Advantage Sales and Marketing

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Advantage Solutions Sr Systems Engineer in Rogers, Arkansas

Summary

Senior Systems Engineer

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses!We are seeking a dynamicSenior Systems Engineer who will be a member of the Data Center and Systems Engineering team, the Senior Systems Engineer provides advanced design and engineering support for data center server systems. Manage, maintain, and support global application environments across multiple data centers. Responsible for configuring hardware, software, and design application requirements to meet business needs. Serve as a contact for network users and communicate with other business units to resolve hardware and software issues and resolve complex technical issues.

Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Training and Career Development

  • Generous Paid Time-Off

Responsibilities:

  • Leverage automation techniques/technologies - Develop and maintain scripts and utilities using PERL, shell scripts, and Windows PowerShell.

  • Support data center operations and systems infrastructure with hardware installation, and troubleshooting.

  • Ensure systems are compliant with company security standards.

  • Work with cross-functional project and engineering teams to design and deploy new systems.

  • Evaluate technologies, design solutions, and develop proposals to improve existing processes and infrastructure.

  • Develop and maintain systems documentation to include administration guides, network, configuration diagrams and asset management.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree inComputer Science or comparable major or equivalent job-related experiencerequired

  • 6-8 years of experience in related technologies and a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected

  • 5+ years of experience in supporting Windows and Linux systems in an enterprise environment

  • 3+ years of progressive experience with SAN and network technologies such as: fiber channel and FCoE

  • 3+ years with OS virtualization technologies, preferably VMware ESXi

  • Experience managing patch deployment in a heterogeneous server environment; Experience working in large, distributed server environments

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

As a member of the Data Center and Systems Engineering team, the Sr. Systems Engineer provides implementation, design and engineering support for data center and national server and storage systems. Individual will manage, maintain, and support global application environments across multiple datacenters. Responsible for configuring hardware, software, and design application requirements to meet business needs. Serve as a contact for network users and communicate with other business units to resolve hardware and software issues and resolve complex technical issues. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Operational Support

  • Support Windows Server systems (emphasis on Server 2008 R2 and 2012)

  • Leverage automation techniques/technologies - Develop and maintain scripts and utilities using PERL, shell scripts, and Windows PowerShell.

  • Support virtualization infrastructure. VMWARE v 5.x or higher (ideally, 5.5)

  • Support of Datacenter SAN Infrastructure (Dell Compellent/IBM RAMSAN/CISCO MDS 9148)

  • Support of Veeam Backup & Recovery / Veeam One infrastructure

  • Support of Citrix XenApp 5.x / 6.x environment.

  • Support data center operations and systems infrastructure with hardware installation, and trouble-shooting.

  • Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation

  • Ensure systems are compliant with company security standards

  • Provide Mac OS X Server support and design expertise

  • Administer Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems (or related)

Technical Leadership, Architecture, and Documentation

  • Work with cross-functional project and engineering teams to design and deploy new systems

  • Evaluate technologies, design solutions, and develop proposals to improve existing processes and infrastructure

  • Develop and maintain systems documentation to include administration guides, network, configuration diagrams and asset management

  • Effectively communicate with business leaders

  • Provide technical expertise and training to less experienced staff

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

Does not have direct reports, but may delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job

Minimum Qualifications

Education Level: (Required) Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience: computer science or equivalent job-related experience

  • Individual should have 6-8 years of experience in related technologies and a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

  • 5+ years of experience in supporting Windows and Linux systems in an enterprise environment

  • 3+ years of progressive experience with SAN and network technologies such as: fiber channel and FCoE

  • 3+ years with OS virtualization technologies, preferably VMware ESXi

  • 2+ years of experience developing, maintaining and reverse engineering scripts and utilities written in interpreted languages such as PERL, shell scripts, and Windows PowerShell

  • 2+ years supporting web servers and content management systems

  • Experience managing, supporting, and integrating Mac OS X client and server systems with Active Directory

  • Demonstrated experience with capacity planning, availability, and system management tools

  • Experience managing patch deployment in a heterogeneous server environment

  • Experience working in large, distributed server environments

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Good team leadership skills

  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment

  • Decision making skills

  • Strong prioritization skills

  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent customer service orientation

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers

  • VMWare 5.x, Veeam Backup & Recovery/Veeam One

  • Ctirix XenApp 5.x/6x

  • SAN Technologies (Dell Compellent, IBM RAMSAN, Cisco MDS)

  • Automation (Cisco Tidal 5.x / 6.x, GoAnywhere Director/Services)

  • Windows Server 2003, 2008 R2, 2012 / Red Hat Enterprise Linux / Mac OS X Server

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Job Locations US-AR-Rogers

Primary Posting Location : City Rogers

Primary Posting Location : State/Province AR

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2021-310240

Position Type Full Time

Category Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)

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