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San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance

Senior Systems Engineer- San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance

HOW YOU WILL IMPACT OUR MISSION
The Senior Systems Engineer will help build out, maintain, and troubleshoot our rapidly expanding infrastructures. This position reports to the Information Technology Manager.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Manage, administer, patch/update, monitor, and support Windows, Linux and O365 servers, employ analytical skills to assess and correct server related problems or outages. Monitor and resolve disruptions, outages, security violations, and attacks on server related devices and services.
  • Define, create and maintain system policies, comprehensive server diagrams and documentation for support personnel and contribute to policy development, procedures and technical reports associated with operating and maintaining the system state and the server infrastructure.
  • Perform independent high-level design of enterprise application systems, establish the system's basic structure, defines essential core design features and elements that provide the framework, influence technical designs at the enterprise level and actively participate in setting technical direction of the styles of computing, design, test, and deploy new systems, applications, and networks, including installing operating systems, and productivity applications.
  • Define, create and maintain system policies, comprehensive server diagrams and documentation for support personnel, administer procedures and corporate messaging application, contribute to policy development, procedures and technical reports associated with operating and maintaining the system state and the server infrastructure.
  • Assess and maintain network and system security, analyze and correct system issues and error logs.
  • Lead and facilitate the analysis, design, programming, and implementation of viable solutions to highly complex business problems and to support evolving technological needs of the organization and develop and implement project plans to support strategic system and network related initiatives.
  • Make recommendations for future system upgrades and develop a hardware upgrade protocol.
  • Implement and maintain server backup/recovery processes.


WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is seeking an individual who is inspired to be a part of an organization that is committed to protecting wildlife around the globe. A leader to join us in our commitment to provide opportunities to learn about, engage with best-in-class conservation work, and share how that work is changing outcomes for wildlife every day through visits to the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

JOB EXPERIENCE

  • 7+ years’ experience in a Systems Engineer or System Architect role required.
  • 7+ years’ experience in engineering of Microsoft Windows Server Environment, Active Directory, Azure Administration required.
  • 7+ years’ Experience with VMware vSphere virtual infrastructure environments. Hyper-converged systems experience such as: VMware VxRail, Nutanix is plus.
  • 7+ years' experience with Microsoft Exchange Server or Office 365.
  • 7+ years' experience with server/storage and backup technologies, such as: HPE, Dell, Commvault and Veeam.

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent specialized training required.
  • Driver’s License
  • Current Microsoft 365, VMware (or other virtual hyper-converged technology certifications) within 120 Days
  • Azure Solution certifications (AZ-303 or higher)

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Strong working knowledge of designing, installing, configuring and troubleshooting Windows/Linux environments and Cloud based environments.
  • Strong working knowledge of deployment, management of Microsoft Directory Services - Windows Active Directory, AD replication, Group Policies, Windows Server, 2012, 2016, 2019 Server, DNS, DHCP, and ADFS.
  • Engineering and advanced management of Microsoft Office 365 and other cloud-based technologies (Azure/AWS) and SSO support knowledge required.
  • Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.


SOME OF THE PERKS YOU WILL ENJOY AS A TEAM MEMBER

  • Free admission to the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park
  • Family Passes
  • Complimentary Tickets
  • Local and In-House Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program


IMPORTANT DETAILS

Location: San Diego Zoo – Information Systems

Duration: Year round

Exempt Position: Salary is commensurate with experience

Candidates must be available for an interview if contacted. Full job description may be requested at that time.  
 

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SAN DIEGO ZOO WILDLIFE ALLIANCE IS A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

SAN DIEGO ZOO WILDLIFE ALLIANCE IS AN EEO/AA/DISABILITY/PROTECTED VETERAN EMPLOYER
San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance makes every effort to ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals and abides by EEO and nondiscrimination provisions of all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application, please email your request to sdzwacareers@sdzwa.org and provide the job title and location to which you are applying.

Join our team and build a career protecting wildlife around the globe with your passion for wildlife!

Salary

Exempt Position: Salary is commensurate with experience

How to Apply

Apply directly through SDZWA website:

Senior Systems Engineer- San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance - Career Portal (dayforcehcm.com)

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance
2920 Zoo Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 6192311515

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