Senior Systems Engineer


Los Angeles CA


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Job ID: EB-9452064142
Category: Technology
Location: Los Angeles, CA

The Senior Systems Engineer is a senior level generalist on a team of senior systems engineers and is an expert in core infrastructure technologies including networking, storage, compute, messaging and mobility systems, database systems, cloud-based services, and operational security. The Senior Systems Engineer develops, implements, and maintains expert technical solutions for all new and existing systems.

In this capacity, the Senior Systems Engineer will:

  • Design, implement and manage our systems including networks, storage, MSSQL, Exchange, physical and virtual servers, Active Directory and Group Policy, Certificate Services, authentication systems, and remote access and mobility systems
  • Administer and support cloud-based systems and related services (e.g Azure, Office365)
  • Oversee and ensure the optimal performance of systems; Perform frequent and long-term maintenance in addition to management of user facing tasks using established and evolving IT Service Management best practices
  • Provide expert escalated technical support and IT internal mentoring for network and system operations across the company
  • Prepare and distribute technical documentation for all assigned systems and projects involving processes, procedures, troubleshooting guides, training and change management logs
  • Establish and maintain relationships with IT external customers, vendors and partners
  • Work overtime, on-call and/or non-standard hours, and travel as required
  • Handle additional related projects as needed.


  • Cisco network certifications (CCNA,CCNP), or equivalent
  • Microsoft system certifications (MCP,MCSE), or equivalent
  • NetApp data management certifications (NCDA) or VAST Data equivalent
  • Extensive experience with ITIL based IT Service Management procedures (ServiceNow preferred platform)
  • Expert proficiency in design and implementation of IT infrastructure systems in large scale Microsoft Windows-based enterprise environments
  • Expert proficiency in Active Directory design, support and administration with a focus on least privilege and tiered security models
  • Expert proficiency in IP networks (LAN/WAN, SD-WAN, MPLS, VPN, VLAN, WiFi) design, engineering and management
  • Expert proficiency in network and storage design and maintenance (SAN – Storage Area Network, NAS – Network Attached Storage) using vSAN and VAST Data technologies
  • Expert proficiency in a variety of systems, servers and protocols (Cisco, Citrix, VMware/VCF/vSAN, TCP/IP, DNS, Active Directory)
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft OfficeSuite
  • Advanced knowledge of PowerShell
  • Advanced knowledge of Enterprise backup software.


  • Bachelor’s degree and/or advanced degrees in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or related field (preferred); and
  • At least 8 years of technical experience (preferred); At least 5 years’ building and supporting complex network operating systems and advanced networks (required).

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