Position Status:Full TIme
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.
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
- 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