Systems Engineer in New York, NY at Open Systems Technologies

Date Posted: 1/8/2020

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Job Description

A law firm is seeking a Systems Engineer to join their team in New York, NY.


  • Lead the development of long-term vision, strategy, and roadmaps for storage (SAN) platform, dependent servers (physical/virtual) and databases across the organization in conjunction with company objectives
  • Design, manage, maintain, install, configure and operate the Virtualization (VMware) environment across multiple sites including the datacenter
  • Manage storage backups, data replication and snapshots in a multiprotocol environment
  • Design redundant systems and policies for disaster recovery and archiving to ensure effective protection and integrity of storage appliances and stored data assets
  • Perform capacity planning analysis and other needs assessments to inform storage architecture strategy
  • Establish strategies for storage consolidation, centralization, and optimization to reduce downtime and costs while improving security and storage performance/availability
  • Research, recommend and implement additional systems to improve performance and stability
  • Maintain current knowledge of storage-related trends, and issues, including current and emerging technologies and best practices; Develop strategies and policies to ensure best practice based regulatory compliance and reduce the enterprise’s legal exposure
  • Respond as the Storage SME escalation point for Support Desk personnel
  • Adhere to ITIL service management principles as well as corporate policies
  • Serve as part of an on-call rotation


  • 7+ years of technical experience supporting large infrastructures
  • Able to manage projects from inception to completion
  • Proficient with SAN technology, such as HPE 3PAR
  • Proficient with virtualization technologies (VMware)
  • Experience with Windows Server 2008/12/16 in addition to Active Directory
  • Able to architect, manage and secure high capacity network storage
  • Knowledge of applicable data retention practices and best practices
  • Able to establish, follow and document technology builds, best practices and standards
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Able to travel with short notice
  • Able to work extended hours, nights, weekends and participate in a rotating on-call schedule
  • ITIL Certified preferred
  • MCITP (Microsoft Certified IT Professional - Enterprise Administrator on Windows Server) preferred
  • VCP (VMware Certified Professional) preferred
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