Baylor Scott & White Health Senior Server Engineer in Dallas, Texas

The Senior Server Engineer leads a team of Server Engineers responsible for Windows Server, VMWare, and other infrastructure technologies. Responsible for the stability, integrity, availability, and performance of these technology-based services, ensures the day-to-day operations, maintenance, upgrades, and patches of servers and supporting systems. The Senior Server Engineer provides best business practice support and guidance to junior engineers as well as the user community on application deployment and delivery, implementation of server hardware and operating systems, and options to optimize delivery of applications. Installs and builds servers for the deployment of applications in a variety of environments and platforms, provides server performance analysis, and creates plans for disaster recovery. The Senior Server Engineer will also have the following responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for other Server Engineers by providing consultation, mentoring, performance feedback, and support

  • Work with management to define strategic direction

  • Design, architect, install, and document enterprise-wide information systems, servers, and services in support of Baylor Scott & White's core businesses

  • Manage and support various services and load balancing in multiple environments, determining requirements through discussions with customers, vendors and other IS departments

  • Designs, and develops effective solutions, specifications and quotes, based upon customer needs, systems, and standards.

  • Build and configure server hardware, operating system and application software following approved procedures and standards established for the IS Data Center.

  • Integrate systems within the enterprise directories according to established policies and procedures to ensure customer access requirements

  • Maintain, administer, support and troubleshoot the appropriate services using approved enterprise tools and methods to ensure availability and performance

  • Provide quality and timely technical support and assistance to customers, vendors and other IS personnel to resolve problems and issues in a clear and concise manner

  • Evaluate system performance by running tests using appropriate methodologies and tools. Perform periodic maintenance to restore, maintain and improve the performance of all information systems

  • Manage projects to ensure the quality and timely implementation of data center systems using established tools and procedures while monitoring project status and resolving issues in a timely manner

  • Act as a resource for IS team members, providing technical expertise on new and existing technology and guidance in how to solve complex, technical problems related to hardware, software, operating systems, and data in a professional manner

  • Participate in the interviewing and onboarding of new Server Engineers

The ideal Senior Server Engineer candidate will have five years of experience designing, building, configuring, and supporting large infrastructure environments to include networking protocols, clustering, replication, encryption, tape/disk drives, and backup and restore technologies with the ability to architect complex enterprise solutions with special consideration given to application performance and resiliency, configuration, optimization, and troubleshooting. The ideal Senior Server Engineer will also have the following skills and experience:

  • Extensive knowledge of several or all of the following: Server systems, storage arrays, fabric configurations, SAN, NAS, Fiber Channel, Microsoft Active Directory and Windows infrastructure services such as AD, GPO, DFS, File/Print, DNS, WINS, replication, certificate services, ADFS, Virtualization of network, SAN, and Server technologies, VMWare technologies

  • Three-Five years of experience including some or all of the following: Designing, building, configuring, and supporting a large storage environment, Networking protocols, clustering, replication, encryption, tape/disk drives, and backup and restore technologies from IBM, EMC, and DataDomain

  • Experience architecting complex enterprise solutions for application performance and resiliency

  • Experience configuring, optimizing, troubleshooting, and managing: AD/Dir services, attributes, object, object classes; VMWare ESX Enterprise; vSphere, vCenter,

  • Experience with the configuration of Windows servers in a large data center environment and the configuration of Network and SAN in a blade server environment

Location/Facility Baylor Scott & White Health, Bryan Tower, Dallas

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• Specialty/Department/Practice Information Technology/Infrastructure

• Shift/Schedule Full-time, days

• Benefits Our competitive benefits package includes*:

• Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits

• 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%

• Tuition Reimbursement

• PTO accrual beginning Day 1

*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.

Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling!

  • Bachelor's Degree or experience equivalent required

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience configuring servers/systems in a large data center environment required

  • Experience configuring Network and SAN, in blade server environment preferred

As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviors that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.