expert technical solutions for all new and existing systems.

 

In this capacity, the Senior Systems Engineer will:

  • Design, implement and manage Firm systems including networks, storage, SQL, Exchange, physical and virtual servers, Active Directory and Group Policy, Certificate Services, authentication systems, and remote access and mobility systems;
  • Administer and support cloud-based systems and related services (e.g Azure, Office365);
  • Oversee and ensure the optimal performance of systems; Perform frequent and long-term maintenance in addition to management of user facing tasks;
  • Provide expert escalated technical support and IT internal mentoring for network and system operations across the Firm;
  • Prepare and distribute technical documentation for all assigned systems and projects involving processes, procedures, troubleshooting guides, training and change management logs;
  • Establish and maintain relationships with IT external customers, vendors and partners;
  • Work overtime, on-call and/or non-standard hours, and travel as required; and
  • Handle additional related projects as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or advanced degrees in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or related field (required);
  • Cisco network certifications (CCNA, CCNP), or equivalent;
  • Microsoft system certifications (MCP, MCSE), or equivalent;
  • NetApp data management certifications (NCDA);
  • At least 8 years of technical experience building and supporting network operating systems;
  • At least 8 years of technical experience building and supporting advanced networks;
  • Expert proficiency in design and implementation of IT infrastructure systems in large scale Microsoft Windows-based enterprise environments;
  • Expert proficiency in Active Directory design, support and administration;
  • Expert proficiency in IP networks (LAN / WAN, MPLS, VPN, VLAN, WiFi) design, engineering andmanagement;
  • Expert proficiency in network and storage design and maintenance (SAN - Storage Area Network, NAS - Network Attached Storage);
  • Expert proficiency in a variety of systems, servers and protocols (Cisco, Citrix, VMware, HyperV, TCP/IP, DNS, Active Directory);
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Advanced knowledge of PowerShell; and
  • Advanced knowledge of Enterprise backup software.

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