Sr. Systems Engineer
The Senior Systems Engineer s role is to ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of the in house information systems that support core organizational functions. This is achieved by monitoring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all networked software and associated operating systems. The Senior Systems Engineer will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of IT systems investments.
Collaborate with network staff to ensure smooth and reliable operation of software and systems for fulfilling business objectives and processes. Work with executive team members, decision makers, and stakeholders to define business requirements and systems goals, and to identify and resolve business systems issues.
Design and deploy new applications and enhancements to existing applications, software, and operating systems.
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. Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure system-related products and services.
Operational Management Gauge the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems; develop and implement strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems.
Propose and create system design models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to system programmer and development teams.
Design and perform server and security audits, system backup procedures, and other recovery processes in accordance with the program's disaster recovery and business continuity strategies.
Integrate servers, including database, and backup servers and their associated software into enterprise systems.
Ensure system connectivity of all servers, shared software, groupware, and other applications.
Create and maintain documentation as it relates to system configuration, mapping, processes, and service records.
Ensure compatibility and interoperability of computing systems.
Coordinate and perform in-depth tests, including end-user reviews, for modified and new systems.
Monitor and test system performance; prepare and deliver system performance statistics and reports.
Provide orientation and training to end users for all modified and new systems.
Provide guidance and assign tasks to System Engineers
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.
Excellent understanding of the organization s goals and objectives.
Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
Good project management skills.
Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required.
Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
Highly self motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities.
Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Strong customer service orientation and ability to work in a team-oriented collaborative environment
Bachelor s degree and 10 years of System Engineering experience, associate degree and 12 years related experience
Commercial Cloud Computing Experience Desired (AWS, Microsoft Azure)
Active DoD Secret Clearance
DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification (Security+ or equivalent)
REDHAT experience required/RHCSA certification
WAS Certification is desired
Array Information Technology, Inc., is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
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