CyrusOne Systems Engineer in Wappingers Falls, New York

The Systems Engineer helps implement and provides technical support for production and disaster recovery environments for CyrusOne Customers. The Systems Engineer also assists with platform and application monitoring and backups. The Systems Engineer performs these duties under general supervision.

Essential Functions:

  • manage and monitor existing systems

  • racking and cabling for new equipment

  • installing base operating systems, updates and system upgrades

  • installing firmware and driver updates

  • applying configurations

  • creating and updating documentation

  • troubleshoot and resolve hardware and software related problems

  • communicate promptly and clearly with customers, both verbally and electronically via email and ticket updates

  • maintain and further knowledge of hardware, operating systems and software via self-directed research and training

Minimum Requirements:

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills

  • Working knowledge of HPE ProLiant hardware platforms

  • Working knowledge of VMware vSphere

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft and Linux operating systems

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

  • General knowledge of Veeam backup solutions

Experience/Skills:

  • 2 - 3 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 work under pressure at times

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

  • Excellent time management, communication, decision making, 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, MCSE, MCSA, VMware or Linux certifications a plus

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.