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Senior Systems Engineer

  • Location:
    San Jose , California
  • Category:
    Systems Analyst
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A Senior Systems Engineer job in San Jose is available courtesy of Modis Engineering. Our client is seeking a Systems Engineer to help design, build out, automate, maintain, and troubleshoot our client's rapidly expanding infrastructure. You will be part of a talented team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security. You will work on a global infrastructure that includes VMware, Cisco UCS, Dell, EMC & Pure, RHEL, and Infoblox DNS with remote DataCenters in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and France.

Senior Systems Engineer job responsibilities include:
 * Administration and development of VMware Infrastructure
 * Administration and development of Storage Infrastructure (EMC, PURE, DataDomain)
 * Administration and development Server Infrastructure, Cisco UCS and DELL
 * Tier 2 On Call support of production infrastructure
 * OS administration largly Linux with some windows.
 * Core services (DNS,SMTP,NTP,AD,LDAP,Infoblox)
 * Disaster Recovery Operations
 * Automation, scripting of System infrastructure.
 * Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools
 * Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
 * Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks


 * 7+ years’ experience with UNIX / Linux administration
 * 5+ years’ experience with VMWare solutions and administration
 * 7+ years’ experience with Storage Arrays
 * In-depth knowledge of VMware vCenter, HA, DRS, etc.
 * Automation tools Ansible, python, shell scripting a must.
 * Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking.
 * Good understanding of SAN/NAS storage technologies.
 * Must be adept at identifying and eliminating performance bottlenecks and making performance-related recommendations (hardware, software, and configuration).
 * Familiarity with Oracle Concepts, i.e. ASM, RMAN, DataGuard
 * In depth knowledge of DNS principles and architectures
* Working knowledge of the guest operating systems such as Windows, Linux, Solaris, etc.
 * Familiarity with security issues and best practices in virtual environments.

Desired Skills:
 * Multi-tasking experience
 * The ability to think creatively and communicate their ideas effectively
 * Demonstrate good communication skills, written and spoken and be capable of presenting technical concepts to audiences of various technical abilities
 * Knowledge of Splunk, Jira a plus

If you are interested in this Senior Systems Engineer job in San Jose, then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Modis Engineering go to If you have questions about the position please contact Chuck Oeland at (408) 328-0777 or at

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