The Volusia Sheriff's Office is seeking a Systems Engineer II for the Information Technology department. This positions will be located in Daytona Beach, Florida.
The selected candidate will be progressively responsible experience to performed technical work planning, implementing, analyzing, designing, and maintaining computer hardware, operating system software, data storage, and database management systems in a complex multi-system environment. Additionally, this position will mentor other Systems Engineers.
NOTE:These positions may be required to work evenings and weekends as needed.
(NOTE: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.)
Performs all duties of a Systems Engineer I, plus the following:
Defines and allocates disk storage for file and database systems on servers and storage area networks (SAN).
Trains operational staff and automates routine operational and maintenance tasks.
Develops, documents, and enhances system administration procedures.
Prepares detailed technical analysis, recommendations, project plans, and cost projections for server and SAN projects.
Maintains high level of technical knowledge of server hardware, SANs, operating system software, and database management software.
Designs and implements high-availability hardware and software systems. Analyzes user requirements, developers' needs, and technical constraints. Implements solutions across multiple operating systems. Integrates new technologies into the existing data center environment.
Establishes Service Level Agreements with customers.
Communicates with customers regarding ongoing technical issues affecting performance.
Mentors and guides other Systems Engineers.
Assists in development of strategic plans for growth and resiliency.
Identifies key success factors and identifies necessary resources.
Designs and implements local area networks (LANs), wireless local area networks (WLANs), and wide area networks (WANs).
Designs and implements network device placements, including for wireless access points, switches, routers, and firewalls.
Designs, implements, and maintains network access for users and systems; including virtual private network (VPN) access.
Prepares detailed technical analyses, recommendations, project plans, and cost projections for network projects.
Maintains high level of technical knowledge of network hardware and software.
Attends work on a continuous and regular basis.
Responds to emergency situations.
Must adhere to Federal, State, County and Local ordinances.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or related field, and three (3) years of responsible experience in systems, database or network administration. A comparable amount of training, education, or experience may be substituted for the minimum requirements.
Having met the minimum requirements, the preferred candidatewill have experience with Microsoft-based systems running in a clustered virtualized environment to include either: Active Directory, Exchange, SQL Server, Windows Server 2012/2016/2019 AND/ORexperience troubleshooting and maintaining virtualization technologies AND/ORexperience with Cisco networking and security equipment to include switches, routers, and firewalls.
Must possess a valid driver's license.
Must obtain a valid Florida driver's license within 30 days of appointment and maintain thereafter.
Selected candidates will be required to undergo an extensive criminal background process.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
All knowledge, skills, and abilities of a Systems Engineer I, plus the following:
Skilled in the design and implementation of computer server environments; including security, backup and recovery, disaster recovery, routine maintenance, and automation of batch processing.
Skilled in the evaluation and recommendation of computer hardware and software.
Skilled in planning, coordinating and scheduling projects.
Knowledge of various types of network authentication; including password, two-factor, token, single-sign-on (SSO), and biometric authentication methods.
Knowledge of network authentication protocols; including Kerberos, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS).
Skilled in the design and implementation of local area networks (LANs), wireless local area networks (WLANs), and/or wide area networks (WANs).
Skilled in providing security, disaster recovery, and routine maintenance for LANs, WLANs, and/or WANs.
Skilled in the evaluation and recommendation of network hardware and software; including switches, routers, and firewalls.
Skilled in monitoring and maintaining all levels of network security, internally and externally.
Skilled in the design and implementation of switches, routers, firewalls, and virtual private networks (VPNs).
Knowledge of network and system security best practices.
Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Able to work under stressful conditions.
Must be able to relocate to other county locations based upon operational needs.
Mental Demands: Ability to read and comprehend technical and professional writing; including journals, instructions, layouts, schematics, memos, letters, procedures, and safety instructions. Ability to perform advanced mathematical functions. Ability to write reports, critiques, memos, letters, instructions and procedures. Ability to speak clearly and concisely. Ability to analyze data and develop conclusions. Ability to identify and resolve problems. Ability to think logically and show attention to detail.
Physical Demands: Able to lift, push, pull, and/or carry 25 pounds. Able to see, hear, talk; finger dexterity, handle, grasp. Visual acuity (depth perception, peripheral vision) necessary to operate a motorized vehicle.
Environmental Demands: Inside work.
The Volusia Sheriff's Office is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.
County Of Volusia