Full Time Job

Principal Systems Engineer

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Remote / Virtual 11-03-2021
Apply @ Employer
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
Principal Systems Engineer (VMware & Citrix)

Sinclair Broadcast Group seeks a motivated and experienced Principal Systems Engineer to join the Corporate Information Technology Department. The individual will develop, integrate and support key Enterprise infrastructure solutions.

• Provide technical guidance on Systems Engineering projects
• Lead Systems Engineering projects and provide required technical expertise to diverse stakeholder groups based on business requirements
• Collaborate with other teams and third-party vendors to define best-in-class solutions
• Configuration, management, and maintenance of VMware, Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop, and Storage systems – including physical and virtual servers, HPE Nimble, NetApp, and Dell/EMC
• Performs installation, configuration, maintenance, debugging and support for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop
• Support and participate in the development of architecture designs for enterprise-wide systems infrastructure environments
• Proactively monitor KPIs and address areas of improvement for systems infrastructure
• Drive efficiencies through process automation and Infrastructure as Code frameworks
• Mentor, train, and provide guidance to all other systems team members

Experience, Skills & Competencies:
• Immediate authorization to work in the US
• 10+ years relevant systems analysis/support experience
• 10+ years of experience directly administering and supporting Microsoft Window Server
• Advanced knowledge of Active Directory, LDAP, MFA, Group Policy, NTFS and DFS
• Advanced knowledge of networking protocols TCP/IP, VoIP, DNS and DHCP
• 10+ years of experience with both iSCSI and Fiber Channel Storage Area Networks
• Understanding of industry best practices surrounding proper maintenance and support of a 24x7 server infrastructure
• 10+ years of production experience with ESXi 6.x or higher to include VMware vCenter, vRealize, supporting multiple operating systems and applications to include SQL server, Windows server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux
• Experience with performance tuning and troubleshooting practices at OS and network layers of the stack
• 7+ years of experience directly administering Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop
• 3+ years of experience with Citrix NetScaler
• 10+ years of production experience with VMware enterprise features (DRS, HA, vMotion, SRM, Update Manager)
• 4+ years of production experience with VMware vSAN
• 4+ years of production experience with VMware Cloud Foundation
• 5+ years of production experience with network virtualization with VMware NSX
• 5+ years of production experience with VMware vRealize Suite – including vROPS, VRA
• 5+ years of experience with scripting and automation – PowerShell, Ansible, Terraform, Python, JSON, Jenkins, etc.
• Experience with security/vulnerability patching of VMware/vSphere hosts and Virtual machines, including deployment and process documentation with VMware Update Manager
• Proficient in VMware performance, capacity planning, monitoring, virtualization analysis, and consolidation activities
• Experience with storage configuration and management: HPE Nimble Storage, NetApp, EMC Isilon
• Physical capability to install/de-install server equipment in a data center environment
• Strong analytical problem-solving skills
• Strong leadership skills
• Ability to quickly grasp technical issues and offer solutions
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Outgoing and enthusiastic personality
• Professional business demeanor
• Customer-focused attitude and desire to interface directly with end-user clients
• VMware Certification: Active VCP Required (VCAP or VCDX preferred)
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems or a related field or equivalent work experience

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g671jj-54-158-251-104-42 in your application.