Senior Systems Engineer

Location
Ashburn, VA
Posted
Sep 06, 2018
Closes
Sep 21, 2018
Hours
Full Time
The Senior Systems Engineer position is responsible for ensuring core infrastructure systems operation are stable, efficient, and optimized. Specific tasks include designing, installing, configuring, testing, and maintaining enterprise infrastructure systems. The Senior Systems Engineer will resolve issues by applying outstanding communication, analytical, technical, critical thinking, and creative problem solving skills to ensure all systems operate effectively and efficiently to maximize education opportunities for students. The position will develop process to ensure the district gains maximum benefit from supported technologies. The Senior System Engineer will also mentor and coach Systems Engineers.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develop strategies and collaborate with technical and non-technical staff on core infrastructure projects
  • Design and deploy new systems and enhances to existing systems
  • Measure effectiveness of existing core infrastructure systems and strategically design and implement improvements
  • Build process to ensure efficient support of all core infrastructure systems
  • Monitor and test system performance to include delivering of statistics and reports
  • Provide guidance to other technical staff
QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's Degree in Technology field and experience servicing computer systems and networks; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that would provide the following knowledge, abilities and skills:
  • Ability to align core infrastructure projects and initiatives with division mission and goals
  • Ability to conduct research into new technologies and determine fit for division
  • Proven working experience supporting core infrastructure systems to included, Active Directory, Virtualization, Storage, and Cloud Service environments
  • Minimum of five years' experience with developing and maintaining core infrastructure systems
  • Ability to train staff in the operation of computer networks
  • Strong customer service, organization, and communications skills
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for prolonged periods of time; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or tools; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or bend and may be required to lift up to approximately 25 pounds.

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