Systems Engineer DataDirect Networks
DataDirect Networks (DDN.com) is a world leader in massively scalable storage. We are the leading provider of data storage and processing solutions and professional services that enable content-rich and high-growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. DDN enables enterprises to extract value and deliver results from their information. Our customers include the world's leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life sciences, media production organizations and security & intelligence organizations.
We are currently seeking a Systems Engineer.
The Systems Engineer is responsible for many facets of the local IT infrastructure in support of day to day productivity as well as maintaining and improving the automated and manual test infrastructure. This includes designing, organizing, modifying, and supporting the local computer systems (LANs, WANs, Internet and intranet systems, network segments) as well as contributing to the local Continuous Integration development team through infrastructure improvements, PXE boot upgrades and test development. Close coordination with the corporate IT team as well as local and remote development and test teams will occur on a daily basis.
Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:
Manage installation, configuration, setup, testing, troubleshooting, documentation, and decommissioning of storage, servers and associated equipment and hardware.
Perform system backups and restoration of systems as required in accordance with DDN policies and procedures.
Perform configuration management, testing and troubleshooting of systems.
Position will require the full range of architecture, engineering, and process experience in the migration of linux or windows systems
Perform storage administration
Support LANs, WANs, network segments, Internet, and intranet systems.
Monitor networks to ensure security and availability to specific users.
Assign routing protocols and routing table configuration.
Maintain local network facilities including network servers such as file servers, VPN gateways, etc..
Administer local servers, printers, routers, switches, firewalls, phones, security updates and patches.
Drive infrastructure changes in support of the Continuous Integration environment. In particular, serve as the driving force uniting the various CI infrastructures across products and assist in developing approaches to better share equipment across teams and locations.
Script tests in support of the IME or other programs
Qualifications for this role are:
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related Technical Degree with 5+ years of overall equivalent relevant experience.
5+ Years of on the job experience in a related field
Experience in managing Linux as well as Microsoft Windows environments
Extensive knowledge of LANs and PC hardware set up and support, network printers, and storage technology.
Unix/Linux programming experience desired
Experience with Perl, Python or other scripting languages desired
Positive attitude and a desire to learn new skills
Ability to adapt and learn quickly
Self-starter with a strong drive to perform at a high level
Team player with the ability to communicate well with others
Excellent written communication skills
DDN Core Characteristics
DDN has a very strong orientation towards these 4 characteristics and any successful employee will demonstrate these capabilities:
Self Starter - Takes independent action to identify and solve problems. Seeks out relevant information needed to make decisions. Gets involved with new initiatives.
Success/Achievement Orientation - Delivers quality results consistently. Targets, achieves (or exceeds) measurable results. Sets challenging goals, focuses on critical priorities, and is accountable.
Problem Solving - Recognizes problems and responds with a systematic assessment that identifies and addresses cause of issue. Practical, realistic, and resourceful.
Innovative - Builds and improves key business processes that enhance the effectiveness of DDN. Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, and solves problems creatively.
DDN takes pride in developing and promoting talent as an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. By fostering a diverse business environment, DDN welcomes opportunities to learn from each other, our customers, investors, suppliers, and business partners.
Thank you for your interest in joining DDN!
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