Sr. Systems Engineer

Date:  Jun 4, 2022
Property:  101 INNOVATION (0008)
Location: 

Irvine, CA, 92617

Division:  Innovation Technology (IT)
Req ID:  39670

Position Summary:

In this role, the Sr. Systems Engineer will work collaboratively with architects, system  engineers, applications teams and business user teams across the organization to provide a solid infrastructure foundation and platform to support the stable deployment of business applications.

The Sr. Systems Engineer will ensure that the virtualization, storage and computing platforms supporting the business are expertly designed, optimized and supported during the entire infrastructure life cycle and also take a key role in the design and deployment of new applications throughout the enterprise. The candidate will be working in a fast-paced environment as a creative solution provider and problem solver.

Job Duties:

  • Architecture design and hands-on support and administration of a large Vmware Environment. Key technologies include VCenter, HA, Storage DRS, VVOLS, SDN
  • Architecture design and hands-on support and administration of the Storage environment for both VMware and CIFS/SMB
  • Architecture design and hands-on support and administration of Cisco UCS Domains leveraging blade and rackmount servers
  • Proven experience in the following server environments: Windows 2012, 2016, 2019
  • Extensive VMWare and storage troubleshooting, tuning and capacity planning
  • Experience with complex network and communications implementations (IP, UDP, TCP, ICMP, DMVPN protocols and routing).
  • Experience in datacenter and cloud migrations
  • Solid understanding of fundamental hardware concepts: disk, memory, CPU, NIC, HBA, firmware, RAID, performance concepts (I/O, paging, swapping, system calls), iSCSI, Fibre Channel, Ethernet, firmware
  • Extensive experience in performance tuning and optimizing computing platforms
  • History of infrastructure planning, optimization and capacity planning
  • Build simulated systems in test labs to resolve highly complex problems and compatibility issues
  • Install new applications and equipment as required
  • A proven subject matter expert with Tier 2/3 troubleshooting skills that can interface and guide Managed Services staff and application teams during break/fix situations as needed
  • Extensive experience at an enterprise level in distributed computing environments with solid all around knowledge of the presentation, application and data layers.
  • Participate on project teams as a lead system engineer to roll out new applications and technologies
  • Work with other team members, decision makers, and stakeholders to define business requirements and systems goals during project deployments
  • Design and deploy new applications and enhancements to existing applications, software, and operating systems

Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:

  • A minimum of 8 years experience in the following technologies:
  • VMWare 6.x, 7.x, VCenter, DRS, Storage DRS, VVOLS, SDN
  • NetApp CloudONTAP and Pure Storage design and administration
  • Cisco UCS and Fabric Interconnects
  • Cisco MDS Fiber Channel Switches
  • Windows Server 2012, 2016, 2019
  • CentOS and RedHat
  • Scripting experience in Powershell, Python or other language
  • Windows Active Directory
  • Oversight of Citrix build, system administration, and maintenance
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and Management of environments such as Nutanix, VMware Horizon, Citrix, and Remote Desktop Services of 1,000+ users
  • Knowledge and experience in Windows Server Active Directory Service (AD); Administrative objects, security level delegation, group policies under Windows 2016 and 2012
  • Troubleshooting of any AD operational problems
  • Understanding of Windows services for DNS, DHCP, WINS, ADFS, ADAM, logon scripts


About Us:
Irvine Company is a privately held real estate investment company and master-planner committed to creating and sustaining communities that thrive for generations.

Irvine Company is respected for its master planning and environmental stewardship of the Irvine Ranch in Orange County, including diversified operations throughout coastal California. Irvine Company brings to life neighborhoods and sustainable communities with a full range of housing, jobs, retail centers, schools, parks and open space.

We take as much pride in our employee community as we do the communities we create. It’s an environment populated with talented and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.


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