Sr. Systems Engineer at PerfectServe (Remote)

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Senior Systems Engineer

Position Overview:

At PerfectServe, a Senior Systems Engineer is expected to have the technical ability to directly manage and maintain all aspects of the systems that support PerfectServe’s 24x7x365 SaaS solution. The position serves as a key role in meeting a stringent 99.9% uptime goal, requiring the candidate to be quick on their feet, smooth under pressure and employ flawless quality control practices. You will be part of a team of intelligent individuals that will demand excellence and look to you for guidance to keep PerfectServe a leader in the healthcare communication space.

Key Responsibilities and Qualifications:  

  • Design and implement quality infrastructure solutions in a SaaS environment
  • Analyze complex system behavior for security vulnerabilities and performance issues
  • Further migrate unmanaged resources to management with Infrastructure as Code
  • Maintain hardware and software, including VM hosts, servers, and appliances
  • Troubleshoot and resolve platform issues
  • Participate in the Operations Engineering 24/7 weekly on-call rotation (after on-boarding)
  • Make meaningful contributions to improve the system health and availability
  • Work with your manager to manage conflict with empathy and cooperation in mind

Essential Qualifications:  

  • Extensive experience with the Windows Server platform and services (AD, DNS, GPO, PKI, etc.)
  • Extensive experience with VMware virtualization in highly-available environments
  • General knowledge of storage solutions, networking and firewalls, and application load balancing
  • Proven system management including automation of hardware and software upgrades, patch management and troubleshooting experience
  • Ability to work closely with peers and team members collaboratively
  • General knowledge of application load balancing
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Beneficial Qualifications:

  • Completion of a degree or certification in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Linux administration knowledge
  • Configuration Management and Infrastructure as Code experience
  • Experience deploying Docker containers and orchestration through Kubernetes clusters
  • Experience with Interactive Intelligence IP-Telephony platform and Computer Telephony Integration (CTI)
  • Knowledge of Citrix ADC or similar
  • Knowledge of MS SQL Server cluster administration
  • Knowledge of Pure Storage, Dell Compellent, NetApp, and/or DataDomain storage solutions
  • Experience using Avamar backup and restore
  • Experience deploying services to AWS using Terraform, Ansible or similar
  • Experience deploying Docker containers and orchestration through Kubernetes clusters

What we offer within Operations:

We have a unified and experienced team unlike one you’ve worked with before. We challenge ourselves to find the best industry standard solutions for our platforms we maintain. We are collaborative and your voice will be heard. Our most junior engineer has the same voice as our most experienced engineer. We truly embrace the team culture and have been the leader in the organization with the lowest turnover rate for the past six quarters. Given the amount of pressure and workload our team handles, it stands to reason that our team supports each other.

We also recognize the stress this position brings and have a flexible schedule, including making it easy to take time off. We know that personal appointments come up, and we will do everything we can to support you with last minute conflicts. We truly embrace what it means to be on a team. We fail as a team and we succeed as a team.

Why join our team:

  • We offer the ability to work remotely and the ability to come into the office if the candidate is located near one
  • We minimize meeting burnout by having purposeful meetings
  • The candidate will have the support of your management and leadership to make decisions
  • Regular meetings with the candidate’s manager set by the candidate’s cadence
  • The candidate will have clear paths for career advancement, meaningful and achievable goals
  • We are constantly evaluating our processes to ensure we are working together to make our environment work for us
  • We work within traditional on-prem infrastructure, while also having the opportunity to work with
  • The candidate will understand how your role serves the end users
  • We have a detailed onboarding plan and process to ensure that you are exposed to the platform before you are expected to begin work on it
  • We are constantly evaluating our alerting and monitoring tools to reduce alert fatigue
  • We run our incident response with the expectation that only the people working the incident are on the call. We do not allow non-technical people on the call with our technical team unless they are directly responding to a call. We have a communication officer that handles communication to outside teams.

Environment, Physical & Other Requirements:

This position requires interaction with people and technology while either standing or sitting. In order to best service our customers on the phone, face-to-face, or on the computer, all employees must be able to communicate with or without reasonable accommodation.

Depending on the assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10 - 50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information.

PerfectServe is committed to compliance with its obligations under all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. In keeping with this commitment, it attempts to reasonably accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with the requirements of the disability discrimination laws. It also invites individuals with disabilities to participate in a good faith, interactive process to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made without imposing an undue hardship.

This position description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

PerfectServe, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer -----M/F/D/V.

PerfectServe offers unified healthcare communication solutions to help physicians, nurses, and care team members provide exceptional patient care. PerfectServe’s cloud-based solutions enhance patient safety and reduce provider burnout by automating workflows, speeding time to treatment, optimizing shift schedules, empowering nurse mobility, and engaging patients in their own care.

More Information on PerfectServe
PerfectServe operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Knoxville, TN and San Francisco , CA. PerfectServe was founded in 1999. It has 312 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 8 open jobs at PerfectServe, click here.
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