Systems Engineer Senior in Allen Park, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 11/29/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 54540

Systems Engineer-54540 Position Description:

Position Duties: 

  • Engage in Tech Refresh projects including virtual capacity and physical environment. 
  • Systems Engineering for FEDE / C3P with knowledge on UNIX, networks, DB, and storage. 
  • Knowledge of virtualization technology (specifically Solaris zones or other UNIX equivalent ) 
  • Work with cross functional teams to facilitate successful deployments, migrations. 
  • Act as a liaison between vendor and operation team. 
  • Follow up on the issues and work with the third party vendor to resolve them as per SLAs. 
  • Lead and provide direction to operation team in providing production support. 
  • Coordinate and work with vendor, Engineering team and customers on change controls. 
  • Plan and coordinate migrations and security patches and manage 24/7 on-call support. 
  • Ensure Solrais servers are in Information Security Policy (ISP) compliant to mitigate risk to our business.

Experience Required:

  • 5+ years of IT experience. 
  • Solaris, Linux, or AIX. 
  • Communication - Ability to effectively communicate through various levels of engagement. 
  • Ability to utilize desktop tools and facilitate effective communication. 
  • 5+ Systems Administration experience in Unix/Solaris environment

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience with TeamCenter PLM application. 
  • Experience with Cloud technologies. 
  • Experience with Automation technologies. 
  • Training in Solaris Administration (especially in Virtualization/zones) 
  • Certifications in Unix/Solaris administration 
  • Project Management skills a plus
  • Education Required:
  • Bachelor’s Degree

At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

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