Systems Support Engineer Sr (Remote)

Georgia Institute of Technology Remote
engineer remote technical tech software infrastructure design maintenance hardware departmental security virtualization operation
November 19, 2022
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia
Job Title: Systems Support Engineer Sr (Remote)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 252164
Job Summary

Responsible for advanced level design, integration, implementation and modification of a wide variety of user information systems usually within a highly complex environment. This includes coordination of the installation, testing, operation, troubleshooting and maintenance of those systems. Provide functional and technical expertise in support of user systems operation and maintenance. May include support of labs, training facilities and general IT office software and hardware. Provides technical advice and leadership to lower level technical staff. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: system staff and departmental users including management. This position typically will advise and counsel: systems staff. This position will supervise: NA (work direction only)


Job Duty 1 -
Conduct needs analysis, planning and scheduling the installation of a wide variety of new or modified hardware/software.

Job Duty 2 -
Develop functional and technical IT system requirements and specifications.

Job Duty 3 -
Provide technical support through allocating systems resources, managing accounts, administering passwords, documentation, security, recoverability and access including deploying security and operating system patches.

Job Duty 4 -
Monitor and reports on system performance.

Job Duty 5 -
Support internal departmental servers.
Job Duty 6 -
Maintain hardware and software inventories including developing and updating departmental distributed software license management policy.

Job Duty 7 -
Makes technical presentations to other technical personnel and user department administrators.

Job Duty 8 -
May lead project technical team; provide technical advice to lower level technical staff.

Job Duty 9 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Other Required Qualifications
Georgia Fourth Class Boiler License; Valid Georgia Driver's License. May require handling of hazardous materials and working in areas near rotating machinery, live electrical wiring, high-pressure liquids and gases and heated surfaces. May require lifting objects up to 75 pounds , working in confined spaces, exposure to high noise levels, climbing ladders and standing/walking on scaffolding. May require work outdoors in adverse weather conditions. Wearing of full-face respirator may be required.

Required Experience
Four to six years of job related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Technical leadership skills

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Heavy emphasis on VMWare Virtualization Infrastructure. Ten or more years in design, implementation, performance tuning, monitoring, administration, and troubleshooting.
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure a plus.
  • Storage Infrastructure experience a plus, especially how it relates to virtualization and backups.
  • Networking Infrastructure experience a plus, especially how it relates to virtualization.
  • AWS and/or Azure experience also a plus.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

This job requires advanced knowledge of complex concepts, practices and procedures associated with IT systems design, installation and maintenance. Expert knowledge in variety of applications and platforms is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.

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