Great careers start here
Engineering/IT/Security/Software Development
1900003N Requisition #

Senior Systems Engineer                             REQ# 1900003N

Position Overview: 

Entrust Datacard is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to solve complex business and technology problems for our Server, Storage and Back Up environments. The Senior Systems Engineer – Core Infrastructure will be a key player that partners with internal and external stakeholders to provide Infrastructure solutions that support our rapidly growing and evolving Entrust Datacard business. This individual will be responsible for gathering and turning requirements into working solutions by designing, building and delivering stable platforms and services. This position requires a strong background in server virtualization, including VDI, bare metal server configuration, patching via SCCM/WSUS/Satellite, as well as possess experience in maintaining storage and designing/replacing backup solutions and implementing automation workloads. This position will report to the Manager, Core Infrastructure.

Click here to view the video directly from the hiring manager:

  • Perform standard Operating system administration duties on Windows (2003/2008/2012, R2), RedHat Linux and CentOS
  • Manage and support Microsoft Active Directory
  • Manage and support DHCP & DNS
  • Perform Solaris, AIX and Unix system administration duties
  • Oversight of and participation in Windows SCCM, RedHat Satellite and CentOS Spacewalk patch management
  • Responsible for various Platform management responsibilities of VDI, Server, Storage and Backup environments (design, test, implement, support)
  • Execute on strategic projects as assigned from end-to-end
  • Collaborate with the team and our Cloud Services group to design, implement and manage an Infrastructure As A Service (IaaS) platform leveraging Openshift, Ansible, GitBucket, etc.
  • Provide management of non-networking portions of Big-IP F5 Load Balancers (e.g., iRules)
  • Break-Fix incident resolution, root cause analysis and problem management.
  • Participation in a 24x7 on-call support rotation and off-hours maintenance windows
  • Respond to and fulfill customer service requests
  • Responsible for maintaining and creating relevant and up to date infrastructure documentation for all deployed systems and cross-training other team members
  • Identify and improve any processes or procedures that are outdated or obsolete with respect to technical architecture
  • Responsible for mentoring and cross-training other team members as required

Basic Qualifications
  • College or University degree
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience working in medium and/or large size IT Infrastructure Organizations
  • Experience in designing and implementing IT Infrastructure (Server, Storage, Backup solutions)
  • Knowledge of server hardware on Intel x86_64 platforms
  • Experience with Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 (including R2) and Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS administration
  • Experience with Cisco UCS and Dell NVMe servers
  • Strong experience with VMware ESX (vSphere 4.x, 5.x, 6.x) and vROPs
  • Experience with VMWare HorizonView v. 6.x & 7.x
  • Experience with Veritas NetBackup and/or other backup platforms
  • Scripting/automation experience e.g., Microsoft PowerShell, open source tools including Ansible, Jenkins
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as collaborating as a project team member
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and processes and become a subject matter expert
  • Must be able to lawfully work within the US and have unrestricted work authorization for US (Trusted Role requirement for conducting work on government environments)
  • Proven ability to multi-task between rapidly changing priorities and managing time effectively while still being engaged with broader team efforts
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with vSAN and Software Defined Datacenter
  • Experience with Cloud Infrastructure (AWS or Azure; VMC on AWS)
  • Experience with BigIP F5
  • Experience with Solarwinds Orion monitoring and alerting platform
  • Experience with VictorOps alerting platform
  • Experience with Netapp Storage
  • Experience with Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Experience leading, training and coaching team members
  • Experience with vendor service contract and license and maintenance negotiations
About Entrust Datacard

Our growing company relies on curious, dedicated and innovative colleagues to anticipate the future and provide solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure world. Entrust Datacard technologies and expertise help government agencies, enterprises and financial institutions in more than 150 countries serve and safeguard citizens, employees and consumers. Each year, our solutions secure billions of transactions — and every day, our technologies issue and manage more than 10 million secure identities. How do we do all of this? Together.

Join us. Together we’ll create solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure life.

For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.


Entrust Datacard Corporation is an EOE/AA/Veteran/People with Disabilities employer.


Previous Job Searches

Similar Listings

Shakopee, Minnesota, United States

📁 Engineering/IT/Security/Software Development

Requisition #: 1900003D

Shakopee, Minnesota, United States

📁 Engineering/IT/Security/Software Development

Requisition #: 180000K8

Shakopee, Minnesota, United States

📁 Engineering/IT/Security/Software Development

Requisition #: 180000LN