Sample Systems Engineer Job Description

Job Description

At [CompanyX], we’re known for innovative technologies that solve problems for a wide range of industries — and we need a new chief problem-solver to take the reigns. We’re currently seeking a highly skilled systems engineer to provide the business knowledge and technical expertise to implement strategies, evaluate products, and build upon an infrastructure that supports the ever-changing needs of our customers. In this role, you will work with complex systems, designing, developing, and integrating them at every stage of its life cycle. If you’re reliable in delivering mission-critical infrastructure with an eye toward accessibility, optimization, and security, we’d like to hear from you.

Objectives of this Role

  • Manage and monitor all infrastructure and system installations, including configurations, testing, and maintenance
  • Implement and maintain backups, security, and redundancy strategies
  • Identify potential issues and integrate possible solutions
  • Craft custom scripts, reducing requirement of human interaction
  • Enable faster and smarter business processes and implement analytics for meaningful
  • Engage with upper management regularly with reports on project status, activities, and achievements

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Communicate with stakeholders to identify what they want a system to accomplish
  • Use expert-level administration and optimization of hosts and servers to ensure high availability and appropriate resource management
  • Standardize and automate processes and monitoring using scripting technology
  • Install and configure operating systems, software, and hardware components, and clearly document the design, maintenance, and support procedures for routine tasks to leverage IT support staff
  • Routinely test software for bugs, redundancies, and security issues
  • Conduct high-level root-cause analysis for service interruption and establish preventive measures
  • Create reports and documentation outlining findings and solutions; oversee the overall backup strategy and daily operations for secure backups and restore testing

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in technology or computer science
  • Experience with or knowledge of programming languages and operating systems; current equipment and technologies, enterprise backup and recovery procedures, system performance-monitoring tools, active directories, virtualization, HTTP traffic, content delivery, and caching
  • Experience in project management, application design and integration, and cloud computing (specifically Microsoft Azure)
  • Expertise in creating, analyzing, and repairing large-scale distributed systems
  • Knowledge of Git or other version control

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Unix system administration
  • Professional certifications