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Sr. Systems Engineer in Birmingham at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Acquire, configure and maintain development, test and production compute and storage. Support development, test and production servers including after-hours support and monitoring server usage and up-time.
  • Interface with vendors to obtain required equipment and software in a timely manner while ensuring proper audit and budget controls are met.
  • Provide technical and procedural direction to the company for the actual implementation of the servers and storage used, as well as interface with internal users, development personnel and other technical staff.
  • Provide direction in complex problem-solving situations and participate in direct interaction with internal staff as required.
  • Design, implement and maintain a consistent backup and disaster recovery plan.
  • Collaborate with operations, QA and third-party data centers to provide technical direction on network topologies, server configurations, hardware/software deployments, firewall configurations and other administrative tasks related to the staging and maintenance of company development, testing and production servers.
  • Ensure timely and effective delivery of hardware upgrades, network upgrades and new configurations.


  • Desired Experience


  • VMware
  • MS Server and Linux/UNIX
  • Active Directory
  • SQL database
  • Exchange
  • IIS
  • HP blades
  • Enterprise data protection
  • SAN


  • Educational/Vocational/Previous Experience Recommendations:

    • BA/BS, preferably in computer science or a related field.
    • 5+ years of IT or related experience.