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System Engineer Specialist

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 100440
Job Family: Information Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: business work hours ability for flex
Remote Opportunity: Yes
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 51011028342587-IAS Technology Services & Solutions


Job Summary

Formulates and defines specifications for complex operating systems. Modifies and maintains complex operating systems and supporting products using vendor releases and utilities from the manufacturer. Evaluates and recommends new hardware and software components to improve operation of Data Center.  Responsible for evaluating our organization's business needs and determining how IT can support those needs by leveraging software, hardware, and/or other infrastructure.  Responsible for bringing forward innovative ideas and approaches to enhance our customers strategic position in the marketplace.  Evaluate our organization's business needs and determining how IT can support those needs by leveraging software, hardware, and/or other infrastructure.

Essential Functions

  • Meet with stakeholders and evaluate and define all technical problems/needs and compare needs to solutions that already exist. Should a suitable technology already exist within the portfolio of business applications, create a design package for IAS Build/Run teams. Recommend best practices for the entire solution. 
  • Coordinate and attend meetings, demonstrating team leadership, subject matter competency providing an in-depth Knowledge of design and approach.
  • Deliver daily both oral and written Communications which may include the development of Design and/or projects presentations.
  • Understating of Networking, IP addressing, VLANs and Routing protocols 
  • Understating of Telephony concepts and protocols, and Cisco phone.
  • Establishes and monitors the technical performance, reliability, and efficiency of mainframe-based hardware and software supporting all current and future operating systems and all computer applications of the System.
  • Audits of infrastructure application servers for compliance with established standards, policies, configuration guidelines and procedures.
  • Provides responsive support to the application development and operational activities of the Information Services department.
  • Reports system performance, makes recommendations, and takes appropriate action to insure the best performance per utilization of computer resources.
  • Develops and maintain testing mechanism to verify capabilities of incoming Software/Hardware releases to insure viability before go-live.
  • Advises staff on proper data administration and program design to improve capabilities of existing programs and systems.
  • Manages all aspects of projects including budget development, scope definition, time line preparation, resource estimation and management, and status reporting. Plans projects using standard System methods to develop manpower and cost estimates.
  • Supports the System Engineers and IS Management from a technical perspective.
  • Supports Technology applications such as load testing, software distribution, monitoring, and job scheduling packages.


Physical Requirements

This position is subject to high-level visibility through exposure to Administration. Work duties will require high degree of proficiency in verbal and written communications. Must be available for call-back support on a regular basis. Work requires during conversions and/or training extensive evening and weekend hours. Must be able to lift objects that weigh up to 35 pounds.

Education, Experience and Certifications

High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or job related field preferred. 8 years experience installing and supporting sophisticated information systems in a health care environment utilizing client/server technologies. Advanced knowledge of job related systems such as Unix, Linux, Window; proficient in script writing preferred. General knowledge of networks and TCP IP protocol. Formal training in a variety of information systems technology preferred.