Acuity

  • Systems Engineer- Open Systems

    Job Locations US-WI-Sheboygan
    Job ID
    2018-2084
    Category
    MIS
  • Overview

    Acuity is seeking a Systems Engineer to research, organize, implement, control and maintain hardware, software and network sub-systems and components per project assignment. The Engineer will design interface routines to enhance systems software, improve overall performance and to provide transparent functions to the users. The Engineer will address problems expeditiously, utilizing circumventions when applicable (prior to resolution) to minimize system outages.

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Provide support and maintenance for distributed or open systems servers.
    • Provide support and maintenance for all virtualization of servers.
    • Provide support and maintenance for AIX, Linux, Microsoft Windows operating systems.
    • Provide support and maintenance for data replication systems.
    • Provide support and maintenance for 3rd party applications as necessary.
    • Knowledge of progressive security as it pertains to the networking, operating systems, software, and hardware of assigned servers.
    • Experience with tapeless backup / recovery systems and documenting these processes.
    • Detailed understanding and experience with network protocols.
    • Experience with Disaster Recovery planning and testing.
    • Train local and remote users on operating system software packages and hardware operation.
    • Test new software products and releases as well as hardware devices.
    • Assist in establishing standards and trouble reporting procedures.
    • Assist in system performance monitoring, reporting and tuning.
    • Assist in the integration of multiple hardware platforms.
    • Participate in the Disaster Recovery plan and rehearsals.
    • Design new or revised architectures to include the software, hardware, and communications to support the total requirements and provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces.
    • Remain abreast of company and industry directions.
    • Regular and predictable attendance.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications


    EDUCATION: Bachelor’s or Associate Degree in Computer Science, MIS or equivalent and continued field specific education.


    EXPERIENCE: 3-5 years practical experience in computer operations, applications and/or technical support or information security.

     

    OTHER:

    • A keen interest and aptitude for problem identification and resolution.
    • Full understanding of operating system hardware, software, network components, security, and/or database management system.
    • Ability to provide exact audit trials and recovery points during project life cycles to ensure maximum system stability.
    • Ability to work cooperatively with technical and non-technical system users and industry vendors.
    • Good listening ability as well as the ability to competently train others.
    • Willingness to respond to problems with little notice as well as to adjusting off hours scheduling to meet company project installation dates.

    This position is classified as exempt.

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