U.S. Concrete
  • 02-Feb-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • IT
  • Euless, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Senior Systems Engineer 2021

U.S. Concrete, Inc.

Euless, Texas

U.S. Concrete (NASDAQ: USCR) is an American company that operates and sells its products and services within the United States. We take pride in seeking harmony with the environment while contributing to the building of contemporary societies, infrastructures, and high-profile projects that improve people's lives and connect them together.

Position Summary

The Senior Systems Engineer will be responsible for maintaining the technical infrastructure of all US Concrete systems throughout the enterprise. This includes day to day administration, support, proactive software updates / patching, and software and hardware refreshes / maintenance. Supported systems include, but are not limited to Physical and Virtual Servers along with their associated roles - located within the data center and remote locations, Storage, Backup, SQL, SQL Cluster, Cloud Servers (AWS/Azure), and DR configurations for each.

This position is also responsible for providing L2 / L3 Support to the IT Organization and regional offices where applicable. In addition, the Senior Systems Engineer will be involved in project work supporting the internal organization along with assisting in the integration of current and future acquisitions. The position also requires thinking outside the box and working solutions to fit the business and/or working with the business to fit the box.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provide technical support and maintenance of I.T. systems.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems with system configurations and hardware.
  • Provide solutions to complicated problems from multiple angles with the ability to discuss the pros and cons of each solution.
  • Core belief in scripting and automation of repetitive tasks and provide solutions to increase productivity.
  • Ability to "dig in" on problems and find the resolution.
  • Provide escalation support for the Service Desk and Desktop Support Teams.
  • Performs server hardware and server software maintenance functions such as firmware upgrades, installing software service packs and configuring enhancements.
  • Maintains system security including operating system security patches and virus defense.
  • Performs system administration functions such as Active Directory maintenance, DNS changes, granting server permissions, server log management, email system administration, print queue management, web server support.
  • Maintain standardization and documentation of technology and processes.
  • Monitors performance, capacity and operational statistics for operating systems, applications and servers including e-mail systems, file and print systems, virus defense, web services and remote access.
  • Upgrades server and infrastructure hardware based on hardware life cycle policy.
  • Upgrades system and infrastructure software based on software life cycle policy.
  • Configures and implements complex I.T. technology systems including DR / Business Continuity / High Availability
  • Installs system software and hardware for operating systems, applications and servers including, but not limited to, e-mail systems, file and print systems, anti-virus, web services and remote access.
  • Will serve as the project lead on simple technical projects based on the business plan
  • Design, testing, and implementation of new technologies from end to end
  • Travel up to 10% may be required

Qualifications

  • Superior customer service and communications skills required
  • Agile methodologies, Scripting and Automation - required
  • Leader / Trainer / Learner Ability to lead a team to solutions, train team to grow, and learn new technologies and ideas.
  • Critical thinker - Ability to recognize, analyze, and effectively solve problems in a timely and organized manner using industry best practices and procedures - required
  • Superior relationship skills with the ability to work with multiple personalities in varied regions of the country
  • Project Management - ability to manage small to medium time sensitive projects with ease - required
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, flexibility, and agility a must required
  • Past-experience in M&A related to infrastructure integration - preferred
  • Ability to work with little supervision and within changing priorities in a dynamic rapidly changing and growing environment required
  • Technical proficiency Advanced
    • Scripting and Automation
      • PowerShell Scripting
      • Ansible
    • Microsoft:
      • Windows server
      • Active Directory
      • DNS/DHCP
      • PowerShell
      • Active Directory Federated Services
        • Single Sign On
        • Multifactor Authentication
      • VMWare
        • ESXi 6+
        • vCenter 6+
      • Technical proficiency Advanced
      • Microsoft
        • Certificate Authority
        • Distributed File SystemReplication
      • File services
      • Printing
      • SQL Server Administration and Clustering
      • Exchange
      • SharePoint Online
      • Skype for Business
      • IIS
      • Office 365
      • System Center Configuration Manager
        • Software/OS deployment
        • OS Patching
      • System Center Endpoint Protection / Operations Manager
      • System Center Orchestrator / Service Manager
      • Remote Desktop Services (RDS):
      • RDS Gateway/Broker/Web
      • RDS License / Session Servers
      • Ability to support systems without prior knowledge by thinking out of the box by using past-experience and deductive reasoning to reach a solution

Education and Experience

Four-year degree in Information Technology or commensurate experience required

Current Certification as a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Cloud / Infrastructure

10+ years documented, hands on experience as a Systems Administrator or equivalent, supporting organizations with 50+ plus sites and 1000+ users with impeccable record / references.

Networking experience required

AWS/DevOps Experience Required

Unix Experience Preferred

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Subject to irregular hours and on call rotation.

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