Linux Systems Engineer

Houston, TX

Onsite  -  Infrastructure / Network / Systems  -  Direct Placement  -  Job ID: 23-62310

Title: Systems Engineer
Location: Houston, TX (Hybrid – onsite 3 days a week in downtown)
Duration: Permanent, Direct-Hire
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the US (This is a direct-hire position – no C2C)

Top Skills Required:

  • Linux Administration
  • VMware Virtualization

Job Description:
This position has the responsibility for the maintenance, troubleshooting and administration of the organization's server and storage infrastructure. The person in this position will work closely with members of the IT staff to ensure very high levels of server availability, security, and efficiency. They will serve as the technical resource for server and storage production operations support and relevant projects.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Create scopes of work for professional services engagements
  • Monitor the remote monitoring and management system alerts and notifications and respond accordingly through service tickets
  • Troubleshooting on DFS, File servers, Print Servers, Share Permissions etc.
  • Troubleshooting on SFX/SFTP related issues
  • Develops and promotes standard operating procedures
  • Check Events and Alerts and action on them for CPU, Memory and Datastore high uses alerts
  • Perform known issue resolution for ESXi host or VM's i.e. reading ESXi host in vCenter, specific ESXi service restart etc.
  • Support of disaster recovery solutions
  • Basic remote access solution implementation and support: VPN, ConnectWise Automate, and other tools
  • Communication with customers as required: keeping them informed of incident progress, notifying them of impending changes or agreed outages
  • Improve customer service, perception, and satisfaction

Preferred Minimum Experience and Education

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited institution preferred
  • Strong knowledge in virtualization, storage, servers, and data protection
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with following areas:
    • Experience in managing and building Virtualization platforms (VMWare, Citrix, Hyper-V, etc)
    • Strong knowledge Operating System (Linux/Windows)
    • Strong Knowledge in Storage tools (DELL, HPE, Pure, etc)
    • Experience in Data Protection tools (DPM, Veeam, CommVault, Acronis, etc)
    • Experience managing Server architecture (HP ProLiant, Dell Servers, Cisco UCS)
    • Scripting (PowerShell or Shell) knowledge preferred
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Five+ years of in-depth experience maintaining and supporting technology solutions that utilize technical skills described above
  • Five+ years of in-depth experience supporting and troubleshooting a multi-server windows Domain network environments
  • Experience working directly with technical engineers and practice managers as well as nontechnical end-users
  • Interpersonal skills: such as telephony skills, communication skills, active listening, and customer-care
  • Diagnosis skills of technical issues
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes quickly
  • Ability to work in a team and communicate effectively

About INSPYR Solutions:
As a leading information technology partner, we connect top IT talent with our clients to provide innovative business solutions through our IT Staffing, Professional Services, and Infrastructure Solutions divisions. We understand and value the unique needs of highly-skilled information technology professionals in the industry and always strive to stay above the curve. Our company was founded on the following core values: Be the Best, Understand the Urgency, Never Ever Give Up, Have the Courage to Excel, and Make a Contribution. We take pride in our business model and strive to create a positive workplace environment through an exemplary culture.

INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.