Senior Systems Engineer (Virtualization)

Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Jacksonville , FL 32277

Posted 4 months ago

A career at Citizens is unlike a career at any other insurance company, because Citizens is unlike any other insurance company. If you are looking for an opportunity in which you can stretch to your full potential, expand your knowledge and grow your career, you have found it.

At Citizens, employees do more than live up to their potential they exceed it. So what are you waiting for? Come discover the career you never expected at Citizens.

Position Summary:

The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for specialized information technology areas performing advanced operational, analytical, and/or technical support functions to maintain and improve Server Operating Systems and Server Virtualization for Citizens.

Essential Functions/Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage and monitor the capacity and performance of our physical and virtual server infrastructure.

  • Provision, maintain and monitor the health and performance of the physical server hardware.

  • Deploy and maintain/troubleshoot ESX hosts and VM's to meet business needs.

  • Deploy and maintain/troubleshoot Microsoft Server OS on physical and virtual platforms

  • Collaborate with engineers or software developers to select appropriate design solutions or ensure the compatibility of system components.

  • Ensure solutions are designed to take advantage of the existing assets, integrate them into the existing environment, follow the enterprise architecture, and solve the business problems of the business owner or unit.

  • Serve as liaison between leadership and Enterprise Architecture team on strategic direction and provide input to the Enterprise Architecture team regarding standards and framework enhancements.

  • Streamline server engineering processes for greater efficiency and effectiveness.


Required Jobs Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems or similar work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university, and/or equivalent technical experience.

  • 8 years VMWare ESX Engineering, Administration and Management

  • Deploy and maintain/troubleshoot ESX (5.5 and newer) hosts and VM's in mid- to large-sized IT environments

  • Deploy and maintain/troubleshoot Microsoft Server OS on physical and virtual platforms (Microsoft Windows Server 2016/2012/2008/2003)

  • 3 years Scripting (ex: PowerShell, Vbscript, Python)

  • Infrastructure deployment and troubleshooting skills, including virtual appliances, server farms, and 3rd party tools

  • Knowledge of networking protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, LAN/WAN, and network integration

  • 5 years Group Policy Objects Management

  • Practical SDLC and Project Management understanding

Preferred Jobs Skills and Experience:

  • Professional IT Certifications, such as: Microsoft MCSE or equivalent

  • Experience with Agile frameworks (Scrum, Kanban, etc)

  • Experience with ITIL or ITSM processes

  • 3 year Linux administration (RedHat, SUSE, CENTOS)

  • 8 years of Active Directory Engineering, Administration and Management

  • 2 Years Cloud Engineering with Azure or AWS

  • 2 Years IaaS, SaaS, PaaS Engineering

  • Security and compliance

In addition to a competitive salary, Citizens offers its employees an outstanding total rewards package, including:

  • Retirement savings plan with an 8 percent company match

  • Medical, dental and group life insurance

  • Paid time off: vacation, sick and holiday leave

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Professional and leadership development opportunities

  • Flexible work schedule

  • On-site wellness activities

  • Employee recognition programs

  • Relocation assistance (where applicable)

  • Community and volunteering opportunities

  • Casual dress and more

Citizens is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

Relocation Assistance is available for this position


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