Crane Aerospace & Electronics in Lynnwood, WA is seeking a Senior Systems Administrator to support our world-wide virtual infrastructure in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
Areas of responsibility include but are not limited to operating systems, applications, server hardware, virtual infrastructure, backup and recovery, storage, and storage area networking. The Sr. Systems Administrator will support Windows operating systems, build standards, operating system patching, monitoring, alerting, security, patching, and automation. This position will work closely with the Application, Networking, and DBA teams to implement business objectives.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Implementation and support of VMWare 6.0+
Implementation and support of Nutanix AHV
Implementation and support of Cohesity Backup Platform
Responsible for ensuring uptime of critical business systems and infrastructure through monitoring and timely remediation of critical infrastructure issues
Preserves data assets by supporting disaster recovery and back-up procedures
Supports information technology strategies, policies, and procedures
Identifies issues, evaluates trends, and anticipates requirements
Ensures adherence to all regulatory compliance processes and requirements, including but not limited to Sarbanes-Oxley, DFARS, ITAR and like regulations.
Responsible for performing routine operating system and application patching and remediation of any security vulnerabilities in a timely manner
Responsible for supporting the monitoring, alerting and automation infrastructure for critical business systems and infrastructure.
Identify paths for migration from legacy platforms to more modern platforms; perform migrations in support of strategic plans
Maintains organization's effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing infrastructure technologies.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
Six (6) or more years of experience as a Systems Administrator in a medium to high volume environment
Experience in managing an enterprise physical and virtual infrastructure (VMware, Nutanix AHV) and HP Blade Systems
Experience administering enterprise Unix and Linux server environments running various applications, configuration, deployment, and upgrades
Advanced knowledge and understanding of virtual infrastructure, performance monitoring, troubleshooting, and networking technologies
Understanding of backup/DR planning and compliance
Knowledge of SOX/PCI or similar compliance a plus
Strong problem solving
Ability to complete job requirements within time constraints
Ability to train new employees to support systems as required
Ability to work effectively in an individual or team environment
Must be self-motivated and directed
Employment Eligibility Requirement:
Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment
Manufacturing operations may require the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to: eye safety glasses, gowning, masks, hearing protectors, heel/wrist straps and any other required PPE
May be exposed to unusual environmental conditions such as loud noises, cold temperatures, confined spaces, dust or fumes
Must be flexible to work occasional overtime and weekends as needed
Crane Aerospace & Electronics supplies critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. You'll find Crane Aerospace & Electronics in some of the toughest environments: from engines to landing gear; from satellites to medical implants and from missiles to unmanned aerial systems (UAS).
We are committed to operational excellence and world class processes. We employ Lean manufacturing techniques to optimize manufacturing efficiency and accuracy on all product lines. Our products are known for their technical strength, proven reliability and overall value.
Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers competitive salaries and outstanding opportunities for career growth and development.
In our efforts to maintain a safe and drug-free workplace, Crane Aerospace & Electronics requires that candidates complete a satisfactory background check prior to employment.
This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Crane Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity characteristics or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, or U.S. military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law, in recruiting, hiring, training and promoting.