IT Systems Engineer
Location:
Tyler , Texas
Posted:
September 26, 2017
Reference:
2017-14294
Overview
Altice USA is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States. We are a subsidiary of Altice NV, a convergent global leader in telecom, content, media, entertainment and advertising founded in 2001 by entrepreneur Patrick Drahi. We are driven by a philosophy to always challenge ourselves. We question everything so that we can find the best way forward for our customers. And in a world where continuous innovation is the only way forward, we are redefining the vision we have for our customers, enterprises, advertisers - and our people.
The Company offers Suddenlink-branded digital cable television, high-speed Internet and voice services to residential and business customers across the western, midwestern and southern states. Additionally, for its business customers, Suddenlink provides targeted television and online advertising services.

Responsibilities
The Systems Engineer installs, administers, manages, and evaluates all aspects of IPNT server/system architecture to ensure optimal performance, connectivity, reliability, security, data storage and integrity, and inter-operability with various systems and applications run locally or externally with a specific emphasis on High Performance Computing capabilities. The primary goal of this position is to oversee the complex combined systems infrastructure, networks and other various components and review, recommend and engineer the systems to work together into one integrated highly performing and reliabe platform. You'll be involved in day to day administration for performance of all compute nodes, servers, and in support IPNT Systems Engineering to ensure adherence with established standards, best practices, and policies. Works with leads to assist team in conjunction with Corporate Engineering, IPNT Network Team and various vendors to identify, evaluate and implement technology solutions and to resolve performance, interoperability, network, and data storage issues. Identifies, evaluates, brokers adoption, and facilitates transition to new technology, methodologies and data administration procedures, protocols, standards and security measures required to engage in external provisioning of Cloud services. Assists the architecture team to enforces SLAs, connectivity, monitors performance of servers, network and databases; coordinates diagnostic testing to correct performance problems. Participates in the testing of system enhancements and patches; performs test scripts and system configuration to ensure results achieve desired outcomes throughout all effected systems. Writes scripts / customizes tools to evaluate and monitor disk space and system usage (in conjunction with the NOC); analyzes rate of growth to available equipment; re-allocates disk space to maximize usage. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or equivalent combination of experience
• Minimum of 5 years' experience in server/network administration, virtual environment; server security, system high availability and Linux administration experience OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved is required
• Must have experience with: Redhat, VMWare, Windows, Solaris, & Cisco USC blade architecture
• Must be able to complete a ground up build of a brand new install
• Must have a clean valid driver's license with the ability to travel

A little about us:
Altice USA is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States.

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