Job Details
Job Id:
11164
Title:
Senior Systems Engineer
Job Type:
Contract or Permanent
Location:
Nashville TN 
Description:
A local client in the Nashville, Tennessee area is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer for a permanent position.

This individual will assist with the planning, designing, provisioning and configuring of systems to meet business needs and requests. It is essential for this individual to demonstrate good analytical and communication skills, develop project plans, and successfully work with multiple teams to execute project plans to completion. Qualified candidates should be able to adapt to rapidly changing business requirements.

Responsibilities:
• Attend work on a regular and predictable basis
• Design, migrate and troubleshoot complex environments to meet business needs
• Work with System Administrators and Engineers to build and support systems and coordinate with multiple teams to execute solutions for various project and operational needs
• Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for systems
• Identify approaches that leverage resources and provide economies of scale
• Perform trending and performance analysis utilizing system/network monitoring and technical tools for systems and provide infrastructure capacity planning
• Investigate, troubleshoot, and provide mentoring for system administrators and technicians
• Respond and react to escalated outages and work with IT staff to coordinate and communicate with impacted users or entities until resolution
• Work with systems engineers or administrators to apply critical OS patches and upgrades
• Maintain documentation for operational, configuration, or other procedural purposes
• Perform ongoing performance tuning and resource optimization as required
• General availability to assist system engineers with advanced troubleshooting questions

Required skills:
• 5-10 years systems engineering experience along with some architect experience
• Systems planning and design
• Wintel systems that support systems infrastructure (HP, Lenovo, Cisco)
• Architecture of Virtual Infrastructure Environments with multiple Virtual Clusters
• Web Server Architecture (Windows IIS & Linux Apache)
• Oracle WebLogic and Java Systems Architecture
• YUM
• RedHat
• JVM

Preferred skills:
• Appliances that support system and network infrastructure
• Active Directory Domain and Group Policy Architecture
• PowerShell, VBscript and Batch automated tasks
• Exchange Email, Secure Email, SPAM Filter and Messaging Architecture
• Citrix Technologies including XenApp, XenDesktop and Netscaler Load Balancer
• Enterprise Faxing technologies (Opentext, RightFax)

On-call responsibilities and travel:
• Rotation of 24/7 on-call duties with other team members; rotation occurs every 8-10 weeks
• Occasional travel; normally no more than 1-2 times per year

Other Requirements:
• Background Check
• Drug Screen

Education:
• A Bachelors Degree is preferred but not required

Alltech, Inc. is a leading provider of IT staffing services in Nashville and the surrounding areas. We do contract (Salaried, W-2, 1099 or Corp-to-Corp), contract-to-hire and direct placements within the Information Technology field. Alltech, Inc. offers a full line of company-paid benefits to our Salaried and W-2 employees. 1099 subcontractors have a full line of benefits available to them through our partnership with Benefit Consultants, Inc.

If you are considering relocation, the Nashville area is nationally respected as a great place to live, work and play. Nashville is proud to be the home of the Tennessee Titans, Nashville Predators and Nashville Sounds. Some of Nashville's living advantages include:

-- low cost of living (including NO state income tax)
-- international airport
-- unique, affordable residential areas
-- abundant parks, waterways and recreational areas
-- lively cultural base
-- diverse economic base
-- seasonal climate

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
No third party recruiters/agencies.