Employer: Yakima Chief Hops
The System Engineer is responsible for: server installation, system design, server maintenance, server monitoring, data backups, server/system security, and documentation of the server/systems environment, assists the Help Desk and Network Staff in providing technical and desktop support for all users in times of high volume or escalated issues, ensures stable operation of all business-critical applications maintaining infrastructure and software integrity using industry best practices.
Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in computer science and four (4) years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Demonstrate a powerful sense of internal customer service and strong work ethic to contribute to the company's mission and vision positively.
•Requires sound written and verbal communication skills; must be able to communicate proficiently to a non-technical audience.
•Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks within a high-pressure environment using creative problem-solving skills to timely resolve IS issues.
•Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
•Adept at reading, writing, and interpreting technical documentation and procedure manuals.
•Ability to research software/hardware issues and new products as required.
•Security mindset is required – Implement and support best practices (Security Governance).
•Technical experiences should include, but not be limited to:
•Minimum of 4 years with Windows server administration experience.
•Senior level experience with MS Server 2012 - 2019 and Servers
•2 - 5 years supporting application and database servers in a cloud and on Prem environment. (Azure experience is preferred)
•2 - 5 years administrating (Azure or equivalent) Cloud, including VNET, SSL, MFA, and load balancing.
•3 - 5 years experience with Microsoft Operating Systems 2008 R2 to 2019 R2
•3 -5 years Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Group Policy and ADSI.
•3 -5 years Antivirus (ESET or equivalent)
•1-3 years of cloud backups (AZURE a plus)
•2-5 years of Microsoft 365 (Office 365) administration
•2-5 years of VMware ESX / VCenter administration, including VLAN and Enterprise Plus features
•2-5 years WSUS or other patching automation platforms
•Advanced analytical problem-solving skills
•Advanced knowledge of system vulnerabilities and security issues. Security Patching platforms.
•Manages and administers all operating systems, VMWARE, Azure Cloud and their corresponding or associated software and hardware.
•Research emerging products, services, protocols, and standards supporting systems software, procurement, and development efforts.
•Manage and ensure the integrity, stability, and security of all servers (Cloud and on-prem).
•Distributes and supervises server storage space allotments, sets the appropriate thresholds in SolarWinds monitoring solution.
•Performs system audits to sustain PCI, ISO and security requirements using industry best practices continually.
•Analyzes system or application usage and plans for growth and/or increases in network capacity.
•Recommends, schedules, and performs software and hardware improvements, upgrades, patches and/or purchases.
•Interacts with vendors and contractors to secure hardware products and services.
•Develops, implements, and maintains policies, procedures, and associated training plans for administration and appropriate use.
•Designs and implements disaster recovery plan for operating systems.
•Maintain server, cloud, and system security and system lock down.
•Administers and maintains Active Directory accounts, permissions, and access rights.
•Remain vigilant in the pursuit and presentation of process improvement and enhanced efficiency.
•Maintain sanitary and safe work environment and follow safety requirements.
•Actively participate on company’s Safety Committee.
•Ensure that company safety policies as well as federal, state and local safety and environmental regulations are observed.
•Must have a complete understanding of company’s policies, SOPs, QPs, EPs, HACCP and cGMP to that pertain to their department to ensure quality, safety, efficiency and sustainability.
•Must adhere to all company policies.
•Examine documents, materials, and products and monitor work processes to assess completeness, accuracy and conformance to standards and specifications.
•Follow all SOPs in a given area.
•Perform all other duties as assigned by Manager and/or designee.
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ