Senior Systems Engineer

  • Location:

    New York, New York 11222 - United States

  • Sector:

    General IT

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  • Contact:

    Perri Teitelbaum

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1660

Under the general direction of the Assistant Director, Server Administration or equivalent, the Sr. Systems Engineer oversees the configuration, installation, testing, and troubleshooting of physical and virtual servers, relevant appliances, operating systems, and relevant applications and tools. Performs configuration and utilization management of relevant systems. Conducts research and assessment of existing and emerging technologies and solutions. Provides expert opinion on implementing new technologies. Assists in planning and implementation of appropriate systems to meet the goals and objectives of the department and the institution.


  Job Qualifications

  • Ability to optimize and improve existing processes, systems, and platforms of substantial technical complexity.
  • Serves as the subject matter expert for specific technologies and processes.
  • Leads troubleshooting efforts during systems outages.
  • Provides next-level support to internal systems analysts and engineers
  • Contributes his/her technical expertise during assessments, designs, and implementations of global infrastructure systems and services.
  • Participates in planning sessions to capture future system architecture design.
  • Works cross-functionally to create document requirements and develops and delivers solutions.
  • Extensive skills with Windows networking, Active Directory and Windows Security
  • Strong knowledge of Vmware virtualization platform
  • Advanced knowledge of networking concepts (TCP/IP, Routing, Firewalls, Network Security)
  • Experience in enterprise-level software package integration and deployment
  • Detailed understanding of information systems in the healthcare operations domain desired
  • Advanced knowledge of server health reporting and monitoring
  • Ability to evaluate system’s capacity, utilization trends and plan future needs accordingly
  • Active participation in on call rotation and occasional work outside normal business hours
  • Must be a team player and be willing to participate in occasional off hours activities to accomplish departmental goals
  • Capable of evaluating, developing, and implementing hardware and software solutions to ensure data and system integrity
  • Ability to review and deploy service packs, hot fixes, system updates, and vendor-supplied patches
  • Ability to provide system and public cloud expertise across the organization to address operational issues as well as building new capabilities.
  • Ability to create, modify, and maintain existing standard operating procedures, policies, and other relevant documents.
  • Defines and recommends requirements for the hardware and the relevant software upgrades and updates.
  • Collaborates with other Business Units in assessing, evaluating, and implementing relevant technologies, applications, and capabilities as per agreed-upon business requirements.
  • Creates, updates, and maintains visual diagrams and technical documents capturing current and future system state.



  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Applied Science, or Math combined with relevant work experience.
  • Bachelor in other areas combined with relevant work experience will be considered.

Certification/Licensure Requirements

  • MSCE is preferred. MCP and additional certificates in data security, networking, or specific technologies (VMware, Azure, AWS, Citrix, Networking, MS Exchange, etc..) will be considered.

Minimum Years of Experience/Type of Experience

  • 7-10 years working in Enterprise setting maintaining and supporting physical, virtual, on-prem, and cloud-based systems, applications, and tools. Some experience in a medical/hospital environment is preferred.

Additional Requirements/ Skills Required

  • Advanced knowledge of physical and virtual systems, Microsoft Windows Server OS, Active Directory, Exchange, VMware, Citrix (entire technology suite), NetScaler, Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, and any two-factor authentication tools and applications. Advanced knowledge of PowerShell or Python. Advanced knowledge of networking protocols, systems, and application security. Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite as well as MS Visio and Project tools. Knowledge of Linux and/or UNIX is a plus. Knowledge of modern storage systems (SAN, NAS) on-prem and/or cloud-based. Knowledge of modern backup and recovery software and tools.


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