194297 - Systems Engineer III
Kansas City
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Systems Engineer III for an opening in Kansas City, MO.

o Work with executive team members, decision makers, and stakeholders to define business requirements and systems goals, and to identify and resolve business systems issues.
o Provides technical design and provides consulting including identification and documentation of requirements and design; including server layout, connectivity, security, auditability, availability and recoverability.
o Collaborate on definition of infrastructure standards and contribute to the overall architecture roadmap
o Translates business/customer requirements into systems or process designs.
o Coordinates environment configuration activities to ensure integration and alignment with other IT technology, sprocesses, ystems, applications, and environments.
o Conduct research on software and systems products to justify recommendations and to support purchasing efforts.
o Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure system-related products and services.
o Colloborate as required in discussions with other IT departments, business units and vendors to identify needs, design technical solutions, develop implementation plans and participate in the implementation of new technology.
o Install and configure server hardware, operating systems, software, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
o Recommend and lead improvement when required to provide the highest level of availability and performance.
o Provides technical support and guidance in troubleshooting system performance issues. Researches problems that cannot be resolved by routine procedures. Creates troubleshooting procedures, designing resolution scripts, workflows or flowcharts. Ensures timely resolution of problems

Knowledge and ability to perform advanced administration on mulitple company standard infrastructure technologies or similar platforms; such as Microsoft Windows Server, RedHat Linux, HP UX, VMWare, Citrix, HP 3Par SAN, EMC NAS, Cisco Networking. • Understands and considers business goals, corporate IT standards, department strategy, service level agreements, EVA’s and budgetary implications. • Understands and considers and applies standard concepts, best practices and procedures • related to servers and enterprise application environments. • Knowledge of established configuration management, network architecture development and project methodologies. • Effective project team member, at times assuming leadership roles for projects • Monitors emerging trends and evolving technologies, evaluating and understanding the implications for inclusion in department strategy. • Identify alternative and/or innovative solutions to architecture problems.

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or other related field and 4 years of systems administration experience OR 6 years of systems administration experience


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Robert Davis
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x305 or (800) 927-9318 x305

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.