CyrusOne Systems Engineer Tier II in Wappingers Falls, New York

The Systems Engineer II helps design and implement solutions for customers while providing tier II support for HPE Proliant and Synergy hardware, VMware vSphere virtualized platforms, Microsoft and Linux based operating systems. The Systems Engineer II completes the installation, configuration and maintenance of customer's hardware and software in production and disaster recovery environments, and provides technical support. The engineer also assists with platform and application monitoring and backups.

Essential Functions:

  • Provision customer configurations including:

    • applying hardware firmware upgrades
    • racking and cabling equipment
    • loading operating systems
    • applying configurations
    • creating and updating documentation
  • Implement reliable server based solutions for customers utilizing the best of breed Microsoft, Linux and HPE technologies

  • Install new firmware, OS, software releases and system upgrades

  • Work directly with customers to ensure the delivery of a stable solution

  • Troubleshoot and resolve hardware and software related problems

  • Monitor system configurations to ensure compliance with CyrusOne standards and ensure customer data integrity

  • Escalate any issues that prevent timely delivery

  • Participate in the development of products and standards

  • Maintain and further knowledge of hardware and operating system deployment standards and best practices via self directed research and training

Minimum Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and troubleshooting skills

  • Working knowledge of HPE Proliant and Synergy hardware platforms

  • Working knowledge of HPE 3Par and Nimble storage platforms

  • Working knowledge of HPE/Brocade fiber channel switching and zoning

  • Working knowledge of VMware vSphere, Site Recovery Manager, SSO, and workload migration strategies

  • Working knowledge of VMware Horizon View VDI solutions

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft and Linux operating systems

  • Working knowledge of Active Directory, DNS, & DHCP and web implementations.

  • General knowledge of Microsoft Clustering, Exchange Server, SQL Server and IIS

  • General knowledge of Veeam backup solutions.

Experience/Skills:

  • 4–5 years of experience in systems administration or related field, data center environment preferred

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to resolve problems in a timely manner

  • Ability to effectively communicate with team members, management and customers

  • Ability to work under pressure at times

  • Ability to work either independently or as part of a team

  • Excellent time management, documentation, decision making, presentation and organizational skills

  • Powershell and PowerCLI scripting a plus

Education:

Associates degree in computer science or related field.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

General office and data center environment. Some stress may occur at times. May involve lifting (up to 60 lbs). Exposure to a climate controlled environment for extended periods of time.

Certifications:

MCP required, MCSE, MCSA, or Linux preferred.

CyrusOne is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

CyrusOne provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. We will respond to requests for reasonable accommodations to assist you in applying for positions at CyrusOne, or to submit a resume. If you need to request an accommodation, please contact our Human Resources at 214.488.1365 (Option 7) or by email at HR@cyrusone.com .

CyrusOne’s data center offerings provide the flexibility, reliability, and security that enterprise customers require and are delivered through a tailored, customer service-focused platform designed to foster long-term relationships. CyrusOne’s National IX platform provides robust connectivity options to drive revenue, reduce expenses, and improve service quality for enterprises, content, and telecommunications companies. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its more than 30 data centers worldwide.

The company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for hundreds of customers, including many of the Fortune 20 the Fortune 1000 lists of enterprise companies.