Server Engineer
The Experts Inc - New York, NY

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Job Description

You will be r esponsible for enterprise-wide middleware and application hosting technology standards, patterns and lifecycle. This includes: researching new products and changes/updates/patches for existing products – develop and define configuration, packaging and deployment standards as well as HA and DR strategies - development of product and technology patterns - testing and evaluating standards and patterns - writing comprehensive technical documentation.

Core Technologies include:
Server OS
Active Directory

Author Product Design, Implementation and Support documentation
Provide support to the Solutions Engineering team towards designing solutions to meet project requirements
Develop methods to create repeatable and efficient procedures to deploy products
Develop frameworks and best practices for disaster recovery and high availability application design, DMZ application hosting, test environment specifications, etc that can be applied consistently to application infrastructure deployments
Manage the lifecycle of the full catalog of application hosting and middleware technology products

Significant expertise (5 to 7 years) in defining, designing and deploying global business applications with both internal and external customer focus
Certifications in Core technologies preferred
Significant expertise and experience in defining philosophy and principles for global engineering in database technologies.
Shell, Python, Pearl, Ruby and Powershell scripting experience to automate tasks and procedures
Experience in Unix, Linux and Windows environments
Self starter with desire to understand work and project objectives, not just execute
Possesses a good understanding of IT service management
Strong communication (oral and written) and influencing skills, with the ability to communicate new concepts, and drive change in process and behaviors.
Significant experience with hardware and software products that provide high availability and disaster recovery functionality such as clustering and data caching and replication
Significant experience with tuning database environments to ensure optimal performance
Strong analytical focus, results-oriented and execution driven, with the ability to align technology developments with the generation of potential competitive business advantage.
Ability to quickly learn and apply new technologies
Ability to identify and elaborate enterprise-wide impact of major product technology trends.
Has played a lead role in architecture, design and documentation of database infrastructure technologies, with SME knowledge in one or more related areas.
Has significant experience in vendor management, communication with vendor engineering and vendor product development.
Strong problem solving and root cause analysis skills, with the ability to identify learning opportunities, improve current processes.
Effective communications and presentation delivery skills, especially to senior management on technology strategies and standards; able to create and maintain cross-segment relationships and foster collaboration, knowledge sharing and cooperation.



Additional Information

The Experts, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action (M/F/D/V) Employer.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.