Position:  Systems Engineer
Location:  Fort Wayne, IN
Job Id:  639
# of Openings:  1

Job Title                         Systems Engineer

Level                               Salaried

Division / Department    Information Technology/Tech Design

Reports to                       Manager, Engineering

Travel                               Minimal

This position is responsible for assessing, architecting, engineering, implementing, and managing technology solutions including: collaborating with development, security, and operations teams on solution design, aligning technology portfolio to achieve desired business outcomes, partnering with appropriate stakeholders to define and mature engineering practices, and working with engagement and operations teams on meeting application service levels.
  • Assess, propose, and prioritize engineering efforts based on value and alignment with corporate objectives
  • Execute on architecting, engineering, and deploying technology solutions, focusing on resiliency, recoverability, security, performance, manageability, and total cost of ownership
  • Partner with others on the engineering team for technology research, innovation, and experimentation efforts
  • Collaborate with team members from other subject domains to define and mature engineering practices, focusing on engineering principles
  • Perform technology evaluations and make recommendations for hardware, software, and services
  • Provide Tier 3 technical support including participation in after-hours, on-call rotation
  • Work with engagement and operations teams on troubleshooting, isolating, and resolving issues
  • Enable operations teams to manage technology assets by creating documentation and leading knowledge transfer sessions
Education and Experience

  • B.S. in Computer Science or related field; or equivalent experience/training
  • 3+ years of relevant professional experience
  • Experience with solutions engineering and applying systems thinking principles
  • Experience with core infrastructure technologies and services (Route/switch, SAN, wireless, virtualization)
  • Experience with cloud technologies, including building and operating cloud applications
  • Advanced knowledge of OSI model and networking fundamentals
  • Advanced knowledge and application of IT security best-practices
  • Advanced knowledge and application of IT operational best-practices
  • Knowledge of application design principles and service-oriented architecture
  • Experience with programming/scripting languages
  • Experience working with agile software development teams on solutions delivery
  • Relevant technical certifications
Skills and Abilities
  • Must be proactive and have a strong work ethic
  • Must be organized and able to plan/orchestrate work activities
  • Must have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Must be an effective communicator in both technical and common business language
  • Must be an effective communicator in both written and verbal forms
  • Understanding of agile and lean frameworks, including Scrum and Kanban

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