Systems Engineer II
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: May 15, 2022
System Engineer II
"A seasoned position requiring in-depth knowledge and experience in
compute system technologies. Works independently under moderate
supervision responsible for troubleshooting, installing,
configuring, and maintaining server hardware, operating systems,
and applications in support of business requirements. Provides
technical support during critical and non-critical business hours.
Proactively identifies and automates the resolution to availability
and performance issues throughout the environment.This position
will expose the candidate to all server based operating systems
(Linux, Windows) at Paychex and will require the development of
skills to support, administer, and engineer cross-platform OS
solutions. The candidate will be exposed to Continuous Delivery
concepts such as Version Control, Continuous Integration, Testing
(smoke, sanity, regression), Automation, and Orchestration as a
means to deliver and support IT systems at Paychex. Technologies
like Git, Artifactory, ServerSpec, Puppet, Ansible, and many more
are the means to achieve our organizations 'as code' goals and
objectives. Scripting (Bash, Powershell), and non-scripting (Ruby,
Python, Go) languages are leveraged to extend
features/functionality within our current toolsets and further our
self-service, automation, and orchestration capabilities and
services. The candidate will leverage the latest technologies from
Cisco, Dell/EMC, Docker, Google, Microsoft, Red Hat, VMware, and
many Open Source projects in our IT environment that are critical
to delivering Paychex's IT infrastructure services. The candidate
will be integrated into DevOps teams (Delivery Teams) with Software
Developers and Testers, Build and Release Engineers, Solution
Leads, Scrum Masters, and many more, responsible for delivering new
products, features/functionality, and remediating defects for
Paychex's Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions.
- Provides moderately complex technical support during critical
and non-critical business hours on server hardware, operating
systems, and software. Is proactive and reactive for problem
alerting, analysis, resolution, and follow up to ensure platform
- Deploys and configuring moderately complex server operating
systems and applications (Corporate and Third-Party) in physical,
virtual, and containerized compute environments to corporate and
- Performs moderately complex application and storage system
upgrades (hardware/software) as well as periodic health checks in
accordance with established corporate policies and procedures.
- Supports cross-functional project teams to help deliver
solutions as required.
- Creates and maintains technical reference documentation to be
used in support and training of Information Technology (IT)
- Proactively identifies and automates the resolution to
availability and performance failures throughout the
- Proactively identifies work requests that can be downshifted to
Operations staff or automated via software automation and
orchestration tools. Ensures that all working knowledge sets are
properly documented and communicated.
- Participates in the creation of corporate standards, best
practices, and roadmaps for IT systems and technologies.
- Participates in the creation of designs for corporate IT
- Associate's Degree in Computer related discipline and/or an IT
certification in an applicable field - Preferred
- 4 years of experience in Infrastructure administration or
support role. Applicant should have experience in IT systems
administration and process management."
Keywords: Paychex, St. Petersburg , Systems Engineer II, Other , Saint Petersburg, Florida
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