Posted: Sunday, December 31, 2017 1:37 PM
Senior Systems EngineerHayward, CARate: OPEN! (W2 or C2C ok)URGENT NEED!!Kelly IT Resources is directly with an established and growing Pharmaceutical Company located in Hayward, Ca and assisting them with their urgent need for an experienced Senior Systems Engineer. This will be a contract role initially but there is potential for future extensions or conversions! They want to hire ASAP!! Senior Systems Engineer Key Accountabilities:Maintains and supports IT infrastructure components to support specialized applications within the company network including PCs, servers, storage, network and other IT infrastructure applications like VMware and backup systems. Responsible for maintaining reliable, validated and compliant operational systems 24x7 with 99% availability.Have basic knowledge of specialized applications and works with vendor to Troubleshoot and/or debug IT infrastructure related problems for specialized applications. Act as liaison with company IT and specialized systems owners. Solve incidents and requests or refer to other IT groups when necessary. Ensure that all interactions are documented via the electronic service request management software with clear technical descriptions of incidents / requests, work done to resolve, root causes and indicating all client interactions.Build, administer and maintain servers for specialized applications using best practices in a MS Windows Active Directory environment.Create and maintain technical documentation related to IT infrastructure supporting specialized applications.Assist in implementing new technologies and stay current with IT infrastructure components used at the company. Participate in managing and monitor systems change control processes, upgrades and patches.Participate in maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for global and local specialized systems .Act as integral team member for specialized systems IT centric projects.Maintain security OS level patch management scheduling, communication and coordination.Have basic knowledge of SDLC and qualification/validation methodologies. Author, execute and review qualification and validation protocols/scripts.Provide audit support as needed.Assist with testing of Data Restore and DR plan for specialized applications on regular basis.Other duties as assigned.Senior Systems Engineer RequirementsExperience 8+ years of experience in managing IT Infrastructure for different kinds of business applications required.A minimum of 5+ years of previous experience in IT system development, integration, testing, implementation and on-going operational support of specialized systems used in pharmaceutical or biotech industry is required.5+ years MS Windows experience, Server 2008 and 2012 Windows 7 and Windows 10 required.7+ years experience preferred.2+ years of experience with VMware is required and preferably in a regulatory environment required.2-5 years of experience with computer system validation required.Education Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related discipline required.Special Skills 2-5 years of experience with IT security needs for specialized systems used in a regulatory environment preferred.2-5 years of experience in Citrix Xenapp Administration and Infrastructure preferred. - provided by Dice2-5 years of experience in Citrix Xenapp Administration and Infrastructure preferred.
• Location: East Bay, Hayward
• Post ID: 92682957 eastbay