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Senior Systems Engineer

  • Location:
    Rancho Cordova, California
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  • Category:
    Systems Analyst
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A Senior Systems Engineer job in Rancho Cordova, California is available courtesy of Modis. You will be responsible for providing technical support for solution delivery including: analysis, design, evaluation, configuration, installation, documentation, testing, training, and general support across the functional areas of the solution offerings for our top client. This is a 12-month contract position, the pay rate is competitive (based on experience), and is scheduled to start immediately.

Senior Systems Engineer job responsibilities include:

Occasionally provides presales activities and proposal development support for the group. Acts as a technical advocate for internal and external customers; ensuring timely responses to requests, issues, and concerns as it relates to project activities, sales, and/or marketing support. Understands and fully comprehends the features and benefits of our primary products and customer requirements. Perform as a member of a team of engineers for the design, evaluation, configuration, installation, testing, and support for technology, database, software, hardware and related services for our offering Biometrics IT solution technology & product. Provides technical support to other engineers or project managers to ensure uptime for mission critical law enforcement systems. Physically installs hardware & software for customer projects and marketing trade shows.

Ability to analyze, diagnose, and solve complex technical systems issues related to our offering Biometrics IT solution technology & product
Provide technical support to sales for RFI/RFP/RFB technical responses, including the staging of benchmark/test systems, and identification of software issues.
Provide input on the implementation of software and make concise recommendations to project managers, project staff and sales managers on technology factors for projects or project pursuits.
Assist other engineers, project managers, project staff, and sales staff in defining customer technical requirements and specifications for system/product design.
Works closely with development and the delivery team to ensure the product solution addresses current customer requirements and expectations.
Documents procedures, policies, proposals, specifications, implementations for project and sales staff to review.


BS degree in Computer Science or related (preferred); minimum AS in related (required).
Must have a minimum of Eight (8) years of IT solution engineering experience to include the following:
Installation of software packaging received from development teams.
Configuration of hardware environments; OS and application software.
Administration skills for Linux and Windows operating systems (required).
Oracle and/or MSSQL experience (required).
Working knowledge of relational database concepts, as well as familiar with NAS/SAN storage solutions.
Must be able to effectively analyze and troubleshoot complex problems using logic and methodical reasoning.
Must be able to work under tight deadlines, and mission critical uptime requirements.
Software/Hardware Skills: Experience with scripting (shell; BASH, PERL, etc.) – preferred.
Experience with SQL/PL SQL is a highly preferred.
Excellent communication skills; fluent in English; ability to clearly and concisely explain complex situations to customers and project staff.
Must be willing and available to be on-call in a scheduled rotation, with extended hours potentially necessary for serious problem resolution.
Must have valid US Passport, or ability to obtain quickly. May require security clearance.

If you are interested in this Senior Systems Engineer job in Rancho Cordova, California then please click APPLY NOW. If you have questions about this position, please contact Amy Alix at

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