Robert Half Technology Sr. Systems Engineer in dallas, Texas

For more information email: This position will be working with a team of system administrators and engineers to build and support a growing infrastructure to support an active research environment. Responsibilities include: Engineering and Provisioning

  • Build, configure, and maintain systems that adhere to enterprise, departmental, and team standards.

  • Assist in requirements gathering, development, and testing of new systems or system upgrades.

  • Develop and/or employ tools to identify problems and opportunities for improvement in the IT environment.

  • Implement and manage automated operating system deployments and configuration management. Operations and support

  • Analyze performance data and configure systems for optimal performance.

  • Manage backup and disaster recovery systems. Create and manage backup policies.

  • Manage infrastructure software such as SaltStack, ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana), Sensu, and Active Directory.

  • Assist cluster users with cluster usage best practices, troubleshooting, and diagnosis.

  • Rack, cable, inventory, and configure new datacenter equipment.

  • Update system inventory after any post-deployment changes. Maintain up-to-date configuration documents.

  • Identify opportunities for and implement automation and scaling.

  • Monitor and react to operational failures of datacenter hardware. Work with vendors to diagnose and resolve hardware issues.

  • Other duties as assigned.

With more than 100 locations worldwide, Robert Half Technology is a leading provider of IT professionals on a project and full-time basis for initiatives ranging from web development and systems integration to network security and technical support. Through our alliances with industry-leading organizations such as HDI® and the Microsoft® Partner program, we have access to client companies that other staffing firms don't. In addition to our free job search services, we provide our candidates with access to free online technical training and a competitive benefits and compensation package.

Our parent company, Robert Half, once again was named to FORTUNE® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" and was the highest-ranked staffing firm. (March 1, 2016)

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Req ID: 04380-9500191793

Functional Role: Systems Administrator

Country: USA

State: TX

City: dallas

Postal Code: 75287

Compensation: $95,000.00 to $105,000.00 per year


  • Requirements:

  • Able to investigate, test, and deploy new technologies where little documentation exists.

  • Minimum of 3 years of hands on AWS experience as a systems administrator or engineer.

  • 2+ years of work experience in a production Linux environment.

  • 2+ years of experience with common scripting or programming languages.

  • Chef exposure. Nice to Have: Familiarity with Kerberos, LDAP, and other SSO solutions. Experience with RPM based Linux distributions, managing and deploying system and application monitoring Systems development of distributed specialized Linux server fleets and the software stacks that run on them.