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Systems Engineer

Performant Financial
Livermore, CA
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Performant Financial Corporation

Performant Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans).

Systems Engineer
Job Code:2018-10-1A-017
Location:Livermore, CA
Status:Regular Full Time
The primary goal of the Systems Engineer is to ensure the smooth operation of our organizations infrastructure in order to provide maximum performance and availability for system users.
  • Assists with the building and maintenance of Windows servers and Red Hat servers
  • Performs basic Active Directory management
  • Assists with maintaining, and supporting the server and storage environments.
  • Contributes to projects as needed in order to upgrade to new and/or improved systems equipment and procedures.
  • Maintains and supports server and network monitoring tools
  • Participates in the proactive monitoring of system infrastructure and respond to issues.
  • Provides support for general server and device racking and cabling
  • Creates and maintain system documentation.
  • Manages server and storage infrastructure vendors.
  • Develops and maintain accurate infrastructure inventory
  • Documents and follows all policies and procedures for assigned tasks
  • Follows Performant IT policies and processes
  • Produces timely project progress reports, keep organization informed
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management
  • On-Call required
Required Skills and Knowledge:
  • Hands-on working knowledge of Windows (2008, 2012), Active Directory, Linux, VMware, HP Servers, NetApp storage arrays and EMC Networker/Data Domain
  • Hardware and software troubleshooting experience and basic network connection troubleshooting
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure monitoring tools (Solarwinds preferred)
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws
  • Able to conduct research into system and networking issues and products as required
  • Ability to interact with management, stakeholders and business leaders in a professional manner
  • Highly self-motivated, organized and directed
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Proven analytic and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment, take direction and report status
  • Ability to obtain security clearance for Public Trust Positions
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Sit/stand/walk 8-12hr/day
  • Lift/carry/push/pull under and over 10lbs occasionally
  • Keying frequency, handling, reaching, fine manipulation
Education and Experience:
  • College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science, and/or 5 years equivalent work experience
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Experience with client/server and operating system Remote Desktop Services, Citrix, and client VPN technologies, Solarwinds Monitoring, McAfee, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Red Hat Satellite Management a plus



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