Systems Engineer Sr

Information Technology
in Tampa
, FL
Reference: 19-02879


  • Design, document, implement, monitor, and support
  • Sun Solaris, HP/UX, Suse, and Redhat Linux
  • Unix and Linux based network services, applications and databases
  • Plan, configure, manage, monitor, and support
  • SAN infrastructure including EMC CX and DMX SAN, IBM DS SAN and Brocade SAN switches
  • SAN fabric design, zoning, optimization, and fault-tolerance
  • Ensure that all provided technology services and solutions meet business needs for reliability, performance, and security
  • Transfer knowledge to other IT staff
  • Review new technologies against business requirements to identify opportunities for process, performance, and reliability to identify opportunities to reduce costs


  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university in information systems or information technology or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of experience in information technology in a role that included primary or shared responsibility for architecting/engineering or administering SAN and SAN fabric solutions in Unix/Linux environment to include the following: Enterprise SAN implementation, configuration, performance tuning, administration, and support
  • Enterprise storage or backup design, implementation, administration and support
  • HBA implementation, configuration, performance tuning, administration, and support on Unix/Linux hosts
  • Implementation of multi-pathing software such as EMC Powerpath or Veritas DMP on Unix/Linux hosts
  • 3+ years of experience in certifications

Basic Certifications:

  • Solaris Administrator
  • SUSE or Red Hat Administrator
  • Linux +
  • SAN design certifications

Advanced Certifications: 

  • Certifications in other areas related to Unix, Linux, or SAN such as security, performance tuning, network configuration, certifications on multiple OS versions (e.g. Solaris 8.x. 9.x. and 10.x)

Preferred Certifications:

  • Internet technologies and routing (e.g. Web, IIS, Apache, BGP)
  • Firewalls and network security (e.g. Cisco PIX, intrusion detection, vulnerability scanning)
  • Authentication security (e.g. smartcards, tokens, biometrics)
  • Network management and diagnostics (e.g. HP Openview, Sniffer)
  • Database administration (e.g. MCSD, Oracle)
  • Enterprise Network Storage (e.g. SAN, NAS, Mirroring, Clustering)
  • Veritas Enterprise Storage and Backup Management Products

Skill Sets:

  • Demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated written communication skills
  • Ability to drive multiple projects
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with non-technical staff and end-users for requirements gathering, testing, training, and outcome validation
  • Must be able to document and diagram solutions using standard formats (documentation must be grammatically correct, factually accurate, and appropriate to the target audience)

Technology Proficiency Required:

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Visio
  • Microsoft Project
  • Expert knowledge in Sun Solaris and/or SUSE or Red Hat Linux systems
  • No less than 5 years experience working in information technology as a Unix/Linux architect or engineer
  • Must be able to type at least 25 words a minute for data and configuration entry