IT Systems Engineer - Texas (Remote)
Multiple Locations: Austin, Texas, United States • San Antonio, Texas, United States • Dallas, Texas, United States • Houston, Texas, United States
Requisition Number: 1214
Position Title: IT Systems Engineer
The IT Systems Engineer is responsible for implementing and managing infrastructure for Worldwide, including servers, networks and backup systems.
In addition, this position plays a key role in leading and participating in global IT projects.
This position will require a combination of strong technical skills and the ability to effectively prioritize, multi-task and participate in a wide variety of global projects in the US, INTL and CIS regions. He or she must exhibit technical expertise in enterprise systems administration and ideally is a self-starter with the passion for IT infrastructure with a high level of flexibility, commitment and a sense of ownership.
Tasks may include but are not limited to:
- Install and maintain all infrastructure equipment at Worldwide locations and data centres such as network equipment, servers, telecoms, phone systems, computer hardware and software in use at Worldwide.
- Perform server and network administration on Windows servers, Active Directory (DNS, DHCP, Group Policies, OU structure, , site replication), DFS, IIS, , MS SQL, VMWare ESX, Citrix, firewalls, backups, LAN/WAN and firewall equipment.
- Establish and manage user, system and administrator accounts on the network, ensuring compliance with policy and procedures for backup, archiving and data restoration.
- Provide Tier 2 support for day-to-day management of infrastructure solutions, both internal and external (cloud), including firewalls, storage, servers, switches, network connectivity (WAN, LAN, Internet), SAN and backup.
- Implement IT Infrastructure projects, keeping milestones on target and providing regular updates, communication and guidance to teams and upper management as appropriate.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Flexible, adaptable and able to work under pressure
- Knowledge of Computer System Validation (21 CFR Part11, GxP)
- Proficiency in all MS-Office applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio and Power Point.
- 5+ years of administration experience in a Windows Server and Windows desktop environment including Windows servers, , Windows 10 and other enterprise systems such as Cisco, Aruba, Fortigate, VMware, Citrix, HPe, Veeam or similar backup technologies, LAN/WAN and/or IDS/IPS technologies. 3+ years’ experience acceptable with a Bachelor’s degree in IT, Engineering or Sciences.
- Strong understanding of TCP/IP, VPN, SSL/TLS and firewalls and related technologies.
- Strong troubleshooting capability for complex enterprise technical issues.
- Solid understanding of Infrastructure services such as Active Directory, LDAP, DNS, DHCP, IIS, SMTP; experience in managing or the administration of Windows systems or knowledge of systems architecture.
- Willingness to manage network and data center maintenance or emergencies during non-business hours, evenings and on the weekend.
- ITIL familiarity or certification a plus.
- MCSE, CCNA, or similar certifications a plus.
Employment Type: Regular
Community / Marketing Title: IT Systems Engineer - Texas (Remote)
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Location_formattedLocationLong: Austin, Texas US
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