System Engineer - Clearwater, FL -Contract to Hire ($90k) in Pinellas Park, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

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Job Description

Vaco Tampa is hiring!
This is a contract to hire position for a client in Clearwater, FL. All work must be completed on-site.


This position has a focus on infrastructure skills supporting both production and back office environments with responsibility for systems operations administration and management, using numerous technologies. Additional responsibilities include maintenance of all monitoring and data protection systems, networking and virtualization equipment integration, and support duties for all relevant technologies and its end-users.

Essential Functions:
  • Through prescribed best practices, manage and maintain high-availability of all systems relevant to customers, both internal and external
  • Ensure the integrity of the entire infrastructure by maintaining a proactive security posture against potential threats. Work with security teams to patch and replace any elements deemed necessary by internal or 3rd party rsi assessment
  • Conducts moderately complex projects or phases of significant projects; coordinates the efforts of external group and vendors in the performance of assigned projects
  • Ability to take on-call responsibilities to remediate after hours issues
  • Provision new services and configuration items to support stability and growth
  • As needed, support local office users as an escalation for complex networking/application issues

Technology Skill Sets:
  • Cisco Network Device Administration (ASA Firewall, Catalyst Switch)
  • Linux Administration (RedHat and CentOS preferred)
  • VMWare Administration (at least version 6.5)
  • Microsoft Windows Server Administration (2008 and newer)
  • Amazon Web Services (VPC, EC2/ECS/AMI, Docker, RDS/Aurora DB)
  • F5 Load Balancer Administration
  • Cisco Phone System Exposure
  • Java Application Exposure
  • Database (MySQL/MS SQL/Mongo) Exposure

Knowledge, Experience and Education:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, computer science, management information systems, or related field preferred
  • Four or more years of experience in systems engineering, information technology operations support, or in a similar field supporting technology infrastructure
  • Candidates must be open to learning new technologies
  • Experience is specifically desired with Cisco Call Manager and Networking hardware