Cedars-Sinai Systems Engineer - Storage and Virtualization in Los Angeles, California

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Job Summary:

As a Systems Engineer on the Storage and Virtualization Engineering team, you will be responsible for managing and engineering storage solutions for Health Systems information systems, enterprise applications and associated infrastructure. Provides direct support for the planning, coordination, upgrade, enhancement and implementation of computer systems and infrastructure/application software. Ensures stable performance through performance monitoring and tuning. Participates in capacity planning, workload modeling, and prediction of resource needs, ensures timely system maintenance, participates in the planning and implementation of major software and hardware upgrades, ensuring change management procedures and methodologies are implemented and followed. Works independently or as a member of interdisciplinary teams on moderately complex projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for technical administration, engineering and support of Health Systems information systems, enterprise applications and infrastructure.

  2. Provides direct support for the planning, coordination, upgrade, enhancement and implementation of systems and software.

  3. Ensures stable performance through performance monitoring and tuning.

  4. Ensures timely system maintenance, participates in the planning and implementation of major software and hardware upgrades

  5. Configures, installs, maintains, applies patches/fixes and troubleshoots physical and logical tiers of applications/software/systems.

  6. Assists with conceptualization, design and set up of systems architecture and its various components.

  7. Works independently or as a member of interdisciplinary teams on complex projects.

  8. Participates in capacity planning, workload modeling and prediction of resource needs.

  9. Ensures that change management procedures and methodologies are implemented and followed.

On-Call:

•May be required perform after hours on call responsibilitiesEducational requirements and/or preferences:

•Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering; equivalent combination of education and work experience is acceptable.

•At least 3 years of practical experience as a systems engineer in a complex multi-platform, multi-protocol environment.

•Expertise with a variety of server/systems monitoring, analysis, management, and configuration tools.

•Able to solve problems independently, quickly, and completely and communicate them clearly to upper management.

•Strong project management and interpersonal skills; able to deal effectively with diverse skill sets and personalities, provide strong team leadership, and work effectively as a team player.

•Highly organized with a proven ability to prioritize workload, meet deadlines, manage several complex projects at one time, and utilize time effectively for staff and self.

•Experience with backup client/server software (Avamar/TSM preferred)

•Administration of Enterprise NAS Solutions (NetApp preferred)

•Administration of Enterprise Block Storage (EMC and NetApp preferred)

•Administration of Fiber Channel Network (Cisco preferred)

•Experience administrating Object Storage (On-premise and Cloud based solutions)

•Troubleshooting storage, server, and network performance issues

•Healthcare sector experience a plus

•Experience working with Unix/Linux/Windows operating systems

•Experience with Linux/Windows server deployment automation

•Programming background and advanced scripting skills

•Competent with mainstream office automation, project management, and communications tools.

•Demonstrated ability to work with PowerPoint and Visio for workflow architectural diagrams.

•Executes all job responsibilities and assignments promptly, reliably, honestly, and ethically.

•Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.