Systems Engineer

at American College of Surgeons in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Description About the American College of Surgeons The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is a professional and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and improve the quality of care for surgical patients. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have significantly influenced the course of scientific surgery in America and have established it as an important advocate for all surgical patients. The College has more than 80,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world. For more information, visit . Summary: Responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining our server infrastructure, virtualization environments, and associated storage systems. This role is pivotal in ensuring high availability, performance, and security of the IT services that support our organization's operations. With the organization's reliance on technology for all aspects of operations, this position ensures that our systems are not only running efficiently but are also secure and scalable. This exempt position will report to the Senior Manager, Technical Infrastructure in the Division of Information Technology. It is based in our Chicago office and is a hybrid role: 3 days per week in the office/2 days per week remote. Primary Responsibilities: Design, deploy, and manage server solutions using VxRail, VMware, and Windows Server technologies. Administer storage solutions including Dell Vault, Isilon, Unitrends, and Synology. Microsoft 365 administration, including Exchange Online, OneDrive for Business; SharePoint Online; Azure Active Directory and Teams. Maintain and administer Active Directory, DNS/DHCP services, and other domain services. Implement and oversee comprehensive systems monitoring strategies to ensure health, performance, and security of all IT systems. Ensure data integrity and availability with robust backup and disaster recovery strategies. Work closely with other IT staff and end-users to provide technical support, guidance, and training. Collaborate on IT projects and initiatives. Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate documentation for system configurations, procedures, and policies. Prepare reports on system performance and issues. Collaborate with the security team to enforce data protection and compliance standards across all systems. Automate routine tasks to improve the efficiency and accuracy of system deployments and maintenance. Work with key vendor partners to support systems and implement best practices. Participating in Architecture Reviews. Required Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university is preferred, but not required. At least 2-4+ years of similar or related experience is preferred. VMware Certified Professional (VCP) and Microsoft 365 certifications are a plus. Demonstrated experience with systems monitoring tools and practices. Proven experience with VxRail, VMware, Windows Servers, Dell Vault, Isilon, Unitrends, and Synology technologies. Strong understanding of Active Directory, DNS/DHCP, Domain Services, and networking fundamentals. Knowledge of scripting and automation tools (e.g., PowerShell, Ansible) is a plus. Demonstrated ability to apply security best practices and principles in a systems environment. Comprehensive Benefits: We're committed to attracting and retaining top talent via valuable benefits! Vacation, personal, and sick hours including 13 paid holidays per year Hybrid office schedule Medical-comprehensive coverage through BlueCross BlueShield Dental, Vision, and Prescription drug program 403(b) Matching Program Pension Plan Flexible Spending Medical/Dependent Care Employee Assistance Program Short Term/Long Term Disability Life Insurance Domestic Partner Coverage Plus many other great benefits! The American College of Surgeons is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (312) 202-5000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in... For full info follow application link. Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities •All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. •Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
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Job Posting: 11471922

Posted On: Nov 21, 2023

Updated On: Dec 21, 2023

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