Systems Engineer II
San Ramon, CA 94582
December 25, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
Req ID: 160386

Join one of the World’s Most Admired Companies!

Founded in 1948, Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm and the parent company of Protiviti, a global consulting firm. We offer our clients a full spectrum of specialized staffing and consulting solutions through our more than 400 locations in over 20 countries. Robert Half has appeared on FORTUNE® magazine’s list of “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998, as well as numerous “Best Place to Work” lists around the world.

Our corporate employees are the backbone of our operations and work with our teams around the world. Each employee at our corporate services locations plays a role in our company’s success.

If you have a background in technology and want to work in an environment where you can thrive and innovate, please consider Robert Half.

Watch this video to learn more about working in IT at Robert Half and apply for this job today!

Job Summary

Robert Half is seeking a Systems Engineer II who will assist in maintaining the integrity, availability and security of the Robert Half computing infrastructure. This position will be part of the installation, configuration, patching, monitoring and fine-tuning the infrastructure across the organization in a timely and efficient manner. This also includes understanding and monitoring the network integration and related functions for Robert Half computing systems.

Specific Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide technical direction and strategy for technical system selection and deployment as a leader in the standards group in Systems Engineering team.
  • Deploy systems to support Enterprise Infrastructure as well as project initiatives within Robert Half.
  • Research systems engineering products and services and determine applicability to Robert Half's computing environments, creating recommendations for implementation.
  • Maintain and monitor functionality of our VMware, Hyper-V and NAS storage infrastructure.
  • Work with project managers and business owners to determine business requirements for new system capabilities and take responsibility for service delivery aligned with requirements.
  • Author documents - specifications, standards, procedures and policies to support Robert Half enterprise infrastructure and recommendations based on research and architecture recommendations.
  • Lead process improvement efforts by providing constructive feedback, suggesting alternatives, and driving continuous process improvement.
  • Architect limited scope business systems using mixture of standard and custom hardware and software to meet Robert Half's business needs.


  • Bachelor’s degree in IT related field or equivalent experience.
  • 7+ years’ experience in Information Technology in an Enterprise environment required. 5+ years’ experience working in a large IT organization (100+ people) with a branch-based operation and 2+ years’ of experience working on medium and large scale projects.
  • Intermediate to advanced level demonstrated and applied experience supporting enterprise systems for a large IT organization (100+ people).
  • Intermediate to advanced level experience in creating and maintaining project plans and schedules and collaborate with technical teams and management.
  • Intermediate to advanced level of understanding and personal experience in implementing and applying technology control processes (such as Change Management, Availability Management, Production Acceptance, etc.,) to improve service delivery.
  • Intermediate to advanced level of understanding with one or more hypervisors (VMware, Hyper-V, KVM).
  • Intermediate to advanced level of understanding NAS storage clusters.
  • Microsoft Windows scripting experience along with other scripting languages is a plus.
  • Linux experience is a plus.
  • Preferred certifications:
  • Server: MCP, MCSA, MCSE, VCP, RHCP
  • Storage: NAS Certification (Nimble, EMC Isilon)
  • Networking: Cisco CCNA, Vyatta BCVRE, Fortinet NSE

Follow us on Twitter @RH_Corp_Jobs for Robert Half Corporate job openings and career and workplace news!

Robert Half International Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veteran

As part of Robert Half’s corporate facility employment process, any offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

You may apply for this position online, or by mail. Robert Half is committed to being an equal employment employer offering opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to apply for a position, please contact us by sending an email to for assistance.

In your email please include the following:

  • The specific accommodation requested to complete the employment application

  • The location(s) (city, state) to which you would like to apply.

By mail: Please mail your cover letter and resume to:

  • Corporate Staffing
    Robert Half
    2613 Camino Ramon
    San Ramon, CA 94583-9128

A little about us:
Founded in 1948, Robert Half (NYSE: RHI) is the world's first and largest specialized staffing services firm.

Know someone who would be interested in this job? Share it with your network.