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Sr. Systems Engineer - Automation

Job Title
Sr. Systems Engineer - Automation
Job ID
Nashville,  TN 37221
Other Location

The Senior Systems Engineer’s role is to ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of infrastructure that supports all systems and applications.  Responsible for engineering and implementing complex enterprise infrastructure projects. Capable of assessing current and future needs, in order to propose appropriate technologies and services to enable the enterprise to meet tactical and strategic objectives.  Proficient in resolving escalated issues, sharing knowledge, and coaching other engineers to resolutions.

  • Minimum Education, Licensure and Professional Certification requirement: Bachelor’s degree preferred, Associate degree with more extensive experience
  • Minimum Experience required: 5 + years of experience as a Systems Engineer (with Bachelor’s degree), 7+ years related experience (with Associate degree)

           Candidates need to have general knowledge of the latest versions of Windows OS and Active Directory. Key Microsoft Active Directory (AD) concepts such as:

  • Familiar with management tools such as Puppet, Chef or Ansible.
  • Familiar with provisioning tools such as Terraform or VMware vRealize automation
  • Strong understanding of virtualization technologies
  • Strong working knowledge and experience with the VMware vRealize suite
  • Strong understanding of infrastructure management and system administration practices in an enterprise environment.
  • Proven experience in overseeing the design, development, and implementation of software systems, applications, and related products.
  • Proven experience with systems planning, security principles, and general software management best practices.
  • Highly self motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities.
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Collaborate with network staff to ensure smooth and reliable operation of software and systems for fulfilling business objectives and processes
  • Perform cost-benefit and return on investment analyses for proposed systems to aid management in making implementation decisions.
  • Conduct research on software and systems products to justify recommendations and to support purchasing efforts.
  • Gauge the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems; develop and implement strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems.
  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to system configuration, mapping, and processes.


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