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Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer

Job Description

Systems Engineer

The Systems Engineer role is a 6-month contract-to-hire opportunity with one of our clients in Rock Hill, SC. Mostly you will be working on E-mail, OS management / patching, and project implementations. Target salary range upon conversion $60,000 - $89,000 depending on experience, with a comparable rate range during the contract portion. Local candidates only. No sponsorship or C2C arrangements available.

Responsible for the design, development, implementation, and daily support activities of server hardware, operating systems, and application servers. In addition, the engineer performs research on current and emerging technologies to increase the performance and cost attributes of systems and applications supporting business requirements and initiatives.

Responsibilities of the Systems Engineer:
  • Maintenance and support of email and Linux based systems as well as operational aspects of software applications and applications servers.
  • Conducts peer review of systems architecture design and strategy in support of application requirements.
  • Consults with management and systems analyst personnel to clarify program intent, identify problems, suggests changes and determine extent of architecture and design requirements.
  • Assesses the impact of any changes to operational or business systems.
  • Maintains relationships with vendors and partners with Change Management to implement and support change control procedures for all code, application, operating system, and hardware releases.
  • Engages in research and development of current and emerging technologies in the information technology industry to ensure business deliverables are met and total cost of ownership is examined for hardware and software infrastructure.
  • Fosters the development of engineering skills for all system engineers through teamwork and coordination of system and application initiatives.
  • Solves complex operations and business systems issues through knowledge gained in research and development and pertinent experience.
  • Plans and coordinates system utilization and performs growth analysis and capacity planning.
  • Participates in multiple projects and/or tasks of large complexity.
  • Acts as subject matter expert and participates for on-call support to provide advice and technical support to engineers, analysts, and users regarding operational and application issues.

Job Requirements

Qualifications of the Systems Engineer:
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred or and additional 3 years of related work experience.
  • At least 5-8 years of experience working with multiple hardware and operating system platforms.
  • Familiar with the following platforms: Linux, email protocols and open source email platforms, DNS, LDAP and strong networking/routing understanding.
  • Knowledge of scripting, PHP, Apache, and Database performance and query optimization.
  • Excellent problem solving skills and technical aptitude.
  • Scripting and programming skills are a plus.
  • Excellent competencies in planning, organization time management, written and oral communication, basic understanding of business operations.

Apply for this position now through CareerBuilder, or by sending a Word resume to Amanda King at aking AT  To help ensure a timely response, include the reference code CBAK-4733 in the subject heading of your email message. 

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Job Snapshot

Base Pay $60,000.00 - $89,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Information Technology
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation No
Industry Computer Software, Electronics
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID CBAK-4733
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Systems Engineer

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