Position Status:Full TIme

Location:Nashville, TN

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position falls under HealthStream's MIS division and is an MIS Systems Engineer in the Highland Ridge office.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead the department effort in developing high availability solutions for mission-critical applications in a multiple data center environment.
  • Collaborate with other members of the MIS team to develop high performance and highly available solutions.
  • Provide support for mission-critical systems to ensure smooth business operations.
  • Develop and maintain inventory and documentations to improve operational efficiency.
  • Reduce systems down time and potential problems through proper systems engineering and proactive monitoring/maintenance.
  • Automate data center and administration tasks through scripting.
  • Research and evaluate new data center technologies to improve existing infrastructure.
  • Cross-train and provide backup to other team members.
  • Work with IT management to design and implement application failover and DR plan.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

A. KNOWLEDGE/EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Six (6) plus years of experience in an enterprise environment with data center focus.
  • Graduate from an accredited four-year college with a degree in a technical discipline (i.e. Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, etc.)
  • Virtualization technologies with VMware 5.5 and above.
  • VDI experience is not required but a big plus.
  • SAN technologies with EMC VNX and VNX2 array
  • Replication with VMware Site Recovery Manager and EMC Recover Point
  • Server hardware/technology e.g. blade server
  • Automation with PowerShell or Javascript
  • Prior experience in deploying and supporting high availability solutions in a multiple data center environment is desirable.
  • Data center best practices and management
    B. SKILLS REQUIRED:

B. SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Possess strong analytic and troubleshooting skills for systems performance and issues.
  • VMware, EMC, and Microsoft certifications preferred but not required.

C. ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Operations framework such as MOF or ITIL
  • Networking - routing and switching